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American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
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Harriet Lane Handbook
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New Additions to the Rare Book Collections!

The Becker Library recently acquired two particularly interesting monographs through a generous donation by Dr. Lawrence Gelb.

Vesalius and the Invention of the Modern Body Symposium - Registration Open

Registration Now Open! - This interdisciplinary symposium will celebrate the 500-year anniversary of the birth of Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564), founder of the study of modern human anatomy. 
Let Me Heal by Ken Ludmerer, MD

41st Historia Medica Lecture - Kenneth Ludmerer, MD

Dr. Ken Ludmerer, Professor of History and Professor of Medicine at Washington University, will present the 41st Historia Medica Lecture. 

Display of Rare Anatomical Atlases in the King Center

On November 12th and November 13th, Becker Medical Library’s Archives and Rare Books will host a display of its rare anatomical atlases from 11:30am - 2pm in the King Center.  This exhibition is a unique opportunity to see a selection of spectacular medical works dating from the Renaissance to the 20th century up close. 
The First Tooth, Antikamnia Calendar, May-June 1897

1897 Antikamnia Calendar

And now for something completely ghoulish, we have the 1897 Antikamnia  calendar drawn by Lucius Crusius, M.D., pharmacist and physician of St.
The St. Louis Body-Snatchers

The St. Louis Body-Snatchers

It reads like the beginning of a horror story. “At 8 o’clock Monday evening three very rough-looking men entered a saloon known as the ‘Gravois Cave’ on a corner opposite of the cemetery. ... "  And so begins the account of the case of Ernst Doepke, one of the few people in St. Louis to have been arrested for grave-robbing.  
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Archives and Rare Books on Tumblr

Are you watching Archives and Rare Books on Tumblr?  Who knows what you'll find.

Pigs, Monkeys, and Flayed Satyrs: Two Title Pages from Valverde

Juan Valverde de Amusco (c.1525 - 1588) was a Spanish anatomist whose is best remembered for his Historia de la Composicion del Cuerpo Humano, which was first published in 1556 in Rome, and is one of the most notable plagiarisms of Andreas Vesalius' monumental De humani corporis fabrica.