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Diätetik

Ms. Codex 1795

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Creator:
Willigerod, Heinrich, 1820-1906
Title:
Diätetik
Date:
1868
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 1795
Extent:
1 volume
Language:
English
Language Note:
In German.
Abstract:
A volume written in German by Heinrich Willigerod comprising instructions for the care of agricultural animals dated 1868.
Cite as:
Ms. Codex 1795, Diätetik, 1868, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

Willigerod was born on August 28, 1820 in Hanover, Germany. He attended Thierarznei-Institute in Göttingen and was sanctioned as a veterinarian by the Kingdom of Hanover on January 31, 1849. In 1856 Willigerod settled in Ebstorf and was awarded the Lehramt for veterinary studies.

Scope and Contents

This volume comprises instructions for the care of agricultural animals. The volume was written by Heinrich Willigerod in October 1868 as indicated on the inside front cover. There is a table of contents on the first two pages. The work consists of explanations with some recipes and remedies to care for the organs, anatomy, and healthy life of domestic farm animals through diet and the environment.

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Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts,  February 2017

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Donna Brandolisio

Access Restrictions

This codex is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may exist. For most library holdings, the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania do not hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the requester to seek permission from the holder of the copyright to reproduce material from the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Source of Acquisition

Sold by Reiss & Sohn (Königstein im Taunus, Germany), 2016.

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Controlled Access Headings

Form/Genre(s)
  • Codices (bound manuscripts)
  • Manuscripts, German--19th century
  • Prescriptions
Subject(s)
  • Animal nutrition--19th century
  • Veterinary medicine--19th century--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions

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Collection Inventory

Volume

Diätetik, 1868.

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