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Our Reading List (#3)

With the exciting news last week of the finding of one of the ships from Sir John Franklin’s last expedition, we decided to pull together some of the MHL’s resources on Arctic exploration in case this news stimulates your interest and …

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Our Reading List

We can’t hope to be as exhaustive as Whewell’s Ghost or The History Carnival, but all this talk of going back to school has us thinking in reading lists. Here’s some of what we’re looking at online this week. From …

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From W.F. Hutchinson’s Under the Southern Cross : a guide to the sanitariums and other charming places in the West Indies and Spanish Main (1891).

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From Neuer Leitfaden für den Turn-Unterricht in den Preussischen Volkschulen (1868). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!

Digital Highlights: South for Health

“Sick people have but a single wish–that they may get well…” William Francis Hutchinson of Rhode Island starts his Under the Southern Cross: a guide to the sanitariums and other charming places in the West Indies and Spanish Main with a clear …

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From Jules Morel’s Manuel d’anatomie artistique (1877). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!

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From Elias Ashmole’s Theatrum chemicum britannicum : containing severall poeticall pieces of our famous English philosophers, who have written the hermetique mysteries in their owne ancient language (1652). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our …

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From Elisha Kent Kane’s The United States Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin : a personal narrative (1857). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!

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From Mary E. Thompson’s Psychology and pedagogy of writing, a résumé of the researches and experiments bearing on the history and pedagogy of writing (1911). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!

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From Martin Wiener Ware’s Plaster of Paris and how to use it (1906). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!

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