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Rheumatology, Gout, Rheumatoid arthritis, Arthritis, McGovern Rare Book Collection, Reginald Burbank, Philip Showalter Hench, books, books » rare books, pamphlets


The Burbank/Fraser Collection contains over 3,600 volumes, including books, pamphlets, bound reprints, and translations. With publications ranging from a sixteenth century manuscript to the modern works of John Talbott and Charles Short, this collection documents the changing regimens for rheumatic diseases and the foundations of the modern specialty of rheumatology. With publications from over 20 countries, the collection offers innumerable opportunities for research on the history of the rheumatic diseases and the cross-cultural transference of medical information. The collection equals 337.4 linear with titles that date from 15th Century to the early 20th Century. See more at RB 001.


Books related to rheumatism have been added to the collection from various donors, like Philip Hench. Accruals may occur for this collection.



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