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Archambault, Jean Baptiste Henri Théophile (1806-1863)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.974-977
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Archambault, Jean Baptiste Henri Théophile (1806-1863)
Date(s): c 1850
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 4 volumes
Name of creator(s): Archambault | Jean Baptiste Henri Théophile | 1806-1863 | physician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The author had been a pupil and friend of Esquirol, was appointed Physician to the Bicêtre Hospital in 1840, and was later Médecin en Chef at Charenton.


Scope and content/abstract:

Bibliothèque de médecine mentale: a collection of extracts from the principal writers on mental diseases, ancient and modern: translated into French, [1850]. The work was undertaken under the direction of Dr. Archambault.

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:

Signature of 'Dasmesnet[?] 161 rue de Charonne' on the first fly-leaf of Vol. IV.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased 1944.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry 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:
Aug 2008

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