An interview with John Mathew, PhD on his NLM History Talk and his work on cultural memories of pandemics in India.
Posts highlighting the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine
Robin, Peter, and Darryl: Three to the Hospital, 1969
By Trey Bunn ~ I recently spent some time with a film called Robin, Peter, and Darryl: Three to the Hospital. This 1969 documentary, directed
Shutting the Digital Back Door
An interview with Kim Gallon, PhD, MS, MLIS, on her NLM History Talk and her work in digital humanities and Africana Studies.
NLM Collections Tour: Aging
Welcome to a virtual tour of the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine. Today we are featuring collections about aging.
The Ambulances of Antietam
By Kenneth M. Koyle ~ In an earlier post Benjamin Forrest discussed the travails of the Union Army’s Ambulance Corps in the Civil War. This
Jim Crow in the Asylum: Psychiatry and Civil Rights in the American South
An interview with Kylie M. Smith PhD on her NLM History Talk and her work on racial segregation in psychiatric hospitals.
Filariasis in British Guiana, 1963
By Michael Sappol ~ Originally published on Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM. Filariasis, a parasitic disease typically found in tropical areas, is
The History of Genomics Program at 10 Years
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Zach Utz, MA, Archivist and Public Historian, from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) History of Genomics Program—the only
Anatomy Set in Stone
In 2016, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) fielded a reference request seeking high resolution images of an anatomical atlas from our Historical Anatomies website
“What do you See?”: Stereoscopic Pictures, 1942
By Hannah Landecker ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Most people have two eyes directed forward. In ophthalmology textbooks