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  • Repository: Medical Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library X
  • Names: Helfand, William H. X
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Comic book collection on medical themes

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Call Number: Pam Coll 7
Overview: The main body of this collection consists of issues of comic books from the 1940s containing "true" stories of medical heroism and biomedical progress. There are a smaller number of later comics containing history of medicine stories; comics with a public health message; comics advertising a "health" product, and some reference sources on comic books.
Dates: 1941-2013

Patent medicine almanacs

 Collection
Call Number: Pam Coll 3
Overview: The collection contains almanacs issued annually by American and a few Canadian companies to promote the sale of their proprietary remedies. Of special note is a complete collection of Hostetter's Almanac from 1867 through 1910.
Dates: 1843-1966