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Bert Hansen collection of historical newspaper research

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Call Number: Ms Coll 72
Content Description: The collection includes photocopies of articles with medical themes from historical newspapers created by Bert Hansen while conducting research for a publication on medical history and mass media. Topics include rabies (hydrophobia) and rabies vaccine; Louis Pasteur; diphtheria; smallpox; food safety; prevention of cruelty to animals; and various medical treatments. Most photocopies are from microfilm resources and have been annotated by Hansen.
Dates: 1880-1889

Medical trade card collection

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Call Number: Pam Coll 6
Overview: This collection contains about a thousand chromolithograph advertising trade cards related to health, nutrition, and remedies, published from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. The majority of the trade cards were produced by the Liebig Extract of Meat Company, Antwerp, Brussels, founded in 1865. Other trade cards in the collection were distributed mostly by American patent medicine manufacturers.
Dates: ca. 1872-1958, bulk 1885-1910

Miscellaneous letters collection

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Call Number: Ms Coll 49
Overview: Miscellaneous Letters Collection is a collection of hundreds of individual letters or small groups of letters, mostly by physicians and scientists, either donated to the Historical Library or purchased.
Dates: 1649-1961

Joseph Bradley Murray collection

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Call Number: MS 363
Overview: A collection of autograph letters, manuscripts, portraits, and clippings of and relating principally to European and American scientists of the 18th through the 20th centuries. The collector, Joseph Bradley Murray, was a businessman and member of the Class of 1910, Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University.
Dates: 1706-1958

The Bert Hansen collection of medicine and public health in popular graphic art

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Call Number: Ms Coll 67
Overview: The collection comprises material collected by medical historian Bert Hansen to document depictions of medicine and public health presented to the general population of the United States from the mid-19th through early 21st centuries. Contents of the collection were produced between 1850 and 2010 and include complete and partial issues of periodical publications, prints, posters, film publicity materials, product brochures and promotional materials, calendars, and photocopies of related...
Dates: 1850-2010