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Harvey Cushing, Between Scrapbook and Scalpel

Scrapbooks compiled by Harvey Cushing, with photographs of Harvey Cushing and Leonard Wood

Did you know that pioneering neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing was, in a sense, a scrapbooker? His scrapbooks and diaries document aspects of his life and medical practice, and were the basis for some of his published research. Come see an exhibition on this topic prepared by Rebecca Straub, an art history graduate student, at the Sterling Memorial Library Exhibits Corridor on Yale's main campus.  The exhibition is on view until April 28th, 2017, and is part of a larger exhibition showcasing "Student Research at Yale University Library.”  Read more