In this thanksgiving discourse from 1795, when our nation was still very young, the speaker renders thanks for peace and for fruitful seasons and ends with special gratitude for the swift end of an epidemic fever.
By Michael J. North Markham’s Masterpiece One of the most important and enduring books in the English language about the care of horses is by
By Laura McNulty and Ginny A. Roth ~ This image, rightly called “Red Poppy,” appears in the eighteenth century herbal by Elizabeth Blackwell (1707-1758) titled
By Michael North First Edition Albinus Anatomical Prints Come to the National Library of Medicine In April, 2013, Gloria and Paul Spiekermann of Westport, Connecticut
By Ginny A. Roth Most people associate Benjamin Franklin with the invention of the lightning rod after he proved that lightning and electricity were the
By Erika Mills Greetings from the Exhibition Program! Just in time for our country’s celebration of independence, Circulating Now has been unleashed and we’re eager
By Ginny A. Roth Welcome to Circulating Now’s weekly Photo Feature. Every week we will feature an image from the History of Medicine Division (HMD)
By Michael North A Curator’s Welcome Here at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), it is my responsibility to oversee the Library’s special collection of