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Thanks all for a successful display

Archives and Rare Books held its annual display of anatomical atlases last week, and we had a good turnout from students, library staff, and other medical campus employees.

Display of Rare Anatomical Texts at the Becker Medical Library

On December 3rd and December 4th, Becker Medical Library’s Archives and Rare Books will host a display of its rare anatomical atlases from 3:30pm–5:00pm in the King Center.

World Diabetes Day: Honoring Diabetes Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, a campaign led by the International Diabetes Federation to engage millions of people worldwide in diabetes advocacy and awareness. November 14 was chosen to mark the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin.

The Zombie Apocalypse Will Begin With Good Intentions

Every once in a while you can find something strange in the rare book collections.  This little gem is from The Art of Distillation, or, A Treatise of the Choicest Spagiricall Preparations Performed by Way of Distillation, which was published in London in 1653.
Dr. Robert Kolodny

34th Historia Medica Lecture: Unraveling the Mysteries of Human Sexuality - The Masters and Johnson Story

Dr. Robert Kolodny will present the 34th Historia Medica Lecture on Thursday, November 21, from 4:30-5:30pm in the Moore Auditorium. His talk will focus on the history of his collaboration with William Masters and Virginia Johnson.

Yvonne Bost Pickett memoir

A 1938 Washington University School of Nursing graduate has published a memoir detailing her work as a nurse at Queen’s Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii during World War II. 

October Oddities – Frederick Ruysch

Some of the most fanciful and bizarre anatomical illustrations in all of the Becker’s collections come from the works of Frederick Ruysch.  Ruysch (1638-1731) was born in The Hague, the Netherlands, and spent the first part of his professional career working as an apothecary.  He went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Leiden in 1664, then opened his own medical practice in The Hague.

Fall 2013 Historia Medica Lecture Series

The Becker Library and the Center for History Of Medicine are pleased to announce the fall 2013 Historia Medica Lecture Series.  Four speakers will be presenting on a variety of interesting history of medicine topics this fall.