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Come behind the rope into the Restricted Section! Visit the Health Science Historical Collections open house on November 15, between 11am to 2pm in Room 508 of the of Library and see treasures from the archives including:

  • A copy of Andreas Vesalius' De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem printed from the original 1543 woodblocks
  • A 1660 edition of William Harvey's groundbreaking work on the circulation of the blood, Exercitatio Anatomica de Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus 
  • The oldest book in our collection, a Latin translation of Galen's work on the pulse printed in 1537 

Related LibGuide: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine in Harry Potter's World by Jennifer Langford

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Time (Central/Memphis):
11:00am - 2:00pm
Library entrance (Alexander Building, 2nd floor)
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Jennifer Langford

Jennifer M. Langford, MLIS
Associate Professor/Archivist and Special Collections Librarian

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Health Sciences Library
Alexander Building Room 312
877 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN 38163

t: 901.448.5051

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