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  • The complete nervous system dissection known as “Harriet” (The Legacy Center Archives and Special Collections)

    Dissecting Harriet Cole: Uncovering Women's History in the Archives

    November 20, 2018

    Harriet is a complete dissection of the cerebrospinal nervous system, dissected and mounted in 1888 by anatomist Dr. Rufus Weaver of Hahnemann Medical College. In the blog post the author attempts to use the Legacy Center collections and outside sources to uncover and document any concrete information about the living Harriet.

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