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Tozzi, Luca (1638-1717)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.4829-4830
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Tozzi, Luca (1638-1717)
Date(s): c 1685
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Tozzi | Luca | 1638-1717 | Professor of Medicine and Mathematics
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Luca Tozzi obtained his MD at Naples in 1661, and was Professor of Medicine and Mathematics. He was later appointed Physician to the Kingdom of Naples, and in 1695 succeeded Malpighi as Papal Physician. He was a follower of the chemiatric theories of Van Helmont and Sylvius.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notes taken from the lectures of Luca Tozzi on 'Anathomica synthesis, Anthropologia selecta, Synthesis geneanthropologica and Liber practices', c 1685.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in scope and content.

Conditions governing access:

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 1929 and 1930

Allied Materials

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Wellcome Library catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
In compliance with ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description - 2nd Edition (1999); UNESCO Thesaurus, December 2001; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jan 2009

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