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Società Italiana di Storia della Medicina

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
- Department of Medical History


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Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine


History of the Health Sciences Libraries and Archives

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Organizations and Museums with History of the Health Sciences Interests

Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences

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Army Nurse Corps History

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Brian Welsh Memorial Museum of Anaesthesia

Clement Susini's Wax Anatomical Models at the University of Cagliari

Dittrick Medical History Center

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Epilepsy Museum in Kork, Germany

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Health Physics Historical Instrumentation Collection - Oak Ridge Associated Universities

History of the Health Sciences Museums: Alphabetical List - Virginia Commonwealth University
Subject List   Geographical List

History of Osteopathic Medicine Virtual Museum

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Indiana Medical History Museum

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Jane Addams' Hull House Museum

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Living History Museum, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Marvin Samson Center for the History of Pharmacy (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science)

Massachusetts General Hospital - History of Neurosurgery

Mobile (Alabama) Medical Museum

Musée d'Histoire de la Médecine

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National Archives and Records Administration

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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret

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Royal Pump Rooms Medicate Programme

Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dental History

Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry (University of Michigan)

Smithsonian Institute: National Museum of American History

Steno Museum - Danish Museum for the History of Science & Medicine

Stetten Museum of Medical Research

Still National Osteopathic Museum

Thackray Museum

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Medical Museum

Vatican Exhibit - Medicine and Biology

Wellcome Collection

William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History of the American Urological Association

Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology


Important Figures in Health Sciences - Their Lives and Works

Foundations of AAMC History

American Nurses' Association Hall of Fame

Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

Sir Frederick Banting Digital Library

Black Nurses in History: A Bibliography and Guide to Web Resources

Bibliographies to Hippocrates and to Galen (Fichtner)

Partners of the Heart: Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas (PBS)

Books and Documents of the Office of Medical History, Office of the Surgeon General

Letters to Doct. James Carmichael and Son at University of Virginia

Nurse Edith Cavell (1865-1915): A Norfolk Heroine

Margaret Ridley Charlton

Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America's Women Physicians

Civil War Veterans List - College of Physicians & Surgeons

Chemistry in History: People

Classics in Family Medicine

Collections de Medic@ Bibliothéque interuniversitaire de médecine et d'odontologie (BIUM)

Anatomical Plates of Pietro da Cortona

Nicholas Culpeper: The Complete Herbal

Marie Curie and the Science of Radioactivity

Charles Robert Darwin
Origin of the Species   Voyage of the Beagle

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Digital Collections from the Archives of the American College of Surgeons

Paul Ehrlich (Paul Ehrlich Institut)

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences

Famous Geneticists

Who Was Dr. Carlos J. Finlay?

Alexander Fleming (PBS)

Fons històric de l'Hospital de la Santa Creu

Founders of Neurology

Rosalind Franklin (Rosalind Franklin Society)

Sigmund Freud (PBS)

Sigmund Freud Archives

Galen - The Internet Classics Library

First printed editions of Galen at the "Bibliothéque Interuniversitaire de Médecine" of Paris (BIUM)

Joseph Goldberger and the War on Pellagra

John Graunt (The Galileo Project)

Hearth: Home Economics Archive: Research, Tradition, History

Heirs of Hippocrates

Gray's Anatomy, 20th edition (Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray)

First printed editions of Hippocrates at the "Bibliothéque Interuniversitaire de Médecine" of Paris (BIUM)

Hippocrates - The Internet Classics Library

Hooke's Books: Books that Influenced or were Influenced by Robert Hooke's Micrographia

The Index of Medieval Medical Images (IMMI)

James Lind Library

Helen Keller

Fighting Polio with 'Gentle Hands': Elizabeth Kenny

Malaspina Great Books on the Web

Images from Anatomia Universa by Mascagni

The MacKinney Collection of Medieval Medical Illustrations from the Wilson Library: Rare Book Collection

The Medical Library Association Oral History Project: Voices of the Past

Medicine in the Americas

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale's Fever - BMJ

A Selection of Letters Written by Florence Nightingale

The Nobel Prizes

Ask Osleriana: A Searchable Database =

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Sir William Osler

The William Osler Photo Collection (McGill University Library)

