11 de marzo de 2016

William Nicholson website

Especially for those interested in the 18th and the 19th centuries, there is a very useful and impressive new resource. It is a gateway to the whole set of A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts, edited by William Nicholson (affectionately known, then and now, as “Nicholson’s Journal”), gathered together in one convenient place:

All of the 3,000 articles have also been indexed, so you can search by author, subject, keyword, and time period from the “Index” tab. You can also find a complete list of authors on the same website, and bibliographies of works by and about Nicholson.

All of this is the work of Sue Bramall, amateur historian and a descendant of William Nicholson. Sue is also in the process of completing a biography of Nicholson, which will fill an important gap in the literature. Information about the forthcoming book can also be found on the website.