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Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library)

Overview
Works: 284 works in 390 publications in 5 languages and 391 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Prescriptions, formulae, receipts, etc  Maps  Specifications 
Classifications: QK9,
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Most widely held works about Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library)
 
Most widely held works by Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library)
Early American timber bridges : by Frank Fuller Fowle( )

2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript essay on wooden bridges prepared for the Western Society of Engineers
Hortus catholicus, seu illustrissimi, & excellentissimi principis catholicae by Francesco Cupani( )

in Latin and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handwritten catalog listing various species of plants, compiled by the director of the Prince della Catolica's gardens, Naples. Includes apologia in Latin by Fr. Francisco Cupani and dedication in Latin and Italian by Gaspar Salamone
The internal work of the wind : by S. P Langley( )

2 editions published in 1893 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript carbon copy with manuscript annotations of Langley's study on wind velocity and aerodynamics. Illustrated with charts. Includes supplement with analytical data supplied by George E. Curtis. Published in Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, no. 884 (December 1893), vol. 27, no. 2
Recueil factice de cartes et de plans de ville de l'Europe et particulièrement de la France :( )

in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript study of the geographical, political, and administrative character of urban centers in various countries over several periods in history. Primarily French urban geography, but also includes much of Europe, the British Isles, and Africa. Primarily the work of Joannem Janssonium (Amsterdam, 1588-1665), Jean Boisseau (Paris, fl. 1637-1658), Nicolas Berey (Paris, 1606-1665), Jodocus Hondius [II?] (Amsterdam, 1594-1629), Jacques Honervogt, and Jean le Clerc (Paris, 1560-1621)
Hebammen-Buch : by John Stark Robertson( )

2 editions published in 1830 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript treatise on the female reproductive system, fetal development, and obstetrics for midwives
Fundamental principles of municipal heating : by Alina Margolis-Edelman( )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typewritten translation of Margolis' essay on heating systems, "Grundlagen der Städteheizungen," XII Kongress für Heizung und Lüftung. Illustrated with graphs and diagrams. Includes sections on municipal heating in Hamburg and Kiel, and on gas heating
Notes : by Eduard Martin( )

2 editions published in 1837 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript notes on childbirth
Taxe für die gerichtlichen Aerzte u. Wundärzte :( )

2 editions published in 1844 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript on physicians' taxes in Mecklenbug-Schwerin
Clinical notes on the electric cautery in uterine surgery : by John Byrne( )

2 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript summary of case histories documenting patients with gynecological diseases requiring surgery. Revised version appeared in the New York Medical Record (December-January, 1872-1873)
Ji zhong zhi nan :( )

2 editions published in 1900 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of two manuscripts on the treatment of swellings and the practice of acupuncture
Test results for railway brake shoes : by David Leonard Barnes( )

2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of a volume containing correspondence, memoranda, tables, and charts recording tests on railway brake shoes. Also contains published items relating to tests performed on various railway brake shoes. The tests were apparently conducted by the Brake Shoe Shop Test Committee on behalf of the Master Car-Builders' Association. The material was collected by Chicago engineer David L. Barnes, and it is to him that many of the letters are addressed. Most of the volume comprises tables and charts demonstrating the change of co-efficient of friction at differing levels of pressure. Some of the items in the volume are stamped with the identification: "The David L. Barnes Library of the Western Railway Club."
Lectures on midwifery : by John Haighton( )

2 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript lecture notes on midwifery
Chemins de fer du Centre, de Moulins à Roanne( )

in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ponts et chaussées, chemins de fer du Centre, de Moulins à Roanne, avant-projet:" portfolio with plans and maps for a railway to be built between Moulins and Roanne in France. Includes an index that is pasted to the inside of the front cover
Letters by Philip Chilwell De La Garde( )

2 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three autograph letters signed to Philip Chilwell de la Garde. One of the correspondents is Edward Hocken; the other writer's name is illegible. Topics relate to ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and a housing establishment for the blind
Papers on aeronautics : by Otto Lilienthal( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrapbook of printed copies of Lilienthal's essays, with clippings, holograph and typescript translations of papers related to aeronautics. Collected by Octave Chanute
Archaismus graphicus ab Henrico Spelmanno conscriptus in usum filibrum suorum, Anno Domini 1606 : by Henry Spelman( )

2 editions published in 1784 in Latin and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handwritten transcript of alphabetical list of Latin abbreviations and their meanings, in Latin, taken from Spelman's Archaismus Graphicus, 1606
Iron & steel in car construction. Memoranda on pressed steel by David Leonard Barnes( )

2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript copy with handwritten annotations on the construction, production, and specifications of metal freight cars. Includes clippings, tipped in. Illustrated with diagrams. Includes arguments, descriptions, costs, and design specifications of freight cars. Also includes "Memoranda on the use of iron and steel," particularly addressing the advantages of pressed steel plates in freight car construction
Neue Medicinal-Taxe für das Grossherzogthum Mecklenburg-Schwerin :( )

2 editions published in 1844 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript on medical taxes in Mecklenbug-Schwerin
Recepttaschenbuch über den zweyten Teil der preussischen Landespharmakopooe by Georg Ludwig Karl Kapp( )

2 editions published in 1809 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of pharmaceutical formulae
My cookery books II : by Elizabeth Robbins Powell( )

2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript draft of a descriptive review of 17th-19th century cookbooks, with extensive holograph corrections, annotations, and interleaved correspondence
 
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Alternative Names
University of Chicago. Library. Crerar Manuscript Collection

Languages
English (21)

German (10)

Latin (4)

French (4)

Chinese (2)