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Biographical entry Pasteur, Louis (1822 - 1895)

Born
27 December 1822
France
Died
28 September 1895
Occupation
Chemist and Microbiologist

Summary

Louis Pasteur is known for his work in stereochemistry and the heat treatment of fluids. He also developed the use of vaccines for the eradication of rabies, anthrax and chicken cholera.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Louis Pasteur - Records, 1887, MS 6530; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Dando-collins, Stephen, Pasteur's Gambit: Louis Pasteur, the Australasian Rabbit Plague and a Ten Million Dollar Prize, Vintage Australia, North Sydney, 2008, 337 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Rountree, P. M, 'The Pasteur Institute and Australia', in J. Chaussivert and M. Blackman (eds), Louis Pasteur and the Pasteur Institute in Australia, University of New South Wales French-Australian Research Centre, Sydney, 1988, pp. 9-16. Details
  • Todd, J., 'The Pasteur Institute of Australia: Success and Failure', in J. Chaussivert and M. Blackman (eds), Louis Pasteur and the Pasteur Institute in Australia, University of New South Wales French-Australian Research Centre, Sydney, 1988, pp. 24-40. Details

Edited Books

  • Chaussivert, J.S.; Blackman, M. (ed.), Louis Pasteur and the Pasteur Institute in Australia, The French-Australian Research Centre Occasional Monograph,1, University of New South Wales French-Australian Research Centre, Sydney, 1988, 93 pp. Details

Reviews

  • Minard, Peter, review of Pasteur's gambit: Louis Pasteur, the Australian rabbit plague and a ten million dollar prize, Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 21, no. 1, p. 112. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.