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Medicine, epidemics and public health historical collections (BMC)

Historical books, manuscripts, and other sources relating to the history of medicine, epidemics and public health in Bryn Mawr's Special Collections

Hisorical Books, Manuscripts and other Resources in the Bryn Mawr Special Collections

The Special Collections Department at Bryn Mawr includes a large number of printed books and manuscripts from medieval Europe to the early twentieth century on medicine, epidemics, and public health.   The collections are available for class use and assignments, and many of the works are available digitally.

Below:  Frontispiece illustrations from Harriette Merrick Plunkett's Women, Plumbers, and Doctors, or, Household Sanitation.   (New York : D. Appleton and Co., 1885.)

 

 

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