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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:  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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3Title:  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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4Title:  They made your world   
 Creator:  Low, A. M. (Archibald Montgomery), 1888-1956 
 Publication:  Scientific Book Club, London, [1949]. 
 Extent:  x, 176 p. ports. 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Scientists | Science -- History

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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5Title:  Membership of the Cosmos Club, 1878-1968   
 Creator:  Cosmos Club (Washington, D.C.) 
 Publication:  Washington, 1968. 
 Extent:  x, 134 p. 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Cosmos Club (Washington, D.C.)

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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6Title:  A journal of ramblings through the High Sierra of California by the university excursion party   
 Creator:  LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901 
 Publication:  Sierra Club, San Francisco, Calif, 1930. 
 Notes:  Includes reproduction of t.-p. of original edition, San Francisco, 1875. "Bibliographical notes": p.[149]-152. 
 Extent:  x, [4], 152, [1] p., [5] leaves of plates : illus., port., plates, facsim. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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7Title:  The forests of the sea: life and death on the Continental Shelf   
 Creator:  Culliney, John L., 1942- 
 Publication:  Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, c1976. 
 Notes:  Includes index. Bibliography: p. 261-276. History of Science Coll. copy, gift of Leon S. Ciereszko. 
 Extent:  x, 290 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Marine biology -- United States | Continental shelf -- United States

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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8Title:  X-rays and the electric conductivity of gases: comprising papers by W. C. Rontgen (1895, 1896) J. J. Thomson and E. Rutherford (1896)   
 Creator:  Röntgen, Wilhelm Conrad, 1845-1923 
 Publication:  Published for the Alembic Club by E. & S. Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1958. 
 Extent:  70 p. illus. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  X-rays | Electric discharges through gases

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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9Title:  Annals of the Royal Society Club: the record of a London dining-club in the eighteenth & nineteenth centuries   
 Creator:  Geikie, Archibald, 1835-1924 
 Publication:  Macmillan and co., limited, London, 1917. 
 Extent:  xv, 504 p. 39 ports. 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Royal Society Club, London | Royal Society (Great Britain) -- Biography

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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10Title:  The origin and evolution of primitive man: lecture given at the Royal societies club, St. James's street, February 1912   
 Creator:  Churchward, Albert. 
 Publication:  G. Allen & company, ltd, London, 1912. 
 Extent:  86 p. [2] p., 2 l. 46 pl. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Prehistoric peoples | Human beings -- Origin

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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11Title:  Memorials of the lineage, early life, education, and development of the genius of James Watt: Ed. by J. Williamson   
 Creator:  Williamson, George. | Williamson, James | Watt Club, Greenock 
 Publication:  Printed for the Watt Club by T. Constable, Edinburgh], 1856. 
 Extent:  x, 262 p. plates, ports., fold. map, facsims., fold. diagr. 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Watt, James, -- 1736-1819

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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12Title:  A treatise on the steam-engine: in its various applications to mines, mills, steam navigation, railways, and agriculture with theoretical investigations respecting the motive power of heat and the proper proportions of steam-engines, elaborate tables of the right dimensions of every part and practical instructions for the manufacture and management of every species of engine in actual use   
 Creator:  Bourne, John | Artizan club (London, England) 
 Publication:  Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, London, 1861. 
 Extent:  x, 495, [1] p. illus., plates (partly fold.) diagrs. (partly fold.) 29 cm. 
 Subjects:  Steam engineering

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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13Title:  The learned societies and printing clubs of the United Kingdom: being an account of their respective origin, history, objects, and constitution: with full details respecting membership, fees, their published works and transactions, notices of their periods and places of meeting, &c. and a general introduction and a classified index   
 Creator:  Hume, A. (Abraham), 1814-1884 | Evans, A. I. 
 Publication:  G. Willis, London, 1853. 
 Notes:  Hume's work appeared in 1847. 
 Extent:  xxxii, 307, 72 p. 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- Great Britain | Great Britain -- Learned institutions and societies

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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