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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Vesalius Symposium

Join us for a symposium celebrating Vesalius and a new exhibit, Languages of Anatomy. The symposium will be held on Thursday, September 17, and Friday, September 18, in the Rubenstein Library.

All are welcome to attend. Details can be found here.