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  • Two wooden boxes thought to contain medical instruments (The Legacy Center Archives and Special Collections)

    Subject: 26-D-4’s Box 92 Discoveries

    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.

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  • International Conference of Women Physicians, 1919 (The Legacy Center Archives and Special Collections)

    We Are Not Coexisting but Existing Together: 100 Years of Medical Women's International Association

    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.

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