Medical archive

Preserving the Past: An Exploration of Medical Archives

Date: 
Sun., Sep. 15, 2019
5 p.m.–6 p.m.
Category: 
Lectures
Location: 
Rothenberg Hall
Event Notes: 
Free; no reservations required.
Add to Calendar 09/15/2019 05:00 PM 09/15/2019 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles Preserving the Past: An Exploration of Medical Archives Visit page - https://www.huntington.org/events/preserving-past-exploration-medical-archives The Huntington - Rothenberg Hall
 

Independent archivist Lisa Mix explores the vast array of treasures held in medical historical collections – the raw materials for the history of medicine. Mix discusses the many uses of medical archives and the role of archivists in preserving these resources and making them available. She draws upon her experience as an archivist at 3 academic medical centers on 2 coasts, and also highlight key digital resources and some local gems. The program is presented by the Southern California Society for the History of Medicine.