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Curator's Tour of the Warren Anatomical Museum

Curator's Tour of the Warren Anatomical Museum In-Person

The Warren Anatomical Museum is one of the last surviving anatomy and pathology museum collections in the United States. In 1847, Harvard anatomist and surgeon John Collins Warren founded the Museum to preserve and classify specimens and models needed for teaching. Until 1999, the Museum was in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. It is now an integral part of the Countway Library's Center for the History of Medicine.

Join Museum Curator Dominic Hall for a guided tour of the Museum holdings on exhibit in the Countway Library, including the skull, life cast, and tamping iron of Phineas Gage.


Tour meets in the front lobby of the Countway Library. Registration is limited to 15.


Related LibGuide: Searching the Warren Anatomical Museum collection by Dominic Hall

Friday, May 10, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Countway Library
Campus Location:
Harvard Longwood Campus
  Classes     History of Medicine  
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Dominic Hall
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Emily Gustainis

Deputy Director
Center for the History of Medicine
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine

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