Historic Microscopes Collection

ca. 1835-1993, undated
Laupus Library Manuscript Collection, LL 02.48
Creator(s)
William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library
Physical description
999 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Historic Microscopes Collection (LL 02.48), The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
Laupus Library History Collections
Access
No restrictions

Microscopes plus cases, accessories, and instruction manuals. Includes items manufactured in the United States, England, France, Germany, and Japan.


Scope and arrangement

Microscopes plus cases, accessories, and instruction manuals. Includes items manufactured in the United States, England, France, Germany, and Japan.


Administrative information
Custodial History

Probably November 1992: One microscope. Gift of Alfred F. Hammond Jr. of New Bern, North Carolina.

2002 January 7: One microscope. Gift of Andrew A. Best of Greenville, North Carolina.

2008 February 7: Two eyepiece lens for microscopes. Gift of Donald Hoffman of Greenville, North Carolina.

2008 July 28: 2 brass to fit microscope. Gift of Donald Hoffman of Greenville, North Carolina.

2009 November 4: Five microscopes. Gift of Donald Hoffman of Greenville, North Carolina.

2009 November 19: One microscope. Transferred from East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Greenville, North Carolina.

2010 September 28: Eight microscopes. Gift of Donald Hoffman of Greenville, North Carolina.

2011 September 22: Four microscopes. Gift of Donald Hoffman of Greenville, North Carolina.

2011 November 28: One microscope. Gift of Linda Duvall of Herndon, Virginia.

2012 January 24: 1 folder of historical materials. Gift of Donald Hoffman of Greenville, North Carolina.

2012 September 30: Five microscopes. Gift of Donald Hoffman of Greenville, North Carolina.

2013 September 16: Eight microscopes. Gift of Donald Hoffman of Greenville, North Carolina.

2014 September 8: Fifteen microscopes. Gift of Donald Hoffman of Greenville, North Carolina.

2015 September 18: Fifteen microscopes. Gift of Donald Hoffman of Greenville, North Carolina.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Alfred F. Hammond Jr.

Gift of Andrew A. Best

Gift of Donald Hoffman

Transferred from East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy

Processing information

Processed by Melissa Nasea, 2015

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.


Language of material

English

Container list
LL02.48.01.22 Amer Columbian Zentmayer, 1895
LL02.48.01.45 Bausch and Lomb Balplan with dual viewer, c.1972
LL02.48.01.46 Miller Brothers Student Microscope, c.1890
LL02.48.01.47 Schrauer Early Large Microscope, c. 1870
LL02.48.01.48 Wale New Working Microscope, 1880-6
LL02.48.01.49 Bausch and Lomb BB8 Microscope, 1895-6
LL02.48.01.50 Bausch and Lomb Student Microscope with Wale Limb, 1886-8
LL02.48.02.23 Beck Universal Microscope, 1871
LL02.48.02.24 Swift Improved Wale Microscope No 313, 1886-1912
LL02.48.06.43 Bench Microtome, 1875-1900
LL02.48.06.44 Gundlach Objectives German and American, 1870, 1880-1900