LAMPHHS

LAMPHHS
Librarians, Archivists, and Museum Professionals in the History of the Health Sciences

formerly ALHHS/MeMA (Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences / Medical Museums Association)


Librarians, Archivists, and Museum Professionals in the History of the Health Sciences (LAMPHHS) membership is open to librarians, archivists, and museum professionals with responsibilities for collections and services in the history of the health sciences; antiquarian booksellers; physicians; historians; and others interested in historical health sciences collections.

 

News (9 July 2020)

  • The Summer 2020 issue of The Watermark is available online. Highlights include:
    • Editor's Message
    • From the President
    • Screenshots and minutes from the annual meeting, 7 May 2020
    • LAMPHHS Financial Report 2019-2020
    • In Memoriam: Linda Lohr, 1949-2020
    • Member profile: Nicholas Webb
    • Farewell to "MeMA Notes"
    • News of the History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine
    • News and announcements from members
    • Book reviews
    • Advertisers

 

News (7 May 2020)

  • In Memoriam, a tribute to Lucretia McClure (1925-2019), Patsy Gerstner (1933-2020), and Linda Lohr (1948-2020), was prepared and presented by Keith Mages on the opening day of the 2020 annual meeting. It is available for viewing: In Memoriam 2020.

 

News (2 May 2020)

  • Welcome to the interim website for LAMPHHS (pronounced "LAMPS"; formerly ALHHS/MeMA)! A task force has secured but not yet activated the domain name "lamphhs.org" and is selecting a design firm to create a new, more aesthetic website.

  • Please save the date for our LAMPHHS 2020 Annual Meeting, taking place virtually/remotely on May 7th and May 8th in the afternoons (Eastern Time). This virtual conference is FREE and open to all our current, due-paying members. Our Program Committee, chaired by Rachel Ingold, worked with presenters to set up the final schedule. Most presentations will be live; several were pre-recorded. We recognize you all may not be able to attend every session, be we hope many of you can join us as much as you can. The Zoom link(s) will be posted to the society's new listserv, LAMPHHS-L, to which all members are subscribed.

  • Bulletins about decisions leading up to cancelling the on-site annual meeting in Ann Arbor, Michigan are available:

  • The Spring 2020 issue of The Watermark is available online. Highlights include:
    • News of elections and our new name
    • Review of the exhibit Outbreak at the Smithsonian Institution
    • News of repositories
    • Book reviews
    • And more!

 

Librarians, Archivists, and Museum Professionals in the History of the Health Sciences: Cover
Last updated 9 July 2020