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Coppieters, Carel

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.1872-1876
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Coppieters, Carel
Date(s): 1795
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 5 volumes
Name of creator(s): Coppieters | Carel | 1795 | medical student
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Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract:

Notes of lectures in Latin at the University of Louvain on Astronomy, Physics, Metaphysics, and Ethics: taken down by Carel Coppieters. The first three volumes are extra-illustrated with engraved folding plates of scientific diagrams, figures, etc.: there are also a few pen-drawn figures. Vol. I Tractatus de Astronomia Sphaerica et theoretica, nec non de Geographia (1 l. + 131 pp. + 49 ll.). II Tractatus de motu, dictante pro parte Domino parte Domino Wittenbercq (i.e. Louis Joseph Wittenbercq [1767-1798]) (121 pp. + lxiv pp.). III Tractatus de elementis, igne, are et acqua (50 pp. + 6 ll. + 64 pp. + 11 ll. + 37 pp. + xxiv pp.). IV Tractatus de metaphysica, dictante D. Verrueghen (45 pp. + 55 pp. + 60 pp. + lxiv pp.). V Philosophia moralis (59 pp. + xviii pp.). Produced in Louvain.

Access & Use

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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 1931.

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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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