Literature

Vaulted Treasures: Digitized Medical Books from UVA

How exciting to enter the vault at the University of Virginia Claude Moore Health Sciences Library and experience the treasures that lay within. But for those who can’t make the trip to Charlottesville, just make a stop online to view high quality digital images from 50 books in the collection. Article By: Elisabeth Grant

Celebrating 157 Years of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Uncle Tom’s Cabin began as a series in a Washington, D.C. anti-slavery weekly called National Era in June of 1851.  It quickly became a hit and was released in book form on March 20, 1852. Today is the 157th birthday of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, of one of the nation’s best-selling novels. Listed below are a few web sites to explore in the celebratory spirit of the day. Article By: Jessica Pritchard