Savary, F. (fl. 1755), French missionary priest in Tonkin


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0120 MS.6065
Held at: Wellcome Library
Domain: archival
Title: Savary, F. (fl. 1755), French missionary priest in Tonkin
Date(s) of contents: 1755-1758
Level of description: Item
Extent and medium: 1 volume

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Savary, F. (fl. 1755), French missionary priest in Tonkin

Administrative/Biographical history: The author gives his name on p. 157 as 'M F Savary prêtre missionnaire apostolique'.

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased at Stevens' 14 Oct. 1930, lot 349

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: 'Journal du voyage de France en Chine. Macao, le 2 janvier 1755 ... fin. Décrit à Caen ce premier de mai 1758'. An autobiographical narrative by Savary of his voyage from France to Tonkin via Mauritius and Macao, 1754-55, and of his missionary work in Tonkin [now Vietnam]. His narrative includes a description of the hospital in Mauritius (pp. 38-44), and references to health conditions on board ship.

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ACCESS AND USE

Language: English

Conditions governing access: The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction: Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Physical characteristics: 159 x 104 mm., 168 pp. Quarter-cloth binding.

Finding aids: Described in: Richard Palmer, 'Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244' (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999).

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DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
BMA British Medical Association
BMJ British Medical Journal
CJST CJS Thompson
HSW Henry Solomon Wellcome
PJJ-S PJ Johnston-Saint
RSM Royal Society of Medicine
[W]BSR Wellcome Bureau of Scientific Research
[W]CRL Wellcome Chemical Research Laboratories
[W]EFL Wellcome Entomological Field Laboratory
[W]HMM Wellcome Historical Medical Museum
WLTM Wellcome Laboratory of Tropical Medicine
[W]MMS Wellcome Museum of Medical Science
[W]MTMH Wellcome Museum of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
[W]PRL Wellcome Physiological Research Laboratories
WRI Wellcome Research Institution
[W]TRL Wellcome Tropical Research Laboratory.

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2002


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