October 24, 2019
The David Hottenstein collection at the Drexel College of Medicine's Legacy Center contained an unidentified box of medical instruments. This blog post explains the process of discovering the object to be a scale, researching an ancient unit of measurement called drachma, and putting the pieces together to figure out this archives mystery.
October 19, 2019
Drexel University College of Medicine's Legacy Center houses the records of the Medical Women's International Association (MWIA) which features minutes, member information, history of the organization and ephemera. This blog post commemorates the centennial of MWIA and its origins during the Great War, when a group of women physicians discovered a need to have an organization to connect female physicians from around the world.