Special Archives,       Artifacts and Images
    Medical Memorabilia
    Oral History Project

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.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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.

William Buchan

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