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Alexius Pedemontanus: Secrets

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3543
Scope and Contents

Recipes taken from the 'Secretes' in the English translation of William Warde (London, 1558). At fo. 66v is a Latin recipe in the main hand, and at fo. 67 recipes in another hand, continued at the foot of 66v. At fo. 67v is yet another recipe in a crude 17th cent. hand, also to be found in scribblings inside the back cover. fo. 68: wanting.

Dates: 1590 (Circa)
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Chemical Observations and Related Notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5978
Scope and Contents

A series of descriptions of, and observations on, various chemical experiments, fos 1-67, with an index at fos 77v-79r. This is followed by medical recipes written in another hand, fos 68-76 and 84v, the last of which is dated 1706. On fo. 1 in the second hand is 'John Fry / Wooburne / Beddfordshire', and opposite in the same hand 'Hic Liber est meus'. Most of the versos are blank. Loose in the book are accounts on a slip of paper dated 6 April [17]74.

Dates: 1700-1774 (Circa)
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Edmund Leigh: Commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.102
Scope and Contents

Contains notes and extracts on philosophy, astronomy, natural history and medicine. fo. 2: 'Edmundus LĂ«us 1607'.

Dates: 1607
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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John Bastwick: Diploma

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4139
Scope and Contents Diploma of doctorate of medicine awarded by the University of Padua to John Bastwick, endorsed by Roderigo Fonseca, Tommaso Pioveno and Pietro Merio, 6 folios. On the verso of a paper flyleaf there is pasted a copper-plate engraving of W. Hollar's portrait of John Bastwick, probably taken from a copy of Bastwick's Declaration (1643). On the recto is a cutting from the catalogue of the J. Fuller Russell sale, June 1885, in which the manuscript was lot 89, and a note on John Bastwick by Samuel...
Dates: 1622
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Medical Lecture Notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6234
Scope and Contents

Shorthand notes taken at a series of medical lectures, possibly in Edinburgh.

Dates: 1815 (Circa)
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Medical prescriptions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3052
Scope and Contents

Fragment only.

Dates: 1650 (Circa)
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Medical prescriptions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3053
Scope and Contents

(fo. 1) prescriptions; (fos 1-20) 101 numbered sections; (fos 20v-30) others not numbered; (fos 30-38v) table to remaining fos, first leaf missing; (fos 38v-40) pen trials; (fo. 40v) additional prescriptions; (fos 41-86v) sections 1-212 (213-32 missing).

Dates: 1800 (Circa)
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Memoranda and reminisces of Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston (1862-1944)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10179
Scope and Contents Contains typescripts of memoirs of Sir Humphrey Davy Rolleston, in three parts including: Family Memoranda 1 (42 pp.); Personal Memoranda 2 (109 pp.); and Personal Reminisces 3 (173 pp.). Also included are various draft typescripts for the Personal Memoranda 2 including Schools (5 pp.); 1880-81 (19 pp.); Examinations (5 pp.); General Medical Council (2 pp.). Manuscript drafts of various sections of the memoirs including those commencing 'As children…' (1 p.), 1889 (6 pp.), 1892 (2 pp.) and...
Dates: c. 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Papers of Frederick Gowland Hopkins

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7620
Scope and Contents Approximately one third of the bulk of papers comprise working papers and notebooks. About another quarter comprises correspondence, certificates and ephemera relating to honours awarded by various bodies or relating to Frederick Gowland Hopkins' association with learned societies. The remaining material is a combination of papers and photographs generated by Frederick Gowland Hopkins' family (much of it predating his birth); together with correspondence and papers he generated in a personal...
Dates: 1800-2009 (early 19th century-2009, but predominantly 1910-40)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Praxis of a French Physician

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6448
Scope and Contents

250 folios: a collection of formulae, prescriptions and medical recipes arranged according to the class of remedy described, and divided into two books, the second dealing with external remedies only. Each book is subdivided into sections. On p. i the name Boussac occurs in the same hand as the writer of the book, and the same name occurs stamped on the binding. There are no initials.

Dates: 1780 (Circa)
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Thomas Frewen: Medical Treatise

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6857
Scope and Contents

'Encheiridion: technicum ad memoriam acuendam in re medica', written not earlier than November 1761, 98 folios. The MS is probably a first draft of Physiologia: or the doctrine of nature, where substantial portions of the present treatise are repeated without alteration. The author's bookplate is inside the front cover and his printed stamp is impressed on page 1.

Dates: 1761-1780 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Thomas Man: Cambridge University Medical Diploma

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6610
Scope and Contents Cambridge medical diploma granted to Thomas Man, 1681, in Latin, 22 folios: (fo. 4) letter from B. Benham to C. Sayle, 7 July 1917; (fo. 5) list of Cambridge medical degree diplomas in the British Museum; (fo. 6) particulars of the career of Thomas Man, in the hand of A. Gray, Master of Jesus; (fo. 7) diploma granted by the University of Cambridge to T. Man of Jesus College, 2 June 1681; (fo. 8) blank. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of Sir William Osler, Bart, with the number...
Dates: 1681-1917
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Transcriptions of Sir John Mandeville, 'Vita S. Albani de Alemannia,' and an incomplete Herbal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3831
Scope and Contents

Transcribed by George Parker from Bodleian Library MS Add. C 280. Both apparently unprinted.

Dates: 1884 (Circa)
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Treatise on Respiratory and other Diseases

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6856
Scope and Contents Latin treatise on respiratory and other diseases, fos 1-25. There is a list of contents on fo. ii which is partly torn away. At the foot of this is the name 'Arthur Holl[ingworth]', and on fo. 43 in the same hand is 'Arthur Hollingworth P.tuo', below which, in a different hand, is 'Rowland Freeman 1705'. It is not clear if Hollingworth is the author or the scribe. After the treatise, in the same hand, are 'Clavis verborum omnium in Chymia', Latin and English explanations of chemical symbols...
Dates: 1703 (Circa)
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William Butterfield Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS William Butterfield
Scope and Contents Comprised of biographical material (including a large selection of diaries), material related to Butterfield's work at Guy's Hospital London, extensive documentation of Butterfield's period working at Cambridge University, a record of Butterfield's lectures and visits, and his work for conferences, material related to Butterfield's publications, documentation of Butterfield's substantial involvement in societies and organiations, material related to Butterfield's engagement with the House of...
Dates: 1945-2000
Conditions Governing Access: Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts.
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William Coe: Diary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6843
Scope and Contents

Diary, 25 December 1693 - 25 May 1729, 111 folios. At fo. 102 is an account of Jonas Hubbart, 1688. Fos 88-99 are blank.

Dates: 1688-1729
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William Hyde Wollaston: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7736
Scope and Contents The collection contains notebooks containing medical notes and records of various scientific experiments, correspondence, lecture notes and various miscellaneous papers. Box 1 Miscellaneous There are two sets of material, one containing copies of articles, notes, letters, etc., the other consisting of letters and notes in brown envelopes to or from L.F. Gilbert. Notebooks 1st series: 1-4. scientific notebooks 'O', 'H', 'G', and 'D'; 5. 'Tours', notes on Wollaston by Henry Warburton; 6. 'Ink...
Dates: 1786-1967 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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