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1Title:  The X Club: power and authority in Victorian science   
 Creator:  Barton, Ruth, 1945- 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-569) and index. In 1864, amid headline-grabbing heresy trials, members of the British Association for the Advancement of Science were asked to sign a declaration affirming that science and scripture were in agreement. Many criticized the new test of orthodoxy; nine decided that collaborative action was required. The X Club tells their story. These six ambitious professionals and three wealthy amateurs--J.D. Hooker, T.H. Huxley, John Tyndall, John Lubbock, William Spottiswoode, Edward Frankland, George Busk, T.A. Hirst, and Herbert Spencer--wanted to guide the development of science and public opinion on issues where science impinged on daily life, religious belief, and politics. They formed a private dining club, which they named the X Club, to discuss and further their plans. As Ruth Barton shows, they had a clear objective: they wanted to promote "scientific habits of mind," which they sought to do through lectures, journalism, and science education. They devoted enormous effort to the expansion of science education, with real, but mixed, success. For twenty years, the X Club was the most powerful network in Victorian science--the men succeeded each other in the presidency of the Royal Society for a dozen years. Barton's group biography traces the roots of their success and the lasting effects of their championing of science against those who attempted to limit or control it, along the way shedding light on the social organization of science, the interactions of science and the state, and the places of science and scientific men in elite culture in the Victorian era. 
 Extent:  xii, 604 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  X Club (London, England) | Science clubs -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century | Science -- England -- History -- 19th century | London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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2Title:  The X-Club, a social network of science in late-Victorian England   
 Creator:  MacLeod, Roy M. 
 Publication:  Royal Society of London, London, 1970. 
 Extent:  p.305-322 ; octavo. 
 Subjects:  X Club | Royal Society (Great Britain) -- History | Scientific societies -- History

Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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3Title:  "An influential set of chaps": The X-Club and Royal Society politics, 1864-85   
 Creator:  Barton, Ruth. 
 Publication:  Oxford], 1990. 
 Extent:  p.[53]-81 : table ; 24 1/2 cm. 
 Subjects:  Royal Society (Great Britain) -- Membership

Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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4Title:  "Huxley, Lubbock, and half a dozen others": Professionals and gentlemen in the formation of the X Club, 1851-1864   
 Creator:  Barton, Ruth. 
 Publication:  Chicago], 1998. 
 Extent:  p. 410-444. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- Great Britain -- History | Scientific societies -- Great Britain

Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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5Title:  Catalogue of printed works by, and memorabilia of, Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, 1743-1794: Tuesday, February 19 through Sunday, March 30, 1952, exhibited at the Grolier Club   
 Creator:  Grolier Club 
 Publication:  New York, [1952] 
 Extent:  79 p. 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, -- 1743-1794 -- Bibliography

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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6Title:  The Columbiad Club, 1935-1960   
 Creator:  Columbiad Club 
 Publication:  Meriden, Conn, 1960] 
 Extent:  broadside ; 22 x 14 cm 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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7Title:  The Lord is my shepherd   
 Alt. Title:  Bible. Psalms, XXIII. English. 1937   
 Publication:  S.l, 1937] 
 Notes:  Title from beginning of text 
 Extent:  1 broadside ; 31 x 20 cm.; text: 16 x 9 cm 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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8Title:  The Zamorano 80: a selection of distinguished California books made by members of the Zamorano Club   
 Creator:  Zamorano Club | Wagner, Henry R. (Henry Raup), 1862-1957 
 Publication:  Zamorano Club, Los Angeles, 1945 
 Notes:  "Limited edition of five hundred copies ... Number ... " Some of the bibliogaphical notes and data in this work are by Henry R. Wagner 
 Extent:  x p., 1 l., 66 p., 1 l., plates : incl. fold. front., facsims. ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  California -- Bibliography

Collection:  Huntington Library 
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9Title:  Tommy & Grizel: a novel   
 Creator:  Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937 
 Publication:  The Press of the Reader's Club, New York, [c1943] 
 Extent:  x, 372 p. facsims. 22 cm. 
Collection:  Yale University 
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10Title:  Essays on human evolution   
 Creator:  Keith, ArthurSir, 1866-1955 
 Publication:  The Scientific Book Club, London, [1945] 
 Extent:  x, 224 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Evolution | Heredity, Human | Religion and science | Ethics | Darwinism

Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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11Title:  Apollo   
 Creator:  Pixley, Frank, 1865-1919 | Schneider, Edward F. (Edward Faber), 1872-1950 | Bohemian Club (San Francisco, Calif.) 
 Publication:  Bohemian Club, San Francisco, 1915 
 Extent:  x, 49 p. ; 21 cm 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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12Title:  Victorian scientific naturalism: community, identity, continuity   
 Creator:  Dawson, Gowan | Lightman, Bernard V., 1950- 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  viii, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  Naturalism -- History -- 19th century | Naturalism -- Religious aspects | Science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Science -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- 19th century | Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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13Title:  The ascent of John Tyndall: Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectual   
 Creator:  Jackson, Roland, 1954- 
 Publication:  Oxford University Press, Oxford, Eng, [c2018] 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-540) and index. 
 Extent:  xx, 556 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Tyndall, John, -- 1820-1893 | Scientists -- Great Britain -- Biography | Mountaineers -- Great Britain -- Biography | Intellectuals -- Great Britain -- Biography | Science news -- Great Britain | Biographies | Biography | Biographies

Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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14Title:  ... To the members and friends of the S.F. Teachers' Club   
 Creator:  San Francisco Teachers' Club | Mark ... Wirt 
 Publication:  San Francisco Teachers' Club, San Francisco, 1896 
 Notes:  At head of title: San Francisco Teachers' Club ... September 3, 1896 Caption-title Circular signed by C.W. Mark, as Club Secretary, gives past and future activities 
 Extent:  folded broadside ; 27 x 21 cm. folded to 21 x 11 cm 
 Subjects:  San Francisco Teachers' Club | Education -- Societies, etc. -- California -- San Francisco | PV 2122:2

Collection:  Huntington Library 
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15Title:  ... The Connecticut courant; and the Weekly advertiser   
 Creator:  Harlow, Thompson R. 
 Publication:  Pr. for the Columbiad club at the Timothy press, Meriden [Conn.], [1942] 
 Notes:  Contains a mounted microfilm of the Connecticut courant, v. 27, no. 1367, April 4, 1791 
 Extent:  broadside, 28 x 19 cm. ; text, 27 x 18 cm 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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16Title:  The Lord is my shepherd, ... Psalm xxiii   
 Alt. Title:  Bible. Psalms, XXIII. English. 1937   
 Publication:  S.l, 1937] 
 Notes:  Printed slip giving series and edition numbers laid in Title from beginning and end of text 
 Extent:  broadside ; 31 x 20 cm. ; text : 16 x 9 cm 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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17Title:  Triumphs of early printing: a paper read at the annual meeting of the Club of Odd Volumes, at the University Club, Dec. 26, 1901   
 Creator:  Hunnewell, James Frothingham, 1832-1910 | Club of Odd Volumes 
 Publication:  Club of Odd Volumes, Boston, 1902 
 Notes:  "Publications of the Club of Odd Volumes, founded 1887" : p. 27-35 "Fifty-two numbered copies for members; four lettered copies for the author; twelve copies for libraries." 
 Extent:  35 p. ; 23 x 18 cm 
 Subjects:  Printing -- History

Collection:  Huntington Library 
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18Title:  Official proceedings   
 Creator:  Western Railway Club 
 Publication:  The Club, Chicago],  
 Extent:  v. : ill., diagrs., ports. ; 18-24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Railroads -- Periodicals

Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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19Title:  John Breckinridge: Jeffersonian Republican   
 Creator:  Harrison, Lowell Hayes, 1922- 
 Publication:  Filson Club, Louisville, Ky, [1969] 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references. Author's autographes copy. 
 Extent:  x, 243 p. illus., facsim., ports. 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Breckinridge, John, -- 1760-1806

Collection:  Newberry Library 
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20Title:  Racing in America: 1922-1936   
 Creator:  Hervey, John, 1870-1947 | Jockey Club (New York, N.Y.) 
 Publication:  Priv. print., the Jockey club, New York, [c1937] 
 Notes:  A continuation of Racing in America: 1866-1921, by W. S. Vosburgh. cf. Introd. 
 Extent:  x, 293 p. front., plates, ports. 34 x 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  Horse racing -- United States

Collection:  Yale University 
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