Primary Sources: Repository & Regional Guides

Andrade, A. M. R. de., A. X. G. de Oliveira & M. A. B. Ancora da Luz. 1991. Guia de instituicoes e arquivos privados para historia da ciencia e da tecnica no Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro: Museu de Astronomia e Ciencias Afins, 202 pp.

Gundry, L. O. 1970. Guide to Science and History of Science Resources in the Philadelphia Area. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society (Library Publication no. 3), 63 pp.

Martins, R. de A. 1996. Sources for the study of science, medicine, and technology in Portugal and Brazil. Nuncius, v. 11, pp. 656-667.

Summers, A. 1996. How to Find Source Materials: British Library Collections on the History and Culture of Science, Technology and Medicine. London: The British Library, Science Reference and Information Service, 37 pp.

Theseus lists source material on Danish scientists, mainly mathematicians, but including broader sources.

Watson, K. D. 1994. Sources for the History of Science in Oxford. Oxford: Modern History Faculty, University of Oxford, 48 pp.

Primary Sources


Review of applied mycology, 1922-1969. Host-Pathogen index, 1 v., for vols. 1-40, 1922-61)
LOCATION: Countway Medicine: Harvard Depository Serial (1922-1940)

Collections, Herbaria

Kent, D. H. & D. E. Allen. 1984. British and Irish Herbaria: An Index to the Location of Herbaria of British and Irish Vascular Plants, with Biographical References to their Collectors. London: Botanical Society of the British Isles, 333 pp.

White, J. J. 1985-95. Catalogue of the Botanical Art Collection at the Hunt Institute. 6 pts. Pittsburgh: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie-Mellon University.

  • Part 1. Plant portraits, artists A-D.
  • Part 2. Plant portraits, artists E-G.
  • Part 3. Plant portraits, artists H.
  • Part 4. Plant portraits, artists I-O.
  • Part 5. Plant portraits, artists P-S
  • Part 6. Plant Portraits, artists T-Z and Unknown.