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Guide to Collections Relating to the History of Artificial Internal Organs

respository

The Medical History Museum of the University of Zurich



address

Ramistrasse 71, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland


Telephone

+ 41 1 634 20 71


Fax Number

+ 41 1 634 36 90


Website

http://www.mhiz.uzh.ch/Museum_en.html



Contact Person

Dr. B. Ruttimann, Director


email


Access and Services

The museum is open Tuesday-Friday, 13:00-18:00; Saturday-Sunday, 11:00-17:00; closed on Monday.



Abstract



Collections


title/date

The Medical History Museum of the University of Zurich Collections, predominantly 18th to 20th centuries.



Collection ID


Quantity


Biographical Note


Collection Description

From witch doctor to modern medicine: instruments and documents. History of surgery, the major illnesses and their treatment, exhibition rooms: chemist ca. 1750, children's ward ca. 1830, doctor's practice ca. 1890, laboratory of 1920 and 1990, gallery of famous Zurich doctors.



Finding Aid


Restrictions


Related Material

Research library, approximately 100,000 titles, 15-20th centuries.