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A monthly delve into the collections of the History of Medicine Library and the heritage of the RACP.

Artificial pneumothorax


Artificial pneumothorax :

a milestone in the treatment of tuberculosis

Australasian Medical Gazette


Tracing the roots :

a chronology of 19th century colonial medical journals in Australasia

Drawing room of 147 Macquarie St


147 Macquarie St :

a history of the 'other' College building

Compotus cum commento


Treasures of the collection :

Incunabula

Initials of Sigismund Brown scratched into case of microscope


A pioneer's microscope



Council Room of the RACP, 1939


Heritage update :

successful 'Open Sydney' and 'Friends' launch

Warren Kidson, John Casey and Ted Kraegen


Low-dose insulin infusion in diabetic ketoacidosis:

the legacy over the past 50 years
145 Macquarie St


Open Sydney:


visit your College

Journal title page


From Proceedings to IMJ:

a history of the College journals - part 1

Bookplate exhibition


New Exhibition:


Bookplates - a celebration

Fellows Room


Appreciating our heritage:


your Fellows Room

145 Macquarie St


The 'changing face' of the College

Exam for FRACP in Council Room Library


Why does the College have a History of Medicine Library?

Cotter Harvey speaking to reporters on liberation in 1945


Anzac memories:


Cotter Harvey at war

Wilson Ingram BANZARE box


An ideal medical man:


William Wilson Ingram


Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales:


A front row view of the natural history of the Eora nation in 1788

Cowlishaw stairs


Leslie Cowlishaw


First librarian of the College

Warrigal Club with high fence 1909


Macquarie Street mystery


Who were the mysterious buyers of 145 Macquarie Street in 1929?

The Library needs 'friends'


The Library needs 'friends'




Geriatric medicine history project


Milestones of caring


The History Project of the Australian New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine

Vaccination rewind


Vaccination rewind


Why was there a Sydney reprint of Jenner's 'Inquiry'?


Artworks invigorate


Artworks invigorate College


Sidney Nolan and Lloyd Rees paintings on show at College


Frederic Wood Jones


Frederic Wood Jones


anatomist, naturalist, peripatetic


Dorothy Roseby


Dorothy Roseby


First secretary of the RACP


Hans Bandler


"...Life is not quite so easy at present...”


Hans Bandler's escape from Nazi Austria



Quarantine in the early days of the Victorian Colony


"...a coffin was absolutely necessary"


Quarantine in the early days of the Victorian colony

On the Origin of the Species


On the Origin of the Species

Darwin's seminal work is one of the most important books ever published

Association of Physicians of Australasia


The Association of Physicians of Australasia

Precursor organisation to the RACP

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