Welcome to "Highlights from the Boston Medical Library" -- An on-line exhibition highlighting the
well known and sometimes little-known men and women in American medicine.
The first physician to be featured is of special interest to the Boston Medical Library. He is the
benefactor and first President of the BML, the legendary, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes. His family and
their works will also be explored.
Not many people today would recognize the name William Buchan, but you may have heard of his book
Domestic Medicine, The first home medical book