History of Medicine Blogroll

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  • Paul Oliver Archive of African American Music
    Archives Hub feature for November 2021 The flourishing of the commercial music industry in early twentieth-century America enabled people thousands of miles away in Europe to hear the new and previously unimagined sounds of jazz and blues. Carried over the Atlantic in the form of 78 rpm shellac records – many of them brought by...
  • The Archives Hub and IIIF: supporting the true potential of images on the Web
    IIIF is a model for presenting and annotating digital content on the Web, including images and audio/visual files. There is a very active global community that develops IIIF and promotes the principles of open, shareable content. One of the strengths of IIIF is the community, which is a diverse mix of people, including developers and...
  • Discovering Environmental History collections using the Archives Hub
    This blog post forms part of History Day 2021, a day of online interactive events for students, researchers and history enthusiasts to explore library, museum, archive and history collections across the UK and beyond. Use the Archives Hub, a free resource, to find unique sources for your research, both physical and digital. Search across descriptions...

RSS Dame Cicely Saunders Cataloguing project, King’s College London

  • Happy birthday, Cicely: welcome to your archive!
    To mark what would have been Cicely Saunders’ 98th birthday, I’m pleased to announce that the archives of this inspirational …Continue reading →
  • Palliative Care Records Workshop
    On 15th December 2015, King’s College London Archives hosted a workshop on palliative care records to mark the completion of …Continue reading →
  • Christmas at St Christopher’s
    Christmas at St Christopher’s Hospice was a special and poignant time of year for patients, their families and staff at …Continue reading →

RSS London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives blog

RSS Lothian Health Services Archive

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RSS The Anatomy Lab

  • Fishing with Dr. Robert Knox, the anatomist who bought the bodies from Burke and Hare
    Dr. Robert Knox is often associated with Burke and Hare. In this blog our Senior Research Fellow, Professor Ken Donaldson, looks at what happened to Knox after William Burke’s trial. By 1854 Dr Robert Knox the anatomist had been living in London for 13 years, as the outcry waned over his perceived involvement in the... […]
  • The battle where the wounded glowed in the dark
    In this post our Senior Research Fellow, Professor Ken Donaldson, looks at the story of the glowing wounded soldiers. The Battle of Shiloh was fought in Southern Tennessee on April 6th and 7th 1862, early in the American Civil War. The confederate army lost the battle but sustained fewer casualties (10,699) than the Union side... […]
  • A Model Education: Anatomy and Art
    In this post our Curator, Louise Wilkie, discusses our latest temporary exhibition “A Model Education”. Right from the onset of cadaver based anatomical teaching, anatomists were restricted in the supply of bodies. This, combined with the growing number of medical students, meant cadaver shortage would be a recurring problem throughout the centuries. To combat this... […]

RSS TIHR Archive Project