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Medical Illustrators and Illustrations in the HS/HSL’s Historical Collections

On October 6, 2020 the HS/HSL is hosting medical illustrator, Lydia Gregg, for a Meet the Makers lunchtime event.  Medical illustration combines the creative talents of artists and the medical and anatomical knowledge of doctors.  These combined skills are used to illustrate medical texts and teach new physicians, nurses, dentists, and other medical professionals the workings of the body. Continue reading

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The HS/HSL Receives 1936 Class Notes Gift

On March 14, 2019 the HS/HSL received a gift of handwritten class notes from the family of Harold H. Burns.  Harold H. Burns graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine in 1936.  Following graduation Dr. Burns completed … Continue reading

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Football at UMB: HS/HSL Historical Highlight

As we count down the days the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will face off in Super Bowl 53; what better time to visit the history of football at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)?   While no … 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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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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