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"A brief history of medicine" short subject film, circa 1969 .2 Linear Feet — 1 box — 1 film reel; 2 DVD use copy

Short subject film whose sequence of still images encapsulates the evolution of medical knowledge and practices from Neolithic times to the 20th century. The style is sixties psychedelic, with fast-moving sequences and vivid colors. The still images consist of historical scenes, procedures, and individuals significant to the history of medicine, chiefly Western, but there are a few images from Eastern practices. The only sound is music from "Mass in F Minor" by the Electric Prunes rock group (1968). Produced by staff in the Audio Visual Resources at the School of Medicine at Wake Forest University for educational purposes as well as for photographic research. Although the original 16 mm film is restricted, there are two DVD use copies for viewing. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

Short subject film whose sequence of still images encapsulates the evolution of medical knowledge and practices from Neolithic times to the 20th century. The style is sixties psychedelic, with fast-moving sequences and vivid colors. The still images consist of historical scenes, procedures, and individuals significant to the history of medicine, chiefly Western, but there are a few images from Eastern practices. The only sound is music from "Mass in F Minor" by the Electric Prunes rock group (1968). Produced by staff in the Audio Visual Resources at the School of Medicine at Wake Forest University for educational purposes as well as for photographic research. Although the original 16 mm film is restricted, there are two DVD use copies for viewing. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

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Educational video on the history of Western medicine presented by the University of South Carolina's College of Library and Information Science as part of a workshop created by the library school specifically for students and professionals interested in medical history. Dr. Daniel Barron, USC Library School faculty, moderates a discussion with Lucretia McClure, Medical Library Special Collections, Harvard, and Dr. John Erlen, professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh, on issues in the study of the history of medicine. Interspersed with their comments are video segments that provide an overview of the evolution of Western medical knowledge and practices from Neolithic times to the 20th century. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

Educational video on the history of Western medicine presented by the University of South Carolina's College of Library and Information Science as part of a workshop created by the library school specifically for students and professionals interested in medical history. Dr. Daniel Barron, USC Library School faculty, moderates a discussion with Lucretia McClure, Medical Library Special Collections, Harvard, and Dr. John Erlen, professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh, on issues in the study of the history of medicine. Interspersed with their comments are video segments that provide an overview of the evolution of Western medical knowledge and practices from Neolithic times to the 20th century. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.