Cultural Activity: Print Culture and Medicine: Colonial Medicine Collection

Date: October 21, 2022 | Time: 15:15 to 16:00 (CDT)


Cultural Activity:

Print Culture and Medicine: Colonial Medicine Collection
Marcela Beltrán Bravo, Ph.D.
Special Collections “Miguel de Cervantes” Library at Tecnológico de Monterrey

We will explore the Medicine Collection guarded at Cervantes Library. These Books were printed between 1615 and 1791 and gather herbal, hygiene and procedural information. It is a small collection of Books printed in Helmstadt, Madrid and Mexico from four different documentary funds: G.R.G. Conway, Salvador Ugarte, Conde-Zambrano, Pedro Robredo. One of these books belonged to the colonial scientist and writer Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora (b. 1645- d. 1700).





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