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The Wellcome Library is one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. It houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world.



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Medical Officer of Health reports
Medical Officer of Health reports
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68,411
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2.6M
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The reports were produced each year by the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) of a district and set out the work done by his public health and sanitary officers. They provided vital data on birth and death rates, infant mortality, incidence of infectious and other diseases, and a general statement on the health of the population. The reports also allowed the authors to express the diversity of their local communities and their own personal interests so sometimes contained unexpected and quirky...
Wellcome Journals
Wellcome Journals
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14,947
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890,518
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To browse journals by title, please click here . The journals collection is part of the Wellcome Library, one of the world’s major resources for the study of medical history.   The Library houses 2.5 million items of exceptional diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world.    The journals comprise a very large collection, going back as far as the late eighteenth century, and are representative of the broad span and...
Chemist and Druggist
Chemist and Druggist
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6,967
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2.9M
VIEWS
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Chemist and Druggist, the leading trade journal for the pharmacy community in the UK, has been in continuous publication since 1859. It contains a wealth of information for studying the history of medicine and pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Also contained in its pages are many striking visual examples from over 150 years of developments in advertising, packaging and graphic design. The Chemist and Druggist has been made available by the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest...
Wellcome Library
by Solomon, King of Israel. n 80024516; Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (Samuel Liddell MacGregor)
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Limited ed. of 500 numbered copies
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Topic: Jewish magic
Wellcome Sexology Collection
Wellcome Sexology Collection
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56
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292,120
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Resources digitised to compliment the Wellcome Collection Sexology exhibit, 2014-15.
Wellcome Print Disabled
Wellcome Print Disabled
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2,669
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6,255
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Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
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504
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911,111
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by Wellcome Library
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The history of medicine in film The Moving Image and Sound Collection (MISC) is part of the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. The Library houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world. This selection of over 200 digitised videos from MISC covers all aspects of 20th century healthcare and medicine. Some of the...
Topic: medical
Wellcome Trust Publications
Wellcome Trust Publications
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147
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88,686
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Historic printed material published by the Wellcome Trust.
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies

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This film in two parts shows the mechanism of an artifical respirator (an iron lung) a female patient is shown being placed in the machine and then cared for by nurses (she is fed, groomed and given an enema). The second part starts with instructions as to what to do if there are electrical or mechanical faults in the machinery. 3 segments.
Topics: Ventilators, Mechanical -- history, Respiration, Artificial, Medical equipment, Respiratory...
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936.; Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936
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favorite 129

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"Notes and references": p. [433]-617. Bibliography: p. [624]-642
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Topics: Primitive societies, Sexual ethics, Sex, Culture
Issued in a limited edition of "only three thousand copies"
Topics: Erotic literature, Erotic art, Sex in literature, Pornography, Sex, Prostitution, Homosexuality,...
Wellcome Library
by Lévi, Éliphas, 1810-1875. n 50032513
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t. 1. Dogme.--t. 2. Rituel
Topic: Magic
The gentleman's magazine.
The gentleman's magazine.
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69
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6,681
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Stokes, W. D
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40 pages ; 17 cm
Topics: 93-1541, Galen, Anti-Vaccinating Society
Acta eruditorum
Acta eruditorum
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62
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9,403
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791. n 50032813
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ESTC
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Topic: English language
Wellcome Library Sound Collection
Wellcome Library Sound Collection
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261
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32,448
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The sound archive includes ‘born-digital’ and older formats such as audio-cassettes and CDs of radio programmes on medical, biomedical and medical-historical topics. Non-broadcasted material includes recordings documenting exhibitions, interviews, lectures, conferences, seminars and symposia, many of which were organised by the Wellcome Trust.
Topics: wellcome, sound recordings
Wellcome Library
by Däath, Heinrich. n 2005181550
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comment 0

Topic: Medical astrology
Annali universali di medicina
Annali universali di medicina
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138
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7,464
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Edition limited to 300 numbered copies on French hand-made paper"
Topic: Sex
4 unnumbered leaves, 40 pages, 2 plates : (4to)
Topics: Pennant, John, Heart -- Parasites
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
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2,221
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies

