History of the Light Microscope and Antique Microscopes
The site is currently building a chronological
record of the history of the microscope. The instruments are given a
very thorough photographic coverage in an effort to provide an internet
museum for research into the history of the light microscope
selection of historically significant antique microscopes from the 18th
and 19th centuries generously donated to the University of California,
Berkeley by Orville J. Golub, Ph.D., '44, and Ellina Marx Golub, B.A.,
Main Articles Library
Articles on microscopists including John
Benjamin Dancer Dec.95 and Darwin - The Microscopist as well as articles
on historical microscopes of Camille Sebastien Nachet and My
favourite microscope - the Cooke, Troughton and Simms.
Microscope Makers 19th century journal reprints, patent illustrations,
and advertisements for microscopes.
the American Agriculturist Microscopes were offered as subscription
Tolles, American Microscope Maker Famous for his large aperture
immersion objectives, Tolles also produced fine microscopes.
van Leeuwenhoek and Robert
From Brian J. Ford
Library's collection of historical microscopes. Here you will find the
images and descriptions of over 40 microscopes, ranging from the 1760s
through the 1920s.
antique microscopes and microscopy books