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Medical World News: Contact Sheets and Photo Shoots

by Sandra YatesArchivist and Special Collections Librarian I’ve been working with a media firm to find archival materials for a documentary about the history of cancer. They are specifically looking for images within our Medical World News Collection. This project

Posted in Archives, Institutional Collection, Medical World News

Product News: Shopping Hints from 1967

by Sandra Yates, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian Archives Assistant, Gina, started a much-needed inventory of the Medical World News Collection this week. To our surprise, it isn’t just medical news! The archive staff had a great time looking at

Posted in Institutional Collection, Medical World News

Medical World News: Conjoined Twins

by Sandra Yates, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian The Medical World News Collection is one of the largest and most interesting in the McGovern Historical Center. Comprised of over 80,000 photographic prints, slides, and negatives, it offers an expansive visual

Posted in Images, Institutional Collection, Medical Archives, Medical World News

Feigning neurological illness

Posted in Images, Institutional Collection, Medical Archives, Medical World News, Special Collections

“Hearing” at Finger Tips

by Philip Montgomery, archivist Archives require constant maintenance. We are for ever movingĀ  boxes, finding homes for random items, making lists, checking them twice, shelving, reshelving and processing collections so we can highlight little hidden gems. Today’s picture is one

Posted in Archives, Medical Archives, Medical World News