Nov 14, 2011

New Exhibit at the University of Chicago's John Crerar Library

Exhibit: History of the University of Chicago's Hospitals

Credit: University of Chicago's Photofiles
Thanks to Jennifer Hart, Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics Librarian, Eckhart Library/Crerar Library, for sharing the following exhibit news with CAMA.

A new exhibit recently opened at the University of Chicago's John Crerar Library. The exhibit is free and open to the public, so don't miss it! Please see below for details.

October 25, 2011-March 30, 2012

Curated by Mindy Schwartz, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago  

Description: A hospital and medical school at the University of Chicago were envisioned by the university founders.  That plan, initiated with a joint medical program with Rush Medical College, was followed by the development of the world-class University of Chicago Medical Center on campus.  This exhibit looks at the history and evolution of the medical school program, the hospital facilities and their technology, and medical partnerships with other Chicago area hospitals.

Location: The John Crerar Library , Atrium, 5730 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago

Public Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Image Caption: Chicago Lying-In Hospital, 50th Anniversary Baby 1, [1945]. From the Archival Photographic Files (Photofiles) collection of the University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center. [Image apf2-01538]

Interested in learning more about the history of the University of Chicago or Rush Medical College?  

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