Quack Medicine Seminar at the Health Museum, Sept. 19
Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at
Philip Montgomery of the McGovern Historical Center will be giving a seminar at The Health Museum on Tuesday, September 19 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. The presentation is titled “Quack medicine: selling hope for profit and glory.” Continuing Education Credit is available. Register here: https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx… Mr. Montgomery will explore the history of quack medicine and […]
Public Health Film & Archive Exhibit on September 29
Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at
The McGovern Historical Center will present a Public Health Film and Archive Exhibit in the TMC Library lobby on Friday, September 29. The exhibit will feature works from the Mading Collection spanning from the 1700-1900s. The exhibit will run from noon to 1:00 PM.
Librarians Are Available For You!
Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at
TMC Librarians will be available to answer reference questions on weekdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on weekdays at http://askus.library.tmc.edu (except Monday, September 4).
Library Closing Early on Friday, Closed Saturday and Sunday
Friday, August 25th, 2017 at
Due to inclement weather, the TMC Library will be closing at noon on Friday, August 25 and closed all day on Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27. We will continue to monitor weather conditions regarding the library hours for Monday, August 28. Please check the library website or Facebook page for further updates or […]
Library Building Closed
Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at
The TMC Library building will close at 6:00 pm Friday, September 8. The building will remain closed until 6:00 am Monday, September 10th.
TMC Library Remote Access
Monday, August 7th, 2017 at
The TMC Library is experiencing some problems with remote access this morning. We apologize for the inconvenience. Our IT department is working on the issue.
Houston Archives Bazaar
Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at
Join us at the Houston Archives Bazaar! HOUSTON, Texas, Archivists of the Houston Area – Join the Archivists of the Houston Area for the Houston Archives Bazaar on Sunday, September 10 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N Main St, Houston, TX 77009. The Bazaar will feature over a dozen […]
Library Hours – Independence Day
Monday, July 3rd, 2017 at
The TMC Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours resume Wednesday, July 5.
Library Holiday Hours
Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at
The TMC Library will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, May 30.
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postDescriptions: Philip Montgomery of the McGovern Historical Center will be giving a seminar at The Health Museum on Tuesday, September 19 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. The presentation is titled "Quack medicine: selling hope for profit and glory."
Continuing Education Credit is available. Register here: https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx…
Mr. Montgomery will explore the history of quack medicine and how the intersection of science, culture and health fears presents unscrupulous healers opportunities for profit and glory. He will define quackery and review examples from the 18th century to early 20th. Mr. Montgomery will define quackery and review its history in relation to the rise of the scientific method and advances in medicine. His talk will include a rogues gallery of quacks, as well as tonics, pseudo-scientific gizmos, and shocking devices in the archive. Keywords: continuing education, free seminars, mcgovern hrc
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