• Heritage Unit News January 2018

      Kara Flynn; Renee Sharrock; Historical Collections & Archives; Special Collections; University Libraries (Augusta University, 1/17/2018)
      The oldest book in the Greenblatt Library's rare book collection is Gerald of Cremona's 1608 Latin translation of Avicenna's Canon of Medicine. Reese Library's Special Collections & Institutional Archives will be highlighting the multi-volume set of William Coxe's Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark: illustrated with charts and engravings in honor of this month's focus on rare books from the Heritage Unit.
    • Heritage Unit News January 2019

      Renee Sharrock; Kara Flynn; Historical Collections & Archives; Special Collections; University Libraries (Augusta University, 1/25/2019)
      Greenblatt Library: The Historical Collections and Archives (HCA) has several atlases from the 18th and 19th centuries in our rare book collection, including Paolo Mascagni's Vasorum Lymphaticorum Corporis Humani Historia et Echnographia, which was published in 1787. Reese Library, Edmund Dulac's Picture Book, published on behalf of the French Red Cross in 1916.
    • Heritage Unit News January 2020

      Renee Sharrock; Miranda Christy; Historical Collections & Archives; Special Collections; University Libraries (Augusta University, 1/9/2020)
      Greenblatt Library: Books gifted to the library by Dr. Leslie Wilkes, William Hunter's Gravid Uterus and the four-volume plus atlas set The Works of John Hunter, F.R.S. John Hunter. Reese Library: The Knightly Legends of Wales, published in 1884, is a compilation of Arthurian legends.
    • Heritage Unit News July 2018

      Renee Sharrock; Kara Flynn; Historical Collections & Archives; Special Collections; university Libraries (Augusta University, 7/17/2018)
      Greenblatt Library: Four sets of multi-volume stereoscopic anatomy books: Simpson, G., Burnet, D., & Stanton A. Friedberg, M.D. (1900). The Edinburgh stereoscopic atlas of obstetrics. New York: Imperial Pub., 373 Fourth Ave, The Edinburgh stereoscopic atlas of anatomy. (1906). Edinburgh: T.C. & E.C. Jack, Kelly, H. (1908). Stereo-clinic. Troy, N.Y.: Southworth, and Oatman, E. (1926). Diagnostics of the fundus oculi. Troy, N.Y.: Southworth. Reese Library: The laws of etiquette: or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in society, and is authored by "a gentleman."
    • Heritage Unit News July 2019

      Renee Sharrock; Miranda Christy; Historical Collections & Archives; Special Collections; University Libraries (Augusta University, 7/18/2019)
      Greenblatt Library: The book, Interesting Chemical Exercises in Qualitative Analysis for Ordinary Schools is by George W. Rains and published in 1880. Reese Library: An etiquette book entitled The Operative's Friend, and Defense: or Hints to Young Ladies, who are Dependent on Their Own Exertions by Rev. James Porter.
    • Heritage Unit News July 2020

      Renee Sharrock; Miranda Christy; Historical Collections & Archives; Special Collections; university Libraries (Augusta University, 7/9/2020)
      Greenblatt Library: A Manual: Obstetrics by A.F.A. King, MD, published in 1889. The book belonged to Robert L. Miller, MD, who graduated from MCG in 1891. Reese Library: Rare copies of classic works of poetry and prose, such as John Milton's Paradise Lost.