Rare Books by Isaac Newton and Louis Pasteur

Huntington’s Old-Tech Windfall

Los Angeles Times
By Amanda Covarrubias, Times Staff Writer
May 2, 2006

Louis Pasteur’s books and works by Isaac Newton are among rare volumes donated to the San Marino library.

A collection of rare books and reference volumes tracing the history of science and technology, including original works by Isaac Newton and the scientific library of Louis Pasteur, has been donated to the Huntington Library in San Marino, officials announced Monday.

The Burndy Library, which contains 67,000 books and reference volumes and a collection of scientific instruments, will reposition the Southern California institution as one of the leading centers in the nation for scholarly research in science history, Huntington Library President Steven S. Kolik said.”

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