Thursday, June 04, 2015

Our summer exhibit is installed! Introducing "Ophthalmology 1700-1900: Celebrating the collection of Jerry F. Donin, M.D."

Our summer exhibit is officially installed! Please see our formal announcement below for more information and a link to the exhibit's web page. Stop by the exhibit to see these gorgeous texts and artifacts, and to pick up one of the cool book spine bookmarks we produced to celebrate!


Ophthalmology 1700-1900: Celebrating the collection of Jerry F. Donin, M.D.
June-August 2015
OHSU Main Library, BICC Building 3rd floor

OHSU Historical Collections & Archives is pleased to announce the opening of our summer exhibit, “Ophthalmology 1700-1900: Celebrating the collection of Jerry F. Donin, M.D.”

Drawing from rare books and artifacts in OHSU Historical Collections & Archives, this exhibit highlights key developments leading to the modernization of ophthalmology. The exhibit celebrates Mrs. Jacqueline Donin’s generous donation of rare books on ophthalmology  to OHSU Historical Collections & Archives. The gift  consists of over 100 18th-20th century titles from the collection of her late husband, Dr. Jerry F. Donin. An ophthalmologist and avid book collector, Dr. Donin built one of the finest ophthalmology collections in private hands. OHSU Library is honored to provide these books with a permanent home, where they can be shared with the OHSU community and the public.

The exhibit is on display in the OHSU Main Library, on the third floor of the Biomedical Information and Communication Center (BICC) on OHSU’s Marquam Hill campus. For a campus map, as well as customized driving, biking, and transit directions, please visit the interactive OHSU map: http://www.ohsu.edu/map/

For more information, please contact: hcaref@ohsu.edu | 503.494.5587

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