Name:

Muriel & Philip Berman Medical Library
Library Authority
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Type:
Library
Address:
P. O. Box 12272
Jerusalem 91120
Israel
Contact:
Ester Ermann, Deputy Library Director & Head of Reference Department
Telephone:
972-2-6758795
Telephone:
972 2-6758795
Fax: 972-2-6758376
Abstract:

Our historical collection includes: rare books, photocopies of manuscripts in Hebrew and Arabic, MD theses (mainly by Jewish authors), historical journals, a valuable collection of old medical journals (mainly in German), reprints, encyclopedias, The Muntner collection of works of and on Maimonides, the Hymie Gordon Collection (history of art, music, literature, philosophy and more); Archival files, photographs, no incunabula. We also have a small History of Medicine Museum, with artifacts, some archaeological items, medals, ex-libris collection, Hebrew amulets; thermal resorts glasses; Collection of medical postal stamps (including one on malaria), portraits and more.

Holdings:

Ancient Medicine: WZ51 142 volumes; Renaissance period: WZ55 47 volumes; Early modern period: 17-18th Century 480 volumes; 19th Century: 1,900 volumes; Modern times: 20th-21st Centuries: 7,300 volumes.

Subject Strengths:
History of Medicine
Last Updated:
02 Jul 2010