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Sisco, Giuseppe (1748-1830)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.4617-4620
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Sisco, Giuseppe (1748-1830)
Date(s): 1790-1834
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 4 volumes
Name of creator(s): Sisco | Giuseppe | 1748-1830 | Professor of Anatomy
Trasmondi | Antonio | 1771-1838 | lecturer
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Administrative/Biographical history:

G. Sisco was the first Professor of Clinical Surgery and Forensic Medicine at Rome University, and was appointed in 1788 by Pope Pius VI: he had held the Chair of Anatomy from 1781.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notes from Giuseppe Sisco's lectures on surgery including 'Lezzioni di chirurgia' with Antonio Trasmondi, 1834.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In four 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 1911, 1930, 1934

Allied Materials

Related material:

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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