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Guide to "The history of Western medicine" video recording, 1997

Summary

Educational video on the history of Western medicine presented by the University of South Carolina's College of Library and Information Science as part of a workshop created by the library school specifically for students and professionals interested in medical history. Dr. Daniel Barron, USC Library School faculty, moderates a discussion with Lucretia McClure, Medical Library Special Collections, Harvard, and Dr. John Erlen, professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh, on issues in the study of the history of medicine. Interspersed with their comments are video segments that provide an overview of the evolution of Western medical knowledge and practices from Neolithic times to the 20th century. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11345
Title
Extent
0.2 Linear Feet, 1 videocassette
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Educational video on the history of Western medicine presented by the University of South Carolina's College of Library and Information Science as part of a workshop created by the library school specifically for students and professionals interested in medical history. Dr. Daniel Barron, USC Library School faculty, moderates a discussion with Lucretia McClure, Medical Library Special Collections, Harvard, and Dr. John Erlen, professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh, on issues in the study of the history of medicine. Interspersed with their comments are video segments that provide an overview of the evolution of Western medical knowledge and practices from Neolithic times to the 20th century. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

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[Identification of item], "The history of Western medicine" video recording, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Videocassette (VHS), 1997
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Jonathon Erlen is a history of medicine librarian at the Falkland Library of Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh.

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Provenance

"The history of Western medicine" video recording was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a transfer in 2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Paula Jeannet, December 2016

No accession number

Other Notes

Video cassette, 1/2 inch tape. TRT (total running time) approximately 00:30:00 (30 minutes); VHS format.