Science in Manuscript: Some Sources Illustrating the History of Science

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This exhibit of original sources form the University's rich manuscript collection in the history of science and medicine traces the history of science through the manuscript form from the thirteenth through twentieth century. The manuscripts, notes, letters and drawings included in the exhibit reflect the work of a diverse set of scientific projects. The materials range from an anonymous seventeenth-century codex of alchemical recipes to autograph letters by Albert Einstein on unified field theory. Other manuscripts on display include notebooks and correspondence of Peter Camper, Louis Pasteur, Charles Darwin, and Enrico Fermi.