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Medicine: Resources available in the Special Collections Research Center

This guide provides an overview of material in the Special Collections Research Center in the Earl Gregg Swem Library related to medicine.

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Useful Subject Headings

  • African American physicians.
  • Medicine--Practice
  • Medicine--Practice--United States.
  • Medicine--Practice--Virginia.
  • Medical practice--Virginia--History.
  • Medicine--Prescriptions--19th century
  • Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions.
  • Women--Physicians

Account Books

Physician Notes and Patient Records

Diaries / Letters

Medical Journals