Tag Archive: Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine

Images from the Library

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From Auguste Forel’s La question sexuelle : exposée aux adultes cultivés (1906). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!  

Digital Highlight: “La question sexuelle”

Turn the pages above or follow this link to go to Auguste Forel’s La question sexuelle : exposée aux adultes cultivés (1906). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!

Images from the Library

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From Thomas Annandale’s The malformations, diseases and injuries of the fingers and toes and their surgical treatment (1866). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!

Processing of the Erich Lindemann Papers Nearing Completion

Erich Lindemann.

The Center for the History of Medicine is pleased to announce that processing of the Erich Lindemann papers is nearing completion.  Lindemann (1900-1974) was Chief of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, …

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Images from the Library

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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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Digital Highlight: Penal Colony Voyages

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In 1817, Thomas Reid accepted an appointment as “Surgeon and Superintendant” of male convicts on the Neptune, a ship carrying prisoners sentenced to transportation from England to New South Wales. Transportation was a relatively new solution to the problem of overflowing …

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Digital Highlight: Regimen Sanitatis Salerni

In 1871, John Ordronaux, professor of medical jurisprudence at the Law School of Columbia College, published a bilingual (Latin and English) edition of The Code of Health of the School of Salernum. The volume was found valuable enough even to …

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Images from the Library

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From the International Committee of the Red Cross’ Secours aux blessés (1864). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!

Digital Highlight: Missionary Medical Training

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Murdered Millions (1897), by George Dowknott, M.D., is a brief treatise relating to Christian medical missions. In less than one hundred pages, Dowknott seeks to establish a complex theory of ‘murder’ based largely on Biblical interpretation, apply it to the …

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Countway and Hopkins Receive Mellon Foundation Grant

Psychiatrists Erich Lindemann (center right) and Lydia M. Gibson Hawes (center left) at an unidentified social event. Lydia M. Gibson Dawes papers, 1926-1959 (B MS c96). From the Boston Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.

The Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Library, Harvard Medical School has received a $202,900 Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, through a program administered by the Council on Library Resources (CLIR) …

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