Treatises on geography and harmonics

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Treatises in Latin, written in a single hand throughout, with points of compass in Dutch. The first part contains a Tractatus geographicus, a treatise of geography, hydrography, longitude and distance, including diagrams of points of compass, projections, calculations of distance, and a table of the longitude and latitude of German towns. The second part contains a treatise on harmonics.

Administrative / Biographical History

Unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1993.

Note

Former title of collection Tractatus Geographicus: Treatises on geography and harmonics

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Summary Catalogue.

Custodial History

The treatises originated from the library of Brent Gration-Maxfield.