|Archival material of the month - April 2011|
Gyula Magyary-Kossa (1865–1944) was the professor of pharmacology and toxicology between 1896 and 1936. The documents below introduce Gyula Magyary-Kossa’s patent that was applied for on 19th August, 1919. His invention bears the title „Gaschamber for curing domestic animals’ manginess and other skin diseases, for sterilizing objects infected by humans’ and animals’ abnormal germs, and clothes for exterminating parasites”. The documents contain the exact plans of the gaschambers and the short summary of the law number 37 of 1895. The beginning of the patent’s acknowledgement is 12th January, 1912.
A short and illustrated description of the gaschambers can be read in newsletter Noctua, Vol. 14, Issue 3, September 2010 (http://konyvtar.univet.hu/noctua/2010_14_3.pdf) under the title „Ramshackle cottages”.
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