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Guide to Collections Relating to the History of Artificial Internal Organs

respository

Semmelweis Medical Historical Museum, Library and Archives



address

Aprod utca. 1-3, Budapest I., H-1013, Hungary


Telephone

+ 36 1 375 35 33


Fax Number

+ 36 1 375 39 36


Website


Contact Person

Maria Vida, PhD, Director General


email


Access and Services

The museum is open 10:30-18:00, except Mondays and days following national and church holidays. Library is open Monday and Thursday 9:00-19:00 and Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00-17:00. Closed on Saturday and Sunday.



Abstract



Collections


title/date

Semmelweis Medical Historical Museum Collection, 15th - 20th centuries



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Biographical Note


Collection Description

The museum collection include archeological, anthropological, medical and surgical instruments, balneological, pharmaceutical, folklore, fine arts (paintings, drawings, sculptures, graphics), applied arts (furniture, textiles, oriental handicrafts), and numismatics.



Finding Aid


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Related Material

The library collects medical, surgical, pharmaceutical, pharmacological books and others relating to the history of science and the connection of medicine and life sciences with cultural, intellectual, social and political fields. The archives contains papers and manuscripts of outstanding Hungarian physicians from the 19th-20th century, papers of the Royal Society of Budapest Physicians, the itinerant Congresses of Hungarian Physicians and Naturalists, etc.