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Lepecq de la Cloture, Louis (1736-1804)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.3238, 3239
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Lepecq de la Cloture, Louis (1736-1804)
Date(s): 1790
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Cloture | Louis Lepecq de la | 1736-1804 | Professor of Surgery
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Louis Lepecq de la Cloture was born at Caen and graduated M.D. at the university. He was later professor of surgery, and afterwards held a similar post at the Hôtel-Dieu at Rouen.


Scope and content/abstract:

Holograph MSS of Louis Lepecq de la Cloture entitled 'Première section: faisant la suite de la seconde partie de la 'Collection d'observations sur les maladies et constitutions épidémiques, comprenant les observations météorologiques faites à Rouen depuis 1777 jusques en 1789. Suite de la seconde section sur les constitutions médicales'. Lettered on the spines 'Maladies épidémiques Vol. III, Vol. IV'. The second volume is apparently unfinished. Produced in Rouen.

Access & Use

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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:

Pasted inside the upper cover of each volume is the Ex-libris of 'G. V. Boullard. Sacerdotis Rothomagensis' dated 1920.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased 1933.

Allied Materials

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Publication note:

The first two volumes of this 'Collection d'observations sur les maladies [etc.]' were published at Rouen in 1778. These two volumes of the continuation are unpublished, but have a pencilled '3me vol.' and '4me vol.'

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:
Feb 2009

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