See collection highlights through the Library’s Virtual Visits.


The Empire’s Physician: Prosperity, Plague, and Healing in Ancient Rome

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University. Visit online.

Race Deconstructed: Science and the Making of Difference

Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Visit online.

Designing Motherhood: Things That Make and Break Our Births

College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Visit online.

History Responds: A Shot at Hope

The story of Sandra Lindsay, the first person in the United States to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, on December 14, 2020.

The New-York Historical Society. Details here.


September/October 2021

Inequalities Unmasked: What Pandemics Reveal about Race and U.S. Society, from Yellow Fever to COVID-19

Keith Wailoo, Princeton University

The Iago Galdston Lecture, NYAM Library History of Medicine Lecture Series

9/23; 5:00 pm (ET); register here.

Broken World Botany: Slavery and Natural Knowledge in the West African Trading Zones

Carolyn Roberts, Yale University

The New York History of Science Lecture Series

10/20; 6:00 p,m (ET); register here.

November/December 2021

Slave Trading and Medical Arithmetics in the Early Seventeenth-Century Iberian Atlantic

Pablo Gomez, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The New York History of Science Lecture Series

11/17, 6:00 pm (ET); register here.

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