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Broeckx, Corneille (1807-1869)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.151-156
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Broeckx, Corneille (1807-1869)
Date(s): 1595-1836
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 6 volumes
Name of creator(s): Broeckx | Corneille | 1807-1869 | Belgian medical historian
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Corneille Broeckx (1807-1869), the Belgian medical historian, published his Histoire du Collegium Medicum Antwerpiense, at Antwerp in 1858.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers compiled by Corneille Broeckx realting to the history of the Medical College, Antwerp, in various hands including letters, theses, transcripts and printed proclamations. Some of the transcripts have been made in the first part of the 19th century, but many are earlier. The printed proclamations, mostly on single sheets, date from 1628 to 1786.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Flemish, Latin and French

System of arrangement:

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 1912.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Histoire du Collegium Medicum Antwerpiense, Corneille Broeckx (Antwerp, 1858).

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jul 2008

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