Dr. Samuel Overton: Pioneer Doctor of Old Canton, Texas

People and Discoveries: Medicine and Health (PBS)

A Brief Biography of Jean Piaget

Profiles in Science

The Margaret Sanger Papers Project

Seeing is Believing: Scientific and Medical Illustration

John Snow: A Historical Giant in Epidemiology

Dr. John Lancelot Todd: Guide to International Collections of Print, Manuscript, Photo-graphic and Material Resources Documenting the Professional and Personal Life of Dr. John Lancelot Todd (1876-1949)

The Trotula Ensemble of Manuscripts

Turning the Pages

The Most Dangerous Woman in America: Typhoid Mary (PBS)

University of North Texas Health Science Center Scholarly Repository

Images from Andreas Vesalius' De Humani Corporis Fabrica, 1543

Rudolf Virchow Manuscripts: Translated

Alfred Russel Wallace Page

James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, and Rosalind Franklin
Double Helix: 50 Years of DNA

Distinguished Women of Past and Present: Health and Medicine

4000 Years of Women in Science

Real Women in Health Care

Women's Life in Greece and Rome: Medicine & Anatomy

Women Physicians, 1850s-1970s

Working Women, 1800-1930 (Harvard University)


Databases

Ad* Access
(Advertisement images from Duke University's collection)

American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940
(Use search terms such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy for relevant materials)

American Social Hygiene Posters, ca. 1910-1970 - University of Minnesota

Canadian Health Obituaries

Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics (Wellcome Library)

Proyecto Dioscórides - Digital Library at Complutense University of Madrid

English Short Title Catalogue

Galaxy of Images (from Smithsonian Institute)

Germ Theory Calendar (Requires Internet Explorer®)

HIMETOP: History of Medicine Topographical Database

History of Medicine Finding Aids Consortium

History of Medicine Online Syllabus Archive

History of Microbiology: Archival Project

Image Archive on the American Eugenics Movement

Images from the Clendening Library

Images from the History of Medicine

In the First Person: An Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories and Personal Narratives

Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office

Library of Congress American Memory

Making of America

Marjorie Howard Futcher Digital Photo Collection (McGill University)

Medical Archives and Manuscripts Survey (MAMS)

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Online Archive of American Folk Medicine

The Osler Library Prints Collection

Patron Saints

PHDIL - Philadelphia Historical Digital Image Library

Prints & Photographs Collection Online Catalog - Library of Congress

Public Health Image Library - CDC

PubMed®

Repositories of Primary Sources

U.K. Higher Education Archives Hub

Wellcome Images: 2000 Years of Human Culture

Who Named It?: Dictionary of Medical Eponyms


Links Pages

BROWNson's Nursing Notes

ECHO: Exploring and Collecting History Online

EINet - History of Medicine

History of Psychology Resources

MedHist: The History of Medicine Gateway



Oaths, Prayers and Symbols

Caduceus vs. Aesculapius

Straight Chiropractic Oath

Codes of Ethics: Health Care and Medicine

THE GOOD DOCTOR: Oaths, Quotes, and Prayers for Physicians

Hippocratic Oath - Classical Version (Translated by Francis Adams)

Hippocratic Oath - Modern Version

Hippocratic Oath Today (PBS)

Blood, Bandages and Barber Poles

Oath and Prayer of Maimonides

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For Children

The Doctor Over Time (PBS)

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History of Medicine: Learning from the Past

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The History of Diseases



Bibliographies/Chronologies/Histories

The Adoption History Project

Antiqua Medicina

Antique Medical Collecting: An Educational Project

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Army Nurse Corp Uniforms: A Retrospective Exhibit

The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt

The Asclepion - Ancient Medicine

The Assassination of President McKinley Bibliography on Medical Aspects

The Beat Goes On: A History of Cardiology

Bibliography of Canadian Health Sciences Periodicals

Bibliography of Recent Secondary Works in the History of American Medicine & Related Health Fields

