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Cit. (n. 39), appendix 1. 22 huib j. zuidervaart It was a clever step to take. 52 In 1818 the University and the Society financed together a more suitable location for the physics department. Pieter Hendrik van Cittert, the first director of the Utrecht University Museum, called this location a “Physics Laboratory”, but we have not been able to confirm a contemporary use of this term. In any case, what Van Cittert remarked in 1929 is reasonably correct: The ties that connected the Physics Society to the University had become so tight, that it is difficult to distinguish the scientific achievements of the Laboratory from those of the Society.