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Edith Cavell: A Nurse Who Did Her Duty

Edith Cavell: A Nurse Who Did Her Duty

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of Nurse Cavell's martyrdom, Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences has organized an exhibit of postcards pertaining to Nurse Cavell from the collection of Kay Seidenberg, a long-time Friends of VCU Libraries donor, as well as a graduate of the VCU School of Nursing.

Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, Special Collections and Archives Reading Room
Unmasked: A Visual Dissection

Unmasked: A Visual Dissection

At this show at Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, Nickolai Walko showcases his anatomical creations, some of which have been inspired by materials from the library collection.

Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, First-floor Gallery
Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Collection

Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Collection

Drawing from the extensive Zwerdling Collection of postcards housed at the National Library of Medicine, this traveling exhibit explores the hold that images of nursing have exerted on the public imagination over time.

Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, Special Collections and Archives Reading Room
Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature

Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature

This traveling National Library of Medicine exhibit draws from a variety of sources, including materials documenting medical discoveries from the time of Mary Shelley, to explore the scientific backdrop and lasting impact of the famous novel.

Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, Special Collections and Archives Reading Room