Bloodletting

The Boy in the Bubble- The American Experience (PBS)

Bryce Hospital Historic Preservation Project

Brought to Life: Exploring the History of Medicine (Science Museum, London)

Celebrating Nursing History: What to Keep - A Bibliography of Historically Important Books

Chronology of Psychoactive Substance Use

Civil War Medicine

Classic Papers and Books in Neonatology

Combined Medical Timeline (Wellcome Trust)

Civil Practice to Civil War: The Medical College of the State of South Carolina, 1861-1865

Dental History

Digitalis Purpurea History

DNA Interactive

Eugenics: Three Generations, No Imbeciles, Virginia, Eugenics and Buck v. Bell

Female Medical College & Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania

Five Centuries of Veterinary Medicine: A Short-title Catalog of the Washington State University Veterinary History Collection

From Birth to Death at the 1901 Pan American Exposition

From One Moment to the Next: The Halifax Explosion

From Quackery to Bacteriology: The Emergence of Modern Medicine in 19th Century America

Herbal Medicine in Shakespeare's England from Dr. John Hall's Case Studies

Historical Medical Sites in the Washington D.C. Area

The History of the Commissioned Corps

History of the New York Medical College and Hospital for Women

A History of the University of Massachusetts Medical School: Integrating Primary Care and Biomedical Research

The History of Vaccines (College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Iron Lung

Islamic Medical Manuscripts

Medical and Related Artifacts - Claude Moore Health Sciences Library

Medical Antiques Online

Medical Artifacts Collection - Virginia Commonwealth University

Medical History of British India: Disease Prevention and Pubilc Health (National Library of Scotland

Medieval Islamic Medicine

Martha Ballard's Diary Online (A Midwife's Tale)

A Midwife's Tale - The American Experience (PBS)

Mrs. Mary Breckinridge

National Health Service History

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Nurse Practice Act: The Armstrong Act, 1903

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Phisick Antique Medical Collection

The Pill (PBS)

Pre-1870 American Surgical Instruments

Project Hope: Forty Years of American Medicine Abroad

Red Gold: The Epic Story of Blood (PBS)

The Relief of Pain and Suffering

The Road to the Sequence: An Interactive Timeline of Genomic History - Science Magazine

A Short History of the Developments of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

A Short History of the National Institutes of Health

“So Others May Live”: DUSTOFF: Medical Evacuation in the Vietnam War (Vietnam Center and Archive)

Sound and Fury: Deaf History (PBS)

Spices: Exotic Flavors and Medicines

Test Tube Babies- The American Experience (PBS)

This is Public Health: A Canadian History

Today in Health History

Today's Seeds for Tomorrow's Harvest: The Impact of Women Nutritionists

UCSF Japanese Woodblock Print Collection

U.S. Army Dental Corps

Virginia Nursing History

World War I - The Medical Front


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JOURNALS

E-journals in the History of the Health Sciences

Acta Medico-Historica Adriatica

Anthropology and Medicine

Arabic Sciences and Philosophy

British Journal for the History of Science

Bulletin of the History of Medicine

Canadian Bulletin of Medical History / Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la médecine

Centaurus

Chiropractic History

CONECTA: Bulletin of News in the History of Science, Medicine and Technology

Early Science and Medicine: A Journal of the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-Modern Period

HealthPAC Digital Archive

Historia Medicinae

History of Psychology

History of Psychiatry

Hygiea Internationalis

Isis

Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences

Journal of the History of the Neurosciences

Journal of the International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine

Literature and Medicine

Medical History

Nursing History Review

Osiris

Social History of Medicine

Studies in the History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Transactions of the Michigan Dental Society, 1882

Vesalius: Acta Internationalia Historiae Medicinae

Wellcome History


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Stephen J. Greenberg, MSLS, PhD


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Last updated: 31 January 2014
The History of the Health Sciences Web Links page (http://www.mla-hhss.org/histlink.htm) is designed and maintained by Patricia E. Gallagher
Copyright © 2002 Patricia E. Gallagher and Stephen J. Greenberg for the History of the Health Sciences Section of MLA