The Hernquist collection in Skara

Last changed: 21 June 2016
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The Hernquist Collection is a unique collection of books, many dating back to the late 18th century. The titles of the book collection can be searched in the web catalogue called "Grållan".

Peter Hernquist (1726-1808) was the founder of Sweden’s first veterinary school in 1775. The school was located to Skara, and a part of the extensive book collection of Hernquist is still available for those interested in veterinary history and agricultural science.

The manuscript collection

The collection also includes about 30 000 pages of handwritten manuscripts.

Facts:

Note: the Hernquist Collection is undergoing conservation and is currently not available.

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