Letters exchanged between two great women of medicine, Elizabeth Blackwell and Florence Nightingale, demonstrate differing perspectives on women’s roles in the medical profession in the nineteenth century.
Anna Freud knew the importance of her father's book and article drafts to history, but she couldn't bring herself to part with them. The manuscripts remained in her home for decades, until a visit by a Library of Congress staff member in 1975 helped persuade her to begin to let go.
Join historians Meg McAleer and Josh Levy at noon (EDT) on Thursday, May 11, as they discuss founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud’s narrow escape from Nazi-controlled Vienna with Andrew Nagorski, author of the new book Saving Freud: The Rescuers Who Brought Him to Freedom.
Learn about twelve recently processed new collections and additions to twelve other existing collections. This post is the first of what will be a regular blog feature announcing recently available collections.