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This film shows various cases of mothers who have difficulty breast feeding their babies. Solutions to the problems are demonstrated, for instance a case of inverted nipples can be treated successfully with massage and the use of a breast pump. An inadequate milk supply can be supplemented with formula. 'Flabby breasts' can be successfully treated with massage, supplementary feeding and exercise. 2 segments.
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Topics: Anatomy, Breast Feeding, Maternal Behavior, Mothers, Maternal and child health, Anatomy, Breast...
Wellcome Forensics Collection
Wellcome Forensics Collection
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84
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42,595
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Resources digitised to compliment the Wellcome Collection Forensics exhibit, 2014-15.
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Le Vasseur, A
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"La présente édition en français ... n'est autre chose que la rajeunissement complet de la traduction attribuée à A. Levasseur dans le catalogue Brunet." -- "Avertissement," t. 1, p. [v]
Topic: Magic
The philosophical magazine.
The philosophical magazine.
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3,159
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Bullettino delle scienze mediche
Bullettino delle scienze mediche
collection
75
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3,808
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Contains vocabularies
Topics: Egyptian language, Mythology, Religion, Folklore
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Printer's imprint at foot of half-title: Knight and Compton, printers
Topics: Occultism, Alchemy, Magic
Archives de médecine navale.
Archives de médecine navale.
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41
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1,558
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Annali universali di medicina.
Annali universali di medicina.
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126
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108
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Topic: journals
Collation includes blank leaf at end of v. 1
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Topic: Travel
Topic: Le Normand, M. A. (Marie-Anne Adélaide), 1772-1843
Wellcome Library
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61 pages : 23 cm
Topics: Hopkins, Matthew, -1647, Witchcraft -- history, Witchcraft, England
Journal de médecine, chirurgie, pharmacie.
Journal de médecine, chirurgie, pharmacie.
collection
95
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2,901
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Topics: Amulets, Superstitions, Amulets, Superstition
Wellcome Library
by Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. n 80057223
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"Published for subscribers only."
Topics: Occultism, Magic, Magic, Occultism
Wellcome Library
by Le Pileur, Auguste
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Includes index
Topic: Physiology
Wellcome Library
texts

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"Comprising information concerning all persons bearing hereditary or courtesy titles, knights, companions of all the various orders, and the collateral branches of all peers and baronets"
Topic: Genealogy and Heraldry
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Topic: journals
Wellcome Library
by Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. n 80057223
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Topics: Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947, Substance-Related Disorders, Drug abuse, Drug addicts
Wellcome Library
by Plomer, Henry R. (Henry Robert), 1856-1928
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xii, 291 pages 1 unnumbered page including frontispiece, plates ; 30 x 24 cm
Topics: Printing -- Specimens, Book Ornamentation, Printing -- history, Book ornamentation, Printers'...
Wellcome Library
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Topic: Cooking
clxxxv, 2570 pages : 27 cm
Topics: Genealogy and Heraldry, Baronetage, Nobility, Great Britain
Wellcome Library
by Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590. n 79122689
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Descriptive letterpress on versos facing all plates except one
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Topics: History, Aztecs, Calendar, Indians of Mexico, Nahuatl language, Natural history
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Topic: journals
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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Shows the symptomatology of shell-shock in 18 British other rankers and its treatment by two leading R.A.M.C. neurologists in two British military hospitals towards the end of the First World War. Captions tell us the men's names, rank, medical condition, details of their symptoms and how long it took to complete the cure, which in one case was in two and a half hours. Clinical features shown include a variety of ataxic and hysterical gaits hysterical paralyses, contractures and anaesthesias...
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Hospitals, Military, Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation, World war, Armed...
Wellcome Library
by Grillot de Givry, 1870-1929
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450 pages, 2 leaves, color plates : 29 x 23 cm
Topics: Occultism, Occultism
Topics: Astrology, Astrology
3000 copies were privately printed by the anthropological branch of the Falstaff Press in 1933
Topics: Paraphilias, Sex, Homosexuality, Prostitution, Erotica, Nudity
Apparently reprinted in 1896, but dates of original publication are not given in that printing. Volumes are not formally numbered
Topics: Curiosities and wonders, Science, Natural History, Art
Wellcome Library
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94 pages cdxxxii pages : 30 1/2 cm
Topics: Paper industry -- History, Papermaking -- History, Watermarks, Papermaking, Watermarks
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Berg, Karl.; Berg, Karl
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Topic: Sadism
The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
Wellcome Library
by Liddell, Henry George, 1811-1898
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xlv, 2042, xi, 153 pages ; 30 cm
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Topic: Greek language
Annales de chimie et de physique.
Annales de chimie et de physique.
collection
97
ITEMS
862
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
Annales de chimie et de physique
Annales de chimie et de physique
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Chemist and Druggist
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
by Hartmann, Franz, 1838-1912. n 50026762
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Topic: Astrology
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Topic: journals
Added illustrated t.-p. with title: Beeton's book of household management
Topics: Cooking, Housekeeping
Plate, facing p. [ii], contains dedication to the memory of Samuel Birch, within colored ornamental border of Egyptian design
Topics: Egyptian language, Egyptian language, Egyptian language
London medical gazette.
London medical gazette.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
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Topic: journals
Topics: Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric, Astrology
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Sexology Collection
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Topic: Sex customs
Ställningar och förhållanden.
Ställningar och förhållanden.
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61
ITEMS
413
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals