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Guide to the R. T. H. Laennec papers, 1825-1826

Summary

Holograph manuscript, signed, in which Laennec desribes the case of a patient "W." A facsimile of an ALS to Baron Cuvier, in which Laennec presents various reasons why he should receive the prize, instituted by M. de Montyon and awarded by the Academy of Sciences, for the most useful discovery in the field of medicine.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10603
Title
R. T. H. Laennec papers
Date
1825-1826
Creator
Laennec, R. T. H. (Rene Theophile Hyacinthe), 1781-1826
Extent
2 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in French

Collection Overview

Holograph manuscript, signed, in which Laennec desribes the case of a patient "W." A facsimile of an ALS to Baron Cuvier, in which Laennec presents various reasons why he should receive the prize, instituted by M. de Montyon and awarded by the Academy of Sciences, for the most useful discovery in the field of medicine.

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R. T. H. Laennec papers, 1825-1826, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

French physician, developed method of auscultation, invented the stethoscope.


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Provenance

Source unknown

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.