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Exhibition catalog for Between the boards Between the Boards: Collections, Compilations and Curiosities from the John Crerar Collection of Rare Books in the History of Science and Medicine
This exhibition celebrates the surprising discoveries while cataloging over 20,000 volumes from the John Crerar Collection of Rare Books in the History of Science and Medicine. It illustrates the ingenuity of the authors and other compilers, the creative scope of the personal and institutional collectors who brought these items together, the skill of catalogers who described the materials, and the exciting opportunities awaiting researchers.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
March 1 — June 30, 2003
Subjects
History of Science
History of Medicine
History of Print
Lester King Bookplate A Bibliographical Avocation: The Lester King Collection
For the exhibit, Dr. King has chosen books that illustrate his view of the foundations of eighteenth century medical thought. This exhibit affords an opportunity to see these extraordinary books through the eyes of the man who has collected them, owned them, and used them in his own scholarly research.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Oct. 1 — Jan. 1, 1985
Subjects
History of Medicine
Father of the Blood Bank Dr. Bernard Fantus: Father of the Blood Bank
In 1937, Dr. Bernard Fantus (1874-1940) established what is now recognized as the world's first blood bank when he opened a blood preservation laboratory at Chicago's Cook County Hospital.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Nov. 1 — Feb. 1, 2005
Subjects
History of Medicine
Dr. Morris Fishbein Collection The Dr. Morris Fishbein Collection: An Exhibition of Selected Books in the History of Medicine and the Biological Sciences
Works from the Dr. Morris Fishbein Collection, consisting of books from his personal library and others that support the research and teaching in the history of science and medicine.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Oct. 1 — Jan. 31, 1973
Subjects
History of Medicine
imaging_exhibition_title_graphic.jpg Imaging and Imagining: The Body as Text
The Body as Text explores intersections between the arts and sciences across the history of anatomical representation and medical illustration of the human body.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
March 1 — June 1, 2014
Subjects
History of Medicine
Researching Chicago Medical History Researching Chicago Medical History: Sources in the University of Chicago Library
This exhibition highlights some of the most important archival source materials on Chicago medicine in the Special Collections Research Center, including selections from the medical manuscript collections originally acquired by the John Crerar Library.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Nov. 1 — Feb. 1, 2005
Subjects
History of Medicine
Default Placeholder Photo The Stork Club
The materials in this exhibition were selected from the Morris Fishbein Papers. Dr. Morris Fishbein, physician, medical editor, writer, lecturer and prodigious fund-raiser, was associated with the American Medical Association from 1912-1948.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Jan. 1 — Dec. 1, 1980
Subjects
History of Medicine