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Author Archive for: Sharon Babaian
About Sharon Babaian
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Entries by Sharon Babaian
Knowing that Harrison’s was closing, he paid them a visit and asked if they had any objects that they might be willing to part with for a reasonable price. They took him into the basement and showed him the deviascope. It was wrapped in newspapers from 1912 suggesting it had languished there for some time.
- Harvesting History: My Visit to Sainte-Anne-des-PlainesAugust 26, 2015 - 2:00 pm
- The Surgical Touch – Connecting Artifacts and Trade LiteratureAugust 2, 2017 - 9:59 am
- Hope and Fear in a Glass Capillary – Connecting over the History of Vaccination with the Osler LibraryJanuary 31, 2017 - 9:56 am
- Access, the Body, and the Great OutdoorsOctober 17, 2016 - 7:00 am
- Surgical Gloves and the Battle of Protection vs. SensitivitySeptember 16, 2016 - 12:31 pm
- A Compass in the Migrant CrisisApril 14, 2016 - 1:49 pm
- The story that changed my mindJanuary 18, 2016 - 10:14 am