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2019-02-04T20:45:48.000Z
Video Title:
Medical Book Collecting and Scholarship
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A Dibner Library lecture by W. Bruce Fye, MD, MA Emeritus Professor of Medicine and the History of Medicine Emeritus Consultant, Department of Cardiology Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota The talk took place on December 6, 2018. In this talk, Dr. Fye will discuss medical book collecting from the perspective of a bibliomaniac who developed a passion for historical research and writing four decades ago. He will describe some medical bibliophiles who contributed to scholarship during the last quarter of the nineteenth century and first half of the twentieth and will consider forces that have transformed book collecting during the past half century. Finally, he will touch upon some of the challenges confronting current-day medical book collectors and the implications they have for scholarship and for the development of special collections housed in institutional libraries.
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49 min 10 sec
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