Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7269
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Badianus Manuscript Project
Dates:
1930-1935
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.1 linear meter.
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
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
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.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7269, Smithsonian Institution, Badianus Manuscript Project, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Badiano, Juan Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cruz, Martin de la. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trueblood, Emily W. Emmart Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Missonnier-Vuillemin, Marie-Therese. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Botany Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scientific illustrations Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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