The community of Éply in France raised 20 francs "to found an establishment for the treatment of hydrophobia." In this context, hydrophobia is an irrational fear of water brought on as a symptom of rabies. Receipt…
- 1886-May-20 – 1886-May-24
Louis Pasteur requests that the petition for academic palms made by the Mayor of Arbois on behalf of Chapeau and Rouget be supported. The Rector's reply is written at the bottom of the page stating he is happy to comply.
Letter from Louis Pasteur to Dr. Becar, 1884, and letter from Pasteur to an unidentified director, 1882
In the first letter Louis Pasteur turns down Dr. Becar's offer to allow Pasteur to perform experiments on him rather then on animals. In the second letter Pasteur endeavors to find work for a young assistant named…
Small hardbound menu for a dinner held at the Hotel Brunswick on October 16, 1883 honoring Professor A. W. Hofmann.
August Wilhelm von Hofmann was born on April 8, 1818. He studied under Justus von Liebig, and was…
In this letter Louis Pasteur indicates his displeasure with the winemakers of France for opposing pasteurization. He goes on to praise the California winemakers for embracing the process fully. In the letter, Pasteur…
Lecture notes recorded by Jean-Baptiste-Alexandre Stroehlin in Paris when he attended lectures given by Matthieu Orfila. The lectures are organized around specific chemicals, thus there are headings such as "Carbonates"…
Acknowledges receipt of Dalton's "A New System of Chemical Philosophy" and the bill for the publication. the book was placed in the library of the Royal Academy of Beaux Arts.
Widely known for introducing the atomic…
Letter in French from Giovanni Antonio Giobert (1761-1834), an Italian chemist and mineralogist after whom the mineral giobertite has been named, to Count Chanteloup. Dated August 16, 1812, the letter concerns a sample…