Category Archives: Historical Collections

The University of Maryland, Baltimore in World War I

November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, the day World War I came to an end.  In 1954 the United States renamed the holiday Veteran’s Day to honor and celebrate all those who have served in a … Continue reading

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Outbreak Exhibit Opening a Success

Thank you all for the wonderful turn-out to the Outbreak opening exhibit.   Outbreak exhibit grand opening, Dr. Philip A. Mackowiak and the HS/HSL’s Executive Director, MJ Tooey wait for the event to start.       Dr. Justin Ortiz … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Early Dissertations from the School of Medicine

                        A new exhibit on the first floor of the HS/HSL features a selection of Early Dissertations from the Historical Collections. This exhibit celebrates the art of these dissertations … Continue reading

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School of Medicine Political Cartoon: “A Faculty Meeting”

This unique interpretation of a School of Medicine Faculty Meeting was recently discovered among the records of the Health Sciences and Human Services Library.  Donated to the library in 1938 by Dr. William H. Marsh, School of Medicine class of 1876, the cartoon represents the faculty of the school of medicine as donkeys standing around a dissection table. Continue reading

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1933: Dental School “Dents” – Baltimore Amateur Hockey League Champs

Eighty-five years ago the University of Maryland Dental School’s ice hockey team (the Maryland Dents) made their own history by winning the Baltimore Amateur Ice Hockey League championship.   Continue reading

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Historical Collections Open House

                The HS/HSL Historical Collections is opening its doors to its unique and valuable collections. Join us to experience some of the treasures from our historical collections for yourself. Attendees will be able … Continue reading

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Historical Collections Open House

                The HS/HSL Historical Collections is opening its doors to its unique and valuable collections. Join us to experience some of the treasures from our historical collections for yourself. Attendees will be able … Continue reading

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