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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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Upcoming Events

Technology, Hope, and Motherhood:  What We Can Learn from the History of the Infant Incubator

Join us on Tuesday, April 11, at 5:00 p.m. for our next Trent History of Medicine Lecture Series event. Dr. Jeff Baker will present "Technology, Hope, and Motherhood: What We Can Learn from the History of the Infant Incubator." Find details here.

The event willl be held in the Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, Room 153, of the Rubenstein Library.