The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is pleased to announce that our medieval and Renaissance manuscript collection is now online! The effort to digitize the manuscripts and make them freely available worldwide was generously funded by the Arcadia Fund.
Melissa Grafe's blog
Our first 2018-19 Ferenc Gyorgyey fellow, Jaipreet Virdi, Ph.D., shares an aspect of her research on disability technology through photographs and postcards, with little help from Twitter…
The Historical Library is please to announce our newest exhibition:
The Early Modern Pharmacy: Drugs, Recipes, and Apothecaries, 1500-1800
April 2nd-July 5th, 2018
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is pleased to announce the completion of a grant funded to catalog 2,600 glass plate negatives from the Cushing Brain Tumor Registry. The grant proposal, "Rethinking Early Neurosurgery: The Harvey Cushing Collection," was funded through a National Network of Libraries of Medicine-New England Region Knowledge/Data Management Award. From mid-February through April 30th 2017, a team of graduate and undergraduate students carefully inputted information on over 3,000 glass plate negatives into the Cushing Center database, exceeding the estimated amount in t
We have a secret! Blog post on an item in the Books of Secrets exhibit, by student curator Nell Meosky
We have a secret! Blog post on an item in the Books of Secrets exhibit, by student curator Jarrell Ng
The Kristaps J. Keggi Vietnam War service collection, recently donated to the Historical Medical Library, contains the complete correspondence between Dr. Kristaps J. Keggi and his wife, Julie, during his time as a surgeon in the Vietnam War. The materials were all donated by Dr. Keggi, the current Elihu Professor in Orthopedics at Yale School of Medicine.
The Medical Historical Library’s digital collection includes School of Medicine photographs, portraits of 16th Century anatomist Andreas Vesalius, Harvey Cushing, and others, medical and surgical instruments, prints, posters, and drawings, and much more!
In January 2013, the Medical Historical Library acquired a collection of over 2600 international public health and safety posters from 56 countries.
Robert A. Butcher, Co. H, 82nd Infantry, Pennsylvania