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No blame will be assigned if you have never heard of the Massasoit Varnish Works or B.T. Babbitt’s Best Soap. And rest easy if you have forgotten that during the late 19th century, for the modest sum of 50 cents, you could purchase from the New... Read more

May 30, 2014—Throughout April, the Gutman Library’s first-floor gallery space was home to a collection of collaboratively created works by underprivileged African American youths. The “Life Pieces to Masterpieces” exhibit, comprising 29 pieces,... Read more

April 29, 2014—“Women in Medicine” at the Schlesinger Library showcased the struggles and achievements of women doctors, medical activists and health care providers in the 19th and 20th centuries. “We wanted to think of women doing groundbreaking... Read more

A Boston magazine blog post looks at the Strong Medicine exhibit at Countway Library. Read the full story.

 

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WBZ-TV covers Strong Medicine, a library project that captures the stories of medical professionals who responded to the Boston Marathon bombings.... Read more

A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, as the city remembers the tragedy, a Harvard initiative is telling the story of the doctors, nurses, and emergency responders who saved countless lives. It is also chronicling the days and months that... Read more

“In Africa It Is Another Story,” an exhibit on display in Pusey Library that grew out of a seminar by Professor Giuliana Minghelli, explores Italy’s late and turbulent drive to create colonies in Africa.... Read more

March 25, 2014—Strong Medicine, a digital archive, captures the Boston medical community’s experiences of and responses to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing.

(See a slideshow featuring items in the collection below.)

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Forty-five artifacts, anatomical preparations, rare books, manuscripts, and art works from the Center of the History of Medicine’s Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard Medical Library and Boston Medical Library collections are now on display in a... Read more

February 11, 2014—In 1958, Erwin Griswold, dean of Harvard Law School (HLS), was invited to observe a South African treason trial of more than 100 anti-apartheid activists and leaders who had been charged... Read more

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