Tag Archive: Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine

Digital Highlights: CSI (circa 1905)

Police procedurals — such as the popular CSI series and its spin-offs and imitators — were not the cultural presence in turn of the century America that they are today. The development of the detective story and the crime novel are …

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Medical Heritage Library Awarded NEH Grant for Digitization of State Medical Society Journals, 1900 – 2000

The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital resource on the history of medicine and health developed by an international consortium of cultural heritage repositories, has received funding in the amount of $275,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities for …

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Digital Highlights: Tour an “ultramodern” hospital in the year 1900

A Quarter of a Century with the Free Hospital for Women is a small picture book published in 1900, not long after the hospital had finished construction of its grand, new facility by a pond in Brookline, Massachusetts. The volume, held …

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Now Available! Recommended Practices for Enabling Access to Manuscript and Archival Collections Containing Health Information about Individuals

Medical Heritage Library collaborators  the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and the Center for the History of Medicine at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine are pleased to announce the distribution of their jointly …

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Our Reading List (#4)

Here are a few of the things that are catching our eye this week…. Coverage of the BUMED’s 2500th upload to the MHL. What do patients want to know about their doctors (from TEDMED). From the History of Modern Biomedicine Research …

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Images from the Library

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From C.H. Stratz’ Die Schöuheit des weiblichen Körpers : den Müttern, Ärzten und Künstlern gewidmet (1900). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!

Images from the Library

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From C.J. Cullingworth’s Clinical illustrations of the diseases of the fallopian tubes and of tubal gestation : a series of drawings with descriptive text and histories of the cases (1895). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please …

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Images from the Library

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From Carl A. Mense’s Handbuch der Tropenkrankheiten (1905). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!

Images from the Library

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From Sir Patrick Manson’s Tropical diseases: a manual of diseases of warm climates (1914). As always, for more from the Medical Heritage Library, please visit our full collection!  

New to the MHL!

Here are a few highlights from the latest items added to our collection; you can add a RSS feed that will give you updates on our new items here. First, a couple of items with rather immediate topical application: James …

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