By Elizabeth Fee ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. This sometimes charming, sometimes dreadful little book offers a series
Category: Rare Books & Journals
Pre-1914 books and serials, pre-1871 journals, and pamphlets and dissertations, and early Western and Islamic manuscripts.
Courage Under Fire: Combat First Aid in WWII
Combat First Aid is a booklet originally published in Infantry Journal in May 1944. The guidance is designed to be easily recalled in an emergency and while it explains how to save a life, acknowledges that not every situation is survivable.
NLM Collections Tour: Nutrition
Welcome to a virtual tour of the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine. Today we are featuring collections about nutrition.
A Laboratory of Humanitarianism: Military and Civilian Captivity during the First World War
An interview with Matthew Stibbe, PhD on his NLM History Talk and his research on internment during the First World War.
The Measure of Black (Un)Fitness: Legacies of Slavery in the Early Eugenics Movement
An interview with Rana A. Hogarth, PhD on her NLM History Talk and her research on legacies of slavery in the early eugenics movement.
The Doctors: A Satire in Four Seizures, 1922
By Sander L. Gilman ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Elbert Hubbard (1856–1915), Arts and Crafts guru and follower
A heroic homage to dentistry: Dr. Solyman Brown’s “Dentologia”
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Jen Woronow. Her research explores social science with an emphasis on promoting trans-disciplinary discussion. Today she joins us with a
Margaret’s Book: A Natural History of English Insects
Published in 1720, Eleazar Albin’s A Natural History of English Insects includes vibrantly colored plates dedicated to women who supported the work. This copy belonged to Margaret Cavendish Bentinck.
The Tragedy and Hope of Ninoshima
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Jen Woronow. Her research explores historic and contemporary conflicts with an emphasis on examining the human side of war. Today
George Deacon and the Circulation of Homeopathic Therapies in Peru (1880-1915)
An interview with Patricia Palma, PhD on her NLM History Talk and her research on NLM’s unique copy of La Homeopatía, first homeopathic journal in Peru.