It has been almost 40 years since the CDC published the first case report on a then mysterious disease seen in gay men in Los Angeles and New York. In the intervening decades, HIV/AIDS has become a worldwide pandemic killing at least 70 million people and infecting millions more.
Archive for New acquisitions
Written on the Skin: Classics of Dermatology from the Gift of David R. Bickers, M.D. -- A New Exhibit
Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library, is pleased to announce Written on the Skin: Classics of Dermatology from the Gift of David R. Bickers, M.D., an exhibit highlighting a recent important donation to the Library by Dr. Bickers, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology.
The Health Sciences Library has recently acquired a manuscript by Samuel Bard (1742-1821), a founder of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and a prominent early American physician. The 20-page handwritten document is the text of an unpublished commencement address given by Bard to the graduates of the College, probably in about 1818.
“Medical Expenses – New York. Garrit Terhune” written in an elegant, highly legible script is the heading on one student’s meticulous accounting of the cost of his medical education almost 200 years ago.
The Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center is pleased to announce the acquisition of the papers of Dr. Mathilde Krim (1926-2018), biomedical scientist, pioneer AIDS activist, and philanthropist.
The Columbia University Health Sciences Library has recently acquired a manuscript by Samuel Bard (1742-1821), a founder of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S) and a prominent early American physician.
Archives and Special Collections is pleased to announce its acquisition of Samuel Bard’s “An Enquiry into the Nature, Cause and Cure, of the Angina Suffocativa, or, Sore Throat Distemper.”