Archive: October, 2017

Curious Remedies: The Art of Dissection

Curious Remedies, the library’s current main floor exhibit, highlights the contributions of scientists and physicians of the Renaissance and Early Modern periods. One such individual is Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564), whose monumental book on anatomy, De Humani Corporis Fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human Body, often shortened to Fabrica) was first published in 1543. Vesalius …

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Brigham Young letter to John R. Young

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection:¬†Brigham Young letter to John R. Young (Vault MSS 780).¬†This is a handwritten and signed letter dated March 1, 1857 and addressed to John R. Young in Honolulu, Hawaii. The item was composed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Brigham Young …

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