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Van der Kolk collection of pathological specimens

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Three volumes of a manuscript catalogue of the Van der Kolk collection of pathological specimens, found in the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology. Mostly in Latin, with some entries in Dutch, the catalogue is an alphabetical description of the various specimens with some case studies.

Dates

  • 19th cent.

Extent

0.15 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

Latin, Dutch

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. d. 97, fols. 1-2.]
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Lat. misc. d. 97-99

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15195

Overview

A collection of pathological specimens, 19th cent., of Jacobus van der Kolk, Dutch pathologist.

Biographical / Historical

Jacobus Ludovicus Conradus Schroeder van der Kolk (1797-1862) was a Dutch pathologist.

Custodial History

The specimen collection to which these volumes are the catalogue was purchased on behalf of the University by Sir Henry Acland for £200, in 1864, and the three volumes of the catalogue with them.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology through Dr. A.H.T. Robb-Smith, 1995.
Title
Catalogue of the manuscript catalogue of the Van der Kolk collection of pathological specimens, 19th cent.
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Anna Dunn
Date
2002
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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