“The Henkel Physicians” Exhibit at the MEC and Woodbridge

“The Henkel Physicians” Exhibit at MEC and Woodbridge

“The Henkel Physicians” Exhibit at the MEC and Woodbridge

NOVA’s Medical Education Campus (MEC) Library is hosting “The Henkel Physicians: A Family’s Life in Letters” exhibit. Admission is free and open to the public.

Developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health, the exhibit documents the daily lives of a family of physicians in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley during the 19th century serving in their community, on the battlefield and in the nation’s courts of law.

“The Henkel Physicians” Exhibit at the MEC and Woodbridge
Advertisement for medical products sold by Henkel. physicians (from the Shenandoah Valley newspaper, Sept. 7, 1877).

“The Henkel Physicians” exhibit will be on display in the Foley Forum at the MEC starting August 25 to September 19.

The exhibit then moves to the Woodbridge Campus Library and will be on display September 22 to October 3.

Learn more about the Henkel family and 19th century medicine by visiting NLM’s digital companion to the exhibit.

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