Special Archives,       Artifacts and Images
    Highlights of the BML
    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.

Reginald S. Southey, M.D.

Learn how England's Dr. Reginald Southey's tinkering led to his inventing "Southey's Tubes", used largely for the relief of dropsy due to cardiac or renal failure.

Rheinhold's Monkey

A 100-year-old statue of a monkey holding a human skull sculpted by Wolfgang Hugo Rheinhold.