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William Buel Commonplace Book


Identifier: 00-2011-75-0

Scope and Contents

The William Buel Commonplace Book collection (2011-75-0) is a collection of two books. The first book is made up of a description of Phthisis Pulmonalis (tuberculosis) and questions to ask students. The second book is comprised of descriptions of diseases and the symptoms. There are other entries about the medical field and science in general. Some entries have the heading “Liber Memorialis,” but they do not appear to be excerpts from the book of the same name. Currently housed in 3A Box 17.


  • Created: 1786 Aug 14 - 1787 Mar 21
  • Other: Date acquired: 06/06/2011


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.


2.00 items

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Source of Acquisition

Donor Unknown

Existence and Location of Originals

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William Buel Commonplace Book
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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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