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
By Margaret Kaiser ~ It is Christmas eve, a Christmas with no presents and the loss of the family home, until a surprising visitor appears…
By Laura Hartman ~ For his 1913 Christmas greeting card, eminent 19th century neurologist and best-selling novelist Silas Weir Mitchell (1829–1914) penned a poem entitled
By Stephen J. Greenberg It is, perhaps, a bit hard for the modern reader to imagine that a coffee table book consisting solely of portraits
By Margaret Kaiser Silas Weir Mitchell (1829–1914) was among the foremost physicians of his time and a prolific writer of both scientific and literary works.