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Schneller, Joseph von (1811-1885)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.4423-4463
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Schneller, Joseph von (1811-1885)
Date(s): 1837-1885
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 41 volumes
Name of creator(s): Schneller | Joseph | von | 1811-1885 | physician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The author is mainly distinguished for his association with the Wiener medicinisches Doctoren- Collegium, of which he became the head. He was later raised to the nobility and became K.K. Ober- Sanitätsrath and K.K. Medicinalrath. His chief publication was the Arzneimittellehre ... des Kindlicher Alters (Vienna, 1857).


Scope and content/abstract:

Holograph manuscripts of publications by Joseph von Schneller, notes, and some material by other persons collected by von Schneller, 1837-1885.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The material is held in approximately chronological order.

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 1932.

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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