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Classic Anatomical Text Digitized by Health Sciences Library

2 minutes reading time

The Health Sciences Library’s copy of Paolo Mascagni’s Vasorum Lymphaticorum Corporis Humani Historia et Ichnographia [The Lymphatic Vessels of the Human Body: Research and Illustrations], a landmark work in the history of anatomy, has recently been digitized. It can be accessed through its catalog record in CLIO, the Columbia University Library’s online catalog, or directly in the Medical Heritage Library.

Cowper's 1737 "Anatomy of Humane Bodies" Digitized

2 minutes reading time

Archives & Special Collections at the A. C. Long Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce the digitization of another of our classic anatomy texts, this time the 2nd  (1737) edition of William Cowper’s The Anatomy of Humane Bodies (and, no, that’s not a typo but rather a variant 18th century spelling of “human”).  It can be seen here: