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Micheli, Pier Antonio (1679-1737)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.3541-3542
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Micheli, Pier Antonio (1679-1737)
Date(s): 1736-1747
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Micheli | Pier Antonio | 1679-1737 | botanist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The author was a distinguished and indefatigable botanist and plant collector, who made extensive tours in Italy and Central Europe, and founded the Florence Botanical Society.


Scope and content/abstract:

Diary of a botanical journey, and notes on the clock at Mantua, 1736-1747.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open. The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Described in: S A J Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased at Sotheby's 24/4/1911, Lot 118 (MS.3541); accession details unknown (MS.3542).

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled from Wellcome Library online catalogue by Barbara Ball.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
October 2008

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