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Bufalini, Maurizio (1787-1875)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.1411-1414
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Bufalini, Maurizio (1787-1875)
Date(s): 1836-1853
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 4 volumes
Name of creator(s): Bufalini | Maurizio | 1787-1875 | Professor of Clinical Medicine
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The author, one of the most eminent pathologists of Italy in the 19th century obtained his MD at Bologna, and was later Professor of Clinical Medicine at Florence in 1835. He was elected a Senator in 1860. An opponent of the theories of Brown and Rasori, he rejected the use of excessive blood-letting and was in favour of the use of opium.


Scope and content/abstract:

Lectures on inflammation and pathology by Maurizio Bufalini, 1836-1853.

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:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased 1910 (acc.23882) and 1930 (acc.63543).

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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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