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The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and strengthen understanding of the world in which we live. The MHL’s growing collection of digitized medic...



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Cushing-Whitney Medical Library
Cushing-Whitney Medical Library
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Books contributed by the Cushing-Whitney Medical Library, Yale University
Chemist and Druggist
Chemist and Druggist
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2.8M
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Chemist and Druggist, the leading trade journal for the pharmacy community in the UK, has been in continuous publication since 1859. It contains a wealth of information for studying the history of medicine and pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Also contained in its pages are many striking visual examples from over 150 years of developments in advertising, packaging and graphic design. The Chemist and Druggist has been made available by the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest...
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Navy Medicine is an integral part of today’s Navy and Marine Corps team and has been a part of that team since the American Revolution. Today’s Navy and Marine Corps team is engaged in a global power competition. Our country depends upon Navy Medicine’s unique expeditionary medical expertise to prepare and support Naval forces, including both Navy and Marine forces. This renewed global power competition requires Navy Medicine to be more agile and capable of operating in a distributed...
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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At head of title: To members of parliament and others
University of Leeds Library
by New Sydenham Society; University of Leeds. Library
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Fasciculi XIV to XXVII (in continuation of the Atlas of pathology); constitute New Sydenham Society publications no.175-193(?)
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Topics: General Surgery, Pathology, Medicine
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies
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This film in two parts shows the mechanism of an artifical respirator (an iron lung) a female patient is shown being placed in the machine and then cared for by nurses (she is fed, groomed and given an enema). The second part starts with instructions as to what to do if there are electrical or mechanical faults in the machinery. 3 segments.
Topics: Ventilators, Mechanical -- history, Respiration, Artificial, Medical equipment, Respiratory...
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Topics: Photography of the nude, Photography, Erotic
Wellcome Library
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favorite 33
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61 pages : 23 cm
Topics: Hopkins, Matthew, -1647, Witchcraft -- history, Witchcraft, England
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Welcome to the Samuel J. Wood Library of New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. This site features items scanned from the Medical Center Archives .
Wellcome Library
by Solomon, King of Israel. n 80024516; Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (Samuel Liddell MacGregor)
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Limited ed. of 500 numbered copies
Topic: Jewish magic
Wellcome Library
by Ruxton, G
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Includes index
Topic: Cooking
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936.; Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936
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favorite 90
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"Notes and references": p. [433]-617. Bibliography: p. [624]-642
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Topics: Primitive societies, Sexual ethics, Sex, Culture
Issued in a limited edition of "only three thousand copies"
Topics: Erotic literature, Erotic art, Sex in literature, Pornography, Sex, Prostitution, Homosexuality,...
Journal de médecine, chirurgie, pharmacie.
Journal de médecine, chirurgie, pharmacie.
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95
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1,389
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791. n 50032813
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ESTC
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Topic: English language
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies
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favorite 60
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This film shows various cases of mothers who have difficulty breast feeding their babies. Solutions to the problems are demonstrated, for instance a case of inverted nipples can be treated successfully with massage and the use of a breast pump. An inadequate milk supply can be supplemented with formula. 'Flabby breasts' can be successfully treated with massage, supplementary feeding and exercise. 2 segments.
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Topics: Anatomy, Breast Feeding, Maternal Behavior, Mothers, Maternal and child health, Anatomy, Breast...
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Topic: Medicine, Ayurvedic
Signatures: A-3S
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Topic: Alchemy
The gentleman's magazine.
