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Louis Pasteur Collection: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, printed material, research notes and drawings, and photographs related to French chemist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895).
Background
Louis Pasteur (1822-1895), French chemist and microbiologist. Pasteur worked with fermentation, contributed to the development of the first vaccines for diseases such as rabies and anthrax, and debunked the myth of spontaneous generation; the process known as pasteurization is named after him. Pasteur died, after a series of strokes, on September 28, 1895.
Extent
270 items in 5 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permission rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.