Van der Kolk collection of pathological specimens

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Lat. misc. d. 97-9
  • Dates of Creation
      19th century
  • Language of Material
      Latin, and Dutch.
  • Physical Description
      3 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Three volumes of a manuscript catalogue of the Van der Kolk collection of pathological specimens, found in the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology. Mostly in Latin, with some entries in Dutch, the catalogue is an alphabetical description of the various specimens with some case studies.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jacobus Ludovicus Conradus Schroeder van der Kolk (1797-1862) Dutch pathologist.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given by the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology through Dr. A.H.T. Robb-Smith, 1995.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection is available online at

Custodial History

The specimen collection to which these volumes are the catalogue was purchased on behalf of the University by Sir Henry Acland for 200, in 1864, and the three volumes of the catalogue with them.