The gentleman's magazine.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection and Library
by Henry E. Garrett
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comment 1
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Topic: Psychology and Psychiatry
Topic: Hypnotism
The Medical Heritage Library
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Includes index
Topics: Aura, Parapsychology
Edition limited to 300 numbered copies on French hand-made paper"
Topic: Sex
Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
by Mal'shin, Aleksandr Ivanovich, 1858-
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At head of title: [in vernacular]
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Topic: Medicine, Ayurvedic
The Medical Heritage Library
by Ellwood, G. M. (George Montague), 1875-1955; Yerbury, Francis Rowland, 1885-1970
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"First edition, spring, 1918; reprinted May, 1919"--Verso t.p
Topics: Human figure in art, Anatomy, Artistic, Photography of the nude, Anatomy, Artistic
Supersedes another periodical of the same name, published 1829-30
The Medical Heritage Library
by Farmer, Fannie Merritt, 1857-1915
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Includes index and advertising material
Topics: Cooking for the sick, Nutrition, Diet
British Association of Dermatologists
British Association of Dermatologists
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The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) is a charity whose charitable objects are the practice, teaching, training and research of Dermatology.
Originally published in 1652 under title: The English physician
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Topics: Materia medica, Botany, Medical, Herbs
3000 copies were privately printed by the anthropological branch of the Falstaff Press in 1933
Topics: Paraphilias, Sex, Homosexuality, Prostitution, Erotica, Nudity
The Medical Heritage Library
by Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912
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On spine and cover: Dreams and ghosts
Topics: Ghosts, Dreams, Parapsychology, Hallucinations, Dreams
Wellcome Library
by Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590. n 79122689
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Descriptive letterpress on versos facing all plates except one
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Topics: History, Aztecs, Calendar, Indians of Mexico, Nahuatl language, Natural history
Includes index
Topic: Beauty Culture
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
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Topics: Biochemistry, Bromides
Wellcome Library
by Mallaina, Cárlos
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Topic: Pharmacy
Wellcome Sexology Collection
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Topic: Sex customs
UCL Library Services, University College London (UCL)
by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. Council; University College, London. Library Services
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Includes index
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Pharmacopoeias as Topic
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
movies
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This is the first edition of one of the most notable films in the history of medical and scientific film (subsequent editions 1957, 1971-72, 1978), made to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the publication of Harvey's Exercitatio Anatomica de Motu Cardis et Sanguinis (1628). Against the historical background of classical Galenic and Renaissance cardio-vascular anatomy and physiology, Henry Dale re-enacts Harvey's physiological experiments demonstrating the circualtion of the blood in animals...
Topics: Harvey, William, 1578-1657, Blood Circulation -- history, Physiology -- history, Cardiology --...
Royal College of Physicians
by Lombard, H. C. (Henri Clermond), 1803-1895; Fox, Wilson, 1831-1887 (Associated name); Royal College of Physicians of London
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Four volumes in two books
Topics: Medical Climatology, Climate, Meteorology
Added illustrated t.-p. with title: Beeton's book of household management
Topics: Cooking, Housekeeping
Translation of Der lange verborgene Freund
Topics: Medicine, Traditional, Superstitions, Magic
Blason estampé à froid sur le plat supérieur représentant un globe avec les initiales I E. - Mentions ms. de provenance au titre "JB[...]avet" (i.e. Jean-Baptiste Cavet ?), "ex vidua [...]avet". - Ex-dono "Magistri Gillet 1765" au contre-plat supérieur (i.e. Jean-Daniel Gillet) Available at the Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de santé (Paris). See this resource in Medica digital library : pharma_res011089 .
