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Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Badianus Manuscript Project  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scientific illustrations
Manuscripts
Date:
1930-1935
Descriptive Entry:
Materials consist of approximately 115 gouache copies by Marie-Therese Missonnier-Vuillemin of illustrations in the "Badianus Manuscript"; and a descriptive pamphlet by Emily Walcott Emmart concerning the "Badianus Manuscript," an Aztec Herbal, "Codex Barberini, Latin 24 (Vatican Library), 1935. Additional documentation concerning the project exists in Record Unit 46 and at Johns Hopkins University.
Historical Note:
In the early 1930s the Smithsonian Institution, in cooperation with Johns Hopkins University, undertook the project of reproducing the "Badianus Manuscript" located in the Vatican Library. The manuscript, an Aztec herbal, was composed in Aztec and Latin by Martin de la Cruz and Juannes Badianus in 1552. The Smithsonian withdrew from the project in 1937.
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Herbs -- Therapeutic use  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scientific illustrations
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7269, Smithsonian Institution, Badianus Manuscript Project, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 7269
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7269

Box 1

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Badianus Manuscript Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7269, Smithsonian Institution, Badianus Manuscript Project, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7269-refidd1e198

Folder 1 Manuscript Materials

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Badianus Manuscript Project  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7269, Smithsonian Institution, Badianus Manuscript Project, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7269-refidd1e205

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