History of Medicine in Nebraska Archives

History of Medicine in Nebraska Collection

The following are all located in room 8000 (northeast corner of the 8th floor).  Staff assistance is necessary to access all of these materials:

Individual and/or family collections

This collection includes papers, manuscripts, correspondence, vitae, scholarly article reprints, photographs, and other archival material from UNMC alumni, faculty, administrators, and various Nebraska health professionals and medical families in the state.

Organizational archives

This collection includes papers, manuscripts, reports, correspondence, newspaper article clippings on various health and medical related organizations in Nebraska, including the Nebraska State Medical Association.

Nebraska Collection

The Nebraska Collection contains books and journals specifically related to the history of the health professions in Nebraska, including the complete 80-year run of the Nebraska State Medical Journal, 1916-1996.

Featured Items
 
Rare Book
 

--1300s manuscript, by St. Albertus Magnus (one of only a few in the world)

--Joannes de Ketham, Fasciculus medicinae (1495)

--Michael Scot, Liber phisionomie (1495)

--Eucharius Rosslin, Rosengarten (Rose Garden 1513), German OB/GYN book 

--Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564), anatomical drawings,  rare broadside of the human brain and cranial nerves

--Isaac Newton, Optiks (1730)

--William Hunter, Anatomia uteri humani gravidi tabulis illustrate (Anatomy of the human gravid uterus exhibited in figures, 1774)

--Edward Jenner, An inquiry into the causes and effects of the variolae vaccinae (1798)

--Japanese OB/GYN book, hand illustrated (circa 1800)

--Henry Gray, Anatomy, descriptive and surgical (1858 1st edition)

--Charles Darwin, On the origin of species (1859 1st edition)

--Henry Gray, Anatomy, descriptive and surgical (1858 1st edition)

--Charles Darwin, On the origin of species (1859 1st edition)

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