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Becker Library Travel Scholarship Awarded

The Becker Medical Library travel scholarship for Spring 2017 was recently awarded to Justin Barr, MD, PhD.  Barr will visit the library in July to research the history of arterial repair, focusing on identifying certain surgical techniques that were learned during wartime and later became standard in surgical education. This work builds on his doctoral dissertation, "Surgical Repair of the Arteries in War and Peace, 1880-1960."
V-J Day dancing

Remembering V-E Day: May 8, 1945

Victory in Europe Day, more commonly known as V-E Day, is celebrated each year to commemorate Germany's unconditional surrender to the Allies near the end of World War II on May 8, 1945. Several hundred members of Washington University Medical Center community were serving in the U.S. armed forces on V-E Day, many of them attached to the 21st General Hospital medical unit. 

Washington University Medical Alumni Quarterly now digitized for open access

All 54 issues of the Washington University Medical Alumni Quarterly spanning the years 1937-1951 are now available online via Digital Commons@Becker.
Console of the 109C at the Peking Institute of Computing Technology.

A Groundbreaking 1972 Learning Expedition to China

President Richard Nixon’s famous visit to China in February of 1972 symbolically formalized the normalization of relations between the United States and China. The two countries had been
"The Unstemmed Exodus" Irish World, March 10, 1877.

54th Historia Medica lecture - How Infection Shaped America: Lessons from Irish Famine

William G. Powderly, MD of the Washington University School of Medicine will present the 54th Historia Medica lecture “How Infection Shaped America:  Lessons from Irish Famine” lecture on Thursday, November 10 at the Becker Medical Library.  
Erklarung der anatomisch-chirurgischen Abbildungen

Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts at Becker Library

On December 1st, 2016 Becker Library’s Archives and Rare Books department will host its annual display of rare anatomical atlases from 2:00pm–5:00pm in the King Center.
Cover page for 1903 Hatchet yearbook.

25 volumes of Washington University’s the Hatchet yearbook now available online

The Becker Library is pleased to announce the first 25 volumes of Washington University’s yearbook The Hatchet are now available online in the Digital Commons.  The 1903 through 1928 yearbooks feature all of the Schools at Washington University, photographs of students and faculty, fraternities and sororities, sports teams, and student life.
Image from Galvani’s de viribus electricitatis in motu musculari commentaries

53rd Historia Medica lecture: Frankenstein, the Vital Force, and Electricity

Paola Bertucci, DPhil, Associate Professor of History and the History of Medicine at Yale University and Stanley Finger, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Psychological and Brain Sciences of Washington University will jointly give the 53rd Historia Medica lecture on Thursday, October 6, 2016.