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Microscopes: Other Formats

An introduction to researching the history of optical microscopes at the Rakow Research Library. More information can be found by searching our online catalog or by contacting a reference librarian through our Ask a Librarian service

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For use in the Rakow Library: "Glass Types –Lenses—Microscopes Scientific apparatus--Microscopes"

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Periodical Articles

- Periodical articles in the Rakow Library

- Lens making articles

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Plate XVIII from Volume 2 of Essays on the Microscope by George Adams; 2nd ed. with additions by Frederick Kanmacher. Printed by Dillon and Keating in London for the editor, 1798. CMGL 110118