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Testa, Giuseppe Antonio (1756-1814)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.4771, 4772
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Testa, Giuseppe Antonio (1756-1814)
Date(s): 1807-1809
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Testa | Giuseppe Antonio | 1756-1814 | Professor of Clinical Medicine
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Administrative/Biographical history:

At the end of Vol. V are three entries by the hand of the scribe of the MS. of the births of three children in 1817, 1818 and 1820. Antonio Alessandrini [1776-1861] was professor of comparative anatomy and veterinary pathology at Bologna University in 1819. G. A. Testa was Professor of Clinical Medicine at Bologna University.


Scope and content/abstract:

Lezioni di Clinica Medica, per l'anno scolastico 1807-1808, 1808-1809. On the fly-leaf of the first volume is the following inscription: 'Queste lezioni di Clinica Medica/che il Professore Testa/diceva/Le raccolse e scrisse di mano propria/un mio compagno di studio/il quale/dappoi per bisogno vendeva/chi li compri/fu il Dottor Vincenzo Minelli/chi vendette/Alessandrini/[Signature of Minelli]/Sant' Agata Bolognese, 16 Gennaio 1876/Visto autografa la soprascritta/firma del Sig. Dr. Vincenzo Minelli/Il Sindaco/[Signature of Antonio Cave, Lodi, Asst. delegato. Official Stamp of the Munioipio di Sant' Agata. Bologna]. Produced in Bologna.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In 2 volumes.

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.

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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