Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,  2 (1817–18), 534–39.

Remarks on the Liverpool Royal Institution and Mr Roscoe's Discourse





Societies, Lectures, Education, Collecting, Libraries, Laboratories, Universities

People mentioned:

James E Smith, John Bostock

    Remarks on 'the great expense' of a university education at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge (534). Gives an outline of the plans for an 'institution for the promotion of literature, science and the arts' in Liverpool. This is to be accomplished 'I. By Academical Schools. II. By Public Lectures. III. By the Encouragement of Societies who may unite for similar Objects. IV. By collections of Books, Specimens of Art, Natural History, &c. V. By Providing a Laboratory and Philosophical Apparatus. VI. By Association of the Proprietors'. (535)

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