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Vogt, Carl (1817-1895)

  • Vogt, Carl, 1817-1895.
Date
c.1850-1852
Reference
MSS.4951-4953
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

A miscellaneous collection, comprising material on the German eduction system, comparative anatomy, and the life of the geologist Eduard Desor.

Publication/Creation

c.1850-1852

Physical description

3 volumes

Acquisition note

Purchased 1932.

Biographical note

The author who was an eminent naturalist, studied at Giessen and worked with Agassiz. He had a medical degree, and in 1847 was lecturer at his old University. His activities in the events of 1848 in Germany forced him to flee to Switzerland, and in 1852 he was professor of zoology and geology at Geneva, where later he became a Swiss national.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Languages

  • German

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