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Topic: Bibliothèque du Collège de pharmacie
Topics: Amulets, Superstitions, Amulets, Superstition
Wellcome Library
by Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590. n 79122689
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Descriptive letterpress on versos facing all plates except one
Topics: History, Aztecs, Calendar, Indians of Mexico, Nahuatl language, Natural history
Wellcome Library
by Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590. n 79122689
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Descriptive letterpress on versos facing all plates except one
Topics: History, Aztecs, Calendar, Indians of Mexico, Nahuatl language, Natural history
Wellcome Library
by Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590. n 79122689
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Descriptive letterpress on versos facing all plates except one
Topics: History, Aztecs, Calendar, Indians of Mexico, Nahuatl language, Natural history
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
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Topic: Pharmacists
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Topics: Erotica, Paraphilias, Sadomasochism
US National Library of Medicine
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Title from cover
Topic: Medicine
Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
by Columbia University
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Topics: Columbia University, Universities, Universities
Topics: Betts, Benjamin W., 1832-, Mathematics, Consciousness
Wellcome Library
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Includes publisher's list at back
Topic: Vegetarian cooking
Wellcome Trust Publications
by Galen; Singer, Charles, 1876-1960; Wellcome Historical Medical Museum
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Topics: Medicine, Greek and Roman, Anatomy
Volume 75 no. 2 includes article on Maryland's first implant of the combination defibrillator/pacemaker, and announcement of "The Ball Park Down the Street," referring to opening day of Camden Yards. Volume 76 no. 2 includes an announcement and photograph of the new UMAB president Errol L. Reese. HSHSL Historical Collections does not have Volume 76 no. 4. (v. 75, no. 1 (Summer 1990)- (v.76, no.3 (Winter 1992), v. 76 no. 4 (Spring 1992)).
Topic: University of Maryland School of Medicine--Publications
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Publications
by Presidential Commission on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Epidemic; Watkins, James D., 1927-
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Chairman: James D. Watkins
Topics: AIDS (Disease), AIDS (Disease), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Acquired Immunodeficiency...
Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
by Columbia University
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Topics: Columbia University, Universities, Universities
The Medical Heritage Library
by Cheselden, William, 1688-1752; Mead, Richard, 1673-1754, dedicatee; Manning, William, 1767-1849, printer; Loring, James, 1770-1850, printer; White, James, 1755?-1824, bookseller
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First published under the title 'Anatomy of the humane body' in London in 1713
Topic: Anatomy
Wellcome Library
by Stebbing, L. Susan (Lizzie Susan), 1885-1943. no 96037916
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Includes bibliographic footnotes and index
Topics: Thinking, Thought and thinking
The Medical Heritage Library
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Added t.p., engraved
Topics: Monsters, Abnormalities, Human, Congenital Abnormalities
The Medical Heritage Library
by Salem, F. W. (Frederick William)
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Includes index
Topics: Beer, Brewing industry, Temperance, Industries
US National Library of Medicine
by Stimson, Julia C. (Julia Catherine), 1881-1948, author
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digitized
Topics: Military Nursing, Hospitals, Military, World War I
Chemist and Druggist
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
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Includes index
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Topics: Roads, Prehistoric, Mounds, Megalithic monuments, Megalithic monuments, Mounds, Roads, Prehistoric
Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
by Massachusetts General Hospital; McLean Hospital
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Title varies slightly
Topic: Hospital reports
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Halévy, Elie, 1870-1937. n 79127912
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Vol. 1. book 2-3 published in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England
Topics: History, Civilization, Economic history
Wellcome Library
by Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590. n 79122689
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Descriptive letterpress on versos facing all plates except one
Topics: History, Aztecs, Calendar, Indians of Mexico, Nahuatl language, Natural history
Wellcome Library
texts
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94 pages cdxxxii pages : 30 1/2 cm
Topics: Paper industry -- History, Papermaking -- History, Watermarks, Papermaking, Watermarks
Wellcome Library
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xv pages, 120 preliminary leaves ; 32 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament -- Plant forms, Decoration and ornament -- Plant forms
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Topics: Face -- Surgery, Surgery, Plastic
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Nogaret, François Félix, 1740-1831; Rosa, Giovanni della; Elluin, François Roland, 1745-1810; Borel, Antoine, 1743-1810; Aretino, Pietro, 1492-1556. Sonetti lussuriosi. French
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"Avant-propos" (p. [5]-6) signed: Giov. della Rosa
Topics: Erotic literature, Pornography, Coitus
Wellcome Library
by Archer, Ethel
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Includes index
Topic: Cooking
The Medical Heritage Library
texts
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Topics: Vaccination, Vaccination, Medicine