Massachusetts Medical Society: AHH&C MIN Medical History Section

AHH&C MIN Medical History Section

Recommended web resources:

American Association for the History of Medicine 

Boston Medical Library

Countway Library of Medicine

Available at the MMS Branch of the Boston Medical Library:

Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Published by the Johns Hopkins University Press
Beginning with Volume 75, no. 1, 2001

Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
Published by Oxford University Press
Beginning with Volume 56, no. 1, 2001

Also available:

The Classics of Medicine:
Published by Gryphon Publications

Donations to the MMS Branch of the Boston Medical Library

Addison, Thomas.

Collected Writings.

Addison, Thomas.

Disease of the Supra-Renal Capsules.

Andry, Nicolas.


Auenbrugger, Leopold.

On Percussion of the Chest.


The Canon of Medicine of Avicenna.

Baillie, Matthew.

The Morbid Anatomy of the Human Body.

Beaumont, William.

Gastric Juice and Physiology of Digestion.

Bell, Sir Charles.

Engravings of the Brain and Nerves.

Bell, Sir Charles.

Essays on the Anatomy of Expression in Painting.

Bell, Sir Charles.

The Hand.

Bichat, Xavier.

A Treatise on the Membranes.


Aphorisms of Boerhave.

Browne, Sir Thomas.

Religio Medici.

Burton, Robert.

The Anatomy of Melancholy.

Carpue, J.C.

Restoring a Lost Nose.

Charcot, J.M.

Lectures on Senile and Chronic Diseases.

Corvisart, J.N.

Organic Diseases and Lesions of the Heart and Great Vessels.

Cushing, Harvey.

The Life of Sir William Osler. Vol. II.

Cushing, Harvey.

The Pituitary Body.

Drake, Daniel.

Principal Diseases of the Interior Valley of North America.

Freud, Sigmund.

The Interpretation of Dreams.

Gowers, W.R. 

Diseases of the Nervous System.

Gray, Henry.

Anatomy Descriptive and Surgical.

Haller, Albrecht von.

On the Motion of the Blood.

Harvey, William.

De Motu Cordis.

Heberden, William.

The History and Cure of Diseases.


The Aphorisms of Hippocrates.


The Genuine Works of Hippocrates.

Holt, L. Emmett.

The Diseases of Infancy and Childhood.

Hunter, John.

The Natural History of the Human Teeth.

Hunter, John.

A Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation, and Gun-Shot Wounds.

Hunter, John.

Venereal Disease.

Hunter, William.

The Human Gravid Uterus.

Hutchinson, Jonathan.

Diseases of the Eye and Ear.

Jenner, Edward.

The Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae.

Keen, William Williams.

Addresses and Other Papers.

Knox, Robert.

Artistic Anatomy.

Kraepelin, Emil.

Lectures on Clinical Psychiatry.

Laennec, R.T.H.

A Treatise on the Diseases of the Chest.

Lind, James.

A Treatise on the Scurvy.

Lister, Joseph.

Collected Papers. 2 vols.

Louis, P.C.A.

Researches on the Effects of Bloodletting in some Inflammatory Diseases.

Lowe, Peter.

The Whole Course of Chirurgerie.

Manson, Patrick.

Tropical Diseases.

Mettler, Cecilia C.

History of Medicine.

Morgagni, John Baptist.

The Seats and Causes of Diseases. 3 vols.

Nightingale, Florence.

Notes on Nursing and Hospitals.

Nuland, Sherwin B.

The Origins of Anesthesia.

Osler, Sir William.

The Collected Essays. 3 vols.

Osler, Sir William.

Counsels and Ideals; Selected Aphorisms.

Osler, Sir William.

The Evolution of Modern Medicine.

Osler, Sir William.

The Principles and Practice of Medicine.

Pare, Ambroise.

The Apologie and Treatise.

Parkinson, James.

An Essay on the Shaking Palsy.

Pavlov, J.P.

The Digestive Glands.

Peacock, Thomas B.

The Human Heart.

Percival, Thomas.

Medical Ethics.

Pinel, Philippe.

A Treatise on Insanity.

Pott, Percival.

The Chirurgical Works.

Ramazzini, Bernardino.

Diseases of Workers.

Ray, Isaac.

A Treatise on the Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity.

Rosenstein, Nicholas Rosen von.

The Diseases of Children and their Remedies.

Rush, Benjamin.

The Diseases of the Mind.

Scarpa, Antonio.

Diseases of the Eyes.

Semmelweis, Ignac.

The Etiology of Childbed Fever.

Smith, Edwin.

The Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus.

Stokes, William.

The Use of the Stethoscope.

Sydenham, Thomas.

The Works of Thomas Sydenham.

Willis, Thomas.

The Anatomy of the Brain and Nerves.


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