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Material on teaching chemistry at the École Normale Supérieure and École Polytechnique

  • Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895
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Pasteur, Louis (1822-1895), chemist
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About this work


Sujets de manipulations chimiques choisis en 1847 comme devant être donnés aux élèves de l'École Normale Supérieure et de l'École Polytechnique. Compiler's holograph MS., with a few entries by Pasteur's assistant Henri Debray [1827-1888]. Illustrated by a few small pen-drawings of chemical apparatus. Inserted is a holograph note (1 p.) of expenses for the Laboratoire de Chimie in 1852 by 'Mr. Debray, préparateur de Chimie'. Also an autograph note (1 p.) on note-paper headed 'École Normale Supérieure' dated 'Paris 15 janvier 1927' by Professor Pierre Léon Robert Lespieau [1864-1947], containing a short description of the MS. Produced in Paris.



Physical description

1 volume 8 bl. ll. + 8 ll. + 104 bl. ll. + 25 ll. + 68 bl. ll. + 16 ll. folio. 30 × 20 cm. Original half-calf binding. Written mostly on the rectos only in a ruled note-book.

Acquisition note

Presented by Professor Lespieau, 1927.

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).


  • French

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