Library Pop-up: The Unprotected: A History of STIs

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The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

19 South 22nd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

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April is STI awareness month!

Join the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia as they explore the history of sexual health through their collection of books, ephemera, and manuscripts.

Some highlights include a scandalous pamphlet on HIV from 1989 and Della Sifilide (On Syphilis) from 1737.

Image from Thomas Bateman, Delineations of cutaneous diseases… (1849)


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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Library Open to Museum Guests


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Access to this event is included with purchase of your General Admission ticket to the Mütter Museum.


Things to Know:
-American Sign Language interpretation is available for any public program, with advance notice. Please contact Meredith Sellers msellers@collegeofphysicians.org to request sign language interpretation with two weeks notice or for any other accessibility accommodations.
-By entering the event premises, you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, promotional purposes, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by The College of Physicians/The Mütter Museum and its affiliates and representatives.

Questions? Email events@collegeofphysicians.org





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