Physicians and scientists : Ben Grauer collection, 1738-1950 (bulk 1870-1925).

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Physicians and scientists : Ben Grauer collection, 1738-1950 (bulk 1870-1925).

Consists chiefly of manuscript correspondence of various French, German, and British physicians and scientists, with some portrait engravings and sketches, biographical information, and portrait photographs. Also included are undated home remedies and prescriptions in French which appear to be of the late 18th or early 19th century; notes in French on biological processes, from the period ca. 1793-1805; notes for medical journal articles in English and French; and a legal document of 1738 concerning the general hospital in Tours, France. Correspondents include Barthelemy St. Hilaire, Louis Figuier, Camille Flammarion, Louis Bernard Guyton de Morveau, Louis Léonce Elie de Beaumont, Geoffroy St. Hilaire, Mathias Hieronymus Saxtorph, and Gaston Tissandier. Photographs and sketches are of H. Huchard, Hippolyte Mireur, Albert Pitres, Siméon Flaissières, Dujardin-Beaumetz, Prof. Rollet, Armand Succi, Etienne Tarnier, and Fernand Widal. Subjects of portraits include Jean Astruc, Albinus, Leopoldo Marco Antonio Caldani, Duméril, Paracelsus, Jean Riolan, Andreas Vesalius, Nicolas Lemery, Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon, Antoine François de Fourcroy, Franz Anton Mesmer, Rembert Dodoens, and Guillaume Rondelet.

1.3 linear ft. (4 boxes)

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Tours (France). Hôpital général.

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Fourcroy, Antoine-François de, comte, 1755-1809

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Epithet: Deputy, French National Convention; afterwards Comte British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001345.0x0002c4 French scientist. From the description of Document signed : Paris, 1792 Jul. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270480669 ...

Huchard, H. (Henri), 1844-1911

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French physician. From the description of Letter, 1894, Jan. 12 : [Paris]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35092724 ...

Rollet.

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Caldani, Leopoldo Marco Antonio, 1725-1813

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Paracelsus

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German physician, born Theophrastus Bombast von Hohenheim. From the description of De tartaro et eius origine in corpore humano, et quod ex eo podagra, calculi in renibus et vesica et quamplurime aliae aegritudines oriu[n]tur : ms., [between 1561 and 1572]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442930 ...

Succi, Armand.

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Tarnier, S. (Stéphane), 1828-1897

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Saxtorph, Mathias Hieronymus.

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Riolan, Jean, 1580-1657

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Albinus, Bernhard Siegfried, 1697-1770

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Mesmer, Franz Anton, 1734-1815

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German physician who formulated the concept of animal magnetism. From the description of Théorie du monde et des êtres organisés suivant les principes de M.***, 178-? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936335 ...

Dujardin-Beaumetz, 1833-1895

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Parisian physician. From the description of Letter, [18--] : [Paris]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31389017 ...

Duméril, C. (Constant), 1774-1860.

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St. Hilaire, Barthelemy.

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Pitres, A. (Albert), 1848-1891

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Figuier, Louis, 1819-1894

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Flaissières, Siméon.

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Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard, 1737-1816

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French chemist, remembered chiefly for reforming chemical nomenclature. From the description of Letters to Guyton de Morveau, 13 and 17 March 1792. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64054604 Epithet: French scientist Title: Baron British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001189.0x0003e2 ...

Widal, Fernand (Fernand Georges Isidore), 1862-1929

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St. Hilaire, Geoffroy.

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Elie de Beaumont, L. (Léonce), 1798-1874.

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Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788

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French naturalist. From the description of Letter signed : "Au Jardin du Roi," [Paris], to the Comte de Tressan, 1775 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537605 From the description of Document signed : Paris, 1781 May 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536661 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Montbard?], to Mme. Necker, 1779 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525278 From the description of Letter signed : "Au Jardin d...

Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564

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Lemery, Nicolas, 1645-1715.

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Astruc, Jean, 1684-1766

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Flammarion, Camille, 1842-1925

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Tissandier, Gaston, 1843-1899

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Gaston Tissandier, aeronaut and scientist; Gaston's brother, Albert, an aeronaut and artist; Gaston's son, Paul, an aeronaut; and Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder. From the description of Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929 (bulk 1780-1920). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981202 Biographical Note Gaston Tissandier 1843, Nov. 21 ...

Mireur, H.

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Rondelet, Guillaume, 1507-1566

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Dodoens, Rembert, 1517-1585

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