History of Medicine Collections

History of Medicine Collections


Discover the history of medicine through our rich and unique collections, which include over 20,000 monographs and 4,000 manuscripts, as well as photographs, illustrations, medical instruments, medals, and a variety of medical artifacts. We also offer a setting for classes, provide research consultations, host a speaker series and other special events, exhibit items from the collections, and issue a regular newsletter and special publications.

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News & Events

New Exhibit

On display in the Josiah Charles Trent History of Medicine Room is a new exhibit, A Delicate Balance: Understanding the Four Humors, curated by Ashley R. Young.


Trent Associates Newsletter
Enjoy the latest issue of the Trent Associates Newsletter from Spring 2016.  Previous Trent Associates Newletters can be found here.