Unusual Scrapbook

One of the gems I found while perusing through the College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s library for books to exhibit in the Mütter Museum’s upcoming Civil War exhibit was a hospital patient register. Aesthetically, it’s just a plain brown leather book. As a patient...

The Civil War and the Mütter

This summer I’m working at the Mütter Museum, a museum dedicated to the history of medicine. The Mütter is filled with amazing specimens of medical oddities and is the best museum in Philadelphia (though I admit I may be a little biased). I’m currently working on two...