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Guide to Seigan Majima, Majima Aammoku Ichibu No Gokui No Makimono circa 1600

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Majima, Seigan. Majima Aammoku Ichibu No Gokui No Makimono

Dates:

circa 1600

Dates:

Crerar Ms 64

Size:

Scroll, 738 x 17 cm (unrolled)

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Handwritten copy, in Japanese, of The Secret Principles of Part of the Majima School of Ophthalmology. Illustrated with colored pen and ink drawings. (The Majima School was an old and reputable school of Japanese Ophthalmology. The books' contents were transmitted through lectures; students were never allowed to see the books and their whole contents, but were allowed upon their graduation to copy portions from the scroll.)

Information on Use

Access

Open for research. No restrictions.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Majima, Seigan, Majima Aammoku Ichibu No Gokui No Makimono, Crerar Ms 64, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Handwritten copy in Japanese, of The Secret Principles of Part of the Majima School of Ophthalmology. Illustrated with colored pen & ink drawings. (The Majima School was an old and reputable school of Japanese Ophthalmology. The books' contents were transmitted through lectures; students were never allowed to see the books and their whole contents, but were allowed upon their graduation to copy portions from the scroll.) Binder's title: "Dr. Majima's Secrets on Ophthalmology."

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 64