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Health and Humanities (HLTH 230)

Amanda Mummert, Dr. Michelle Lampl (Fall 2013)

Selected History of Medicine Collections

Medical Heritage Library (MHL)
A collection of more than 45,000 titles in the history of medicine digitized from some of the world's leading collections. The MHL includes rare books, journals, pamphlets, and audio visual material covering a variety of topics and spanning the past six centuries.

Images from the History of Medicine
Access to over 70,000 images in the collections of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S National Library of Medicine (NLM). The collection includes portraits, photographs, caricatures, genre scenes, posters, and graphic art illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine dated from the 15th to 21st century.

Medicine in the Americas
A collection of original works from theNLM collections demonstrating the evolution of American medicine from colonial frontier outposts of the 17th century to research hospitals of the 20th century.

From the University of California San Francisco Library:

History of Vaccines
A public education website from The College of Physicians of Philadelphia documenting the history of vaccination including its role in the improvement of human health, the many challenges, controversies, and related tragic events.

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