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University of Chicago Library

Guide to Handwritten Medical Instructions 19th century

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Handwritten Medical Instructions

Dates:

19th century

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 268

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Ten unbound, handwritten sheets in French. Lists of instrucitons to help diagnose and treat various illnesses.

Information on Use

Access

The manuscript is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Handwritten Medical Instructions, Crerar Ms 268, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Ten handwritten sheets, in French, of instructions to help diagnose and treat various illnesses. Some include descriptions of physical symptoms and the diseases they indicate. Others describe the procedures for preparing and administering medical treatments, including one to ‘purify the blood.’ Another provides the exact measurements of each ingredient in an ‘elixir of health.’ None of the pages includes a date.

Manuscript sheets found in printed book, call number: S411.C46 1718 Rare Crerar

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 268