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HSTR 101C: Epidemics from the Black Death to to Aids (Fall 2022)

This guide is designed to help with research in HSTR101C (Fall 2022).


Anatomia 1522 - 1867  

This collection features approximately 4500 full page plates and other significant illustrations of human anatomy selected from the Jason A. Hannah and Academy of Medicine collections in the history of medicine at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto. Each illustration has been fully indexed using medical subject headings (MeSH), and techniques of illustration, artists, and engravers have been identified whenever possible. There are ninety-five individual titles represented, ranging in date from 1522 to 1867.

Human anatomy : from the Renaissance to the digital age
Call Number: Reference NC760 R54

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Images from the Clendening Library  

This exhibit displays hundreds of images from medical and natural history texts, most of which were printed before 1800. They are organized by theme: diagnostics, human body, imaging, instruments, physician-patient culture, portraits, public health, reproduction, reproduction instruments, therapeutics. The Clendening Library encourages educational use of the images at no charge. If you wish to use images for publication or commercial purposes, higher quality (300 dpi tiff) images are available for a nominal fee by contacting the Clendening Library.

Images from the History of Medicine  

This resources provides access to thousands of images in the prints and photographs collection of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The collection includes portraits, pictures of institutions, caricatures, genre scenes, and graphic art in a variety of media, illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine.

Med : medical engravings of the 19th century
Call Number: R706 S83

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Medicine : an illustrated history
Call Number: # Basement Compact Shelving R131 L95 oversize

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The illustrated history of medicine
Call Number: Reference R131 S6813 1992

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Wellcome Images  

A unique collection, with themes ranging from medical and social history to contemporary healthcare and biomedical science, including Tibetan Buddhist paintings, ancient Sanskrit manuscripts written on palm leaves, illuminated Persian books and more.

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