Catalogue of the manuscript catalogue of the Van der Kolk collection of pathological specimens, 19th cent.

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

2002

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Catalogue of the Van der Kolk collection of pathological specimens, 19th cent.

Abstract:
Catalogue of a collection of pathological specimens, 19th cent., of Jacobus van der Kolk, Dutch pathologist

Shelfmarks: MSS. Lat. misc. d. 97-9

Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Binding: Half dark green calf, dark green cloth boards

Biographical History

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

Scope and Content

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.

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.

Acquisition

Given by the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology through Dr. A.H.T. Robb-Smith, 1995

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. d. 97, fols. 1-2].

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Kolk | Jacobus Ludovicus Conradus Schroeder | van der | 1797-1862 | Dutch pathologist

Subjects (LCSH)

Pathology

Descriptive List


Catalogue of pathological specimens A-C, 19th cent.
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. misc. d. 97
Extent: ii + 193 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fol. ii) note by Sir Henry Acland, describing the provenance of the volumes and the destination of the specimens, 1865
  • (fols. 173-89) loose notes found within the volume, including
    • (fols. 175-8) official permits for burials in Utrecht (in Dutch), 1837-40
    • (fols. 182-9) printed text of parts of sections B and C (fols. 56v-82v passim) of the manuscript catalogue, n.d.

D - G
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. misc. d. 98
Extent: ii + 186 leaves

H - N
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. misc. d. 99
Extent: ii + 116 leaves
Note: There is no record of a volume of pathological specimens for O - Z ever being owned by the University.

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