Tag Archives: American Archives Month

Spiegelman in his middle years stands informally outside a university buidling in academic robes. October 27

In Search of Sol Spiegelman

Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Susie Fisher who brings us this post highlighting her work with NLM’s archival collections for American Archives Month. Dr. Fisher is an academic teaching faculty-member for the M.A. Program in Biological Thought at The Open University of Israel. Her article “Not just ‘a clever way to detect whether DNA really […]

A typed card, repaired with tape with many handwritten annotations, stamped DEAD October 20

AMA Deceased Physicians Masterfile 1906–1969

By Anne Rothfeld To celebrate American Archives Month Circulating Now is highlighting NLM’s archival collections with several posts this October. From the very beginning of the American Medical Association (AMA) in 1847, its members felt that there was a need for a reliable medical directory of all the physicians in the United States. Although various […]

Stamp page from the collection of Adolf Schwartz October 13

Dr. Schwartz’s Stamp Collection

By Ginny A. Roth The Prints and Photographs collection in the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine holds many treasures that not only serve as research materials, but are also visually captivating. One does not need a trained eye in the arts in order to appreciate collection items that are as […]