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Petit, Antoine (1718-1794)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.3843, 3844
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Petit, Antoine (1718-1794)
Date(s): 1768-1769
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Petit | Antoine | 1718-1794
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Not given.


Scope and content/abstract:

Cours de Maladies internes, traittées par Petit, Docteur et Professeur de Médecine au Jardin du Roy. Vol. II. This contains Partie 3: Maladies séreuses, and Partie 4: Maladies de cacochimie non virulentes. V. This contains Partie 5: Fistules. Poisons. This is followed by: Cours de Médecine pratique, Partie 1. Généralités. Playes, Maladies des yeux. Louis (Antoine) [1723-1792] Mémoire sur la certitude des signes de la mort. This MS. contains notes of Petit's lectures, etc. written by a student named Poinsot, whose signature is found on each title-page and at the end of sections. Produced in Paris.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As set out 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 1933.

Allied Materials

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Publication note:

Description Notes

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

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:
November 2008

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