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Medicine -- History -- 18th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 records:

Letters by Carl Linne and enclosed material

 Collection
Call Number: MS P188
Overview

Unbound letter from Carl von Linne or Carl Linnaeus to Dr. de Sauvages [Francois Boissier de la Croix de Sauvages, 1706-1767], discussing botany, medicine, friendly scholarly gossip. Collection also includes portraits and supplementary 20th-century material.

Dates: 1740

Saint Sauveur book of medical and technological receipts

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: MS D156
Overview

Primarily medical receipts (informal directions for compounding and administering folk-remedies); some horse-medicine; also directions for making pigments, for fishing, for removing ink-spots, for secret writing, for catching birds, for making varnish, for mending china...

Dates: approximately 1739