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Northern Virginia Community College hosts NLM exhibit The Henkel Physicians: A Family's Life in Letters

Northern Virginia Community College’s Medical Education Campus  and Woodbridge Campus Libraries will be hosting the exhibit, The Henkel Physicians: A Family’s Life in Letters. Developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the exhibit documents the daily lives of a family of Virginian physicians during the 19th century, serving in their community, on the battlefield, and in the nation's courts of law.

The Henkel Physicians exhibit will be on display in Foley Forum at the Medical Education Campus, August 25 – September 19, 2014. The exhibit then moves to the Woodbridge Campus Library and will be on display, September 22 – October 3, 2014. Admission is free and open to the public.

You can learn more about the Henkel family and 19th century medicine by visiting NLM's digital companion to the exhibit: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/digicolls/henkel/index.html.

This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.

Medical Education Campus Library exhibit:

Dates: Monday, August 25 – Friday, September 19, 2014
Location: Foley Forum, Northern Virginia Community College,
Medical Education Campus, 6699 Springfield Center Drive, Springfield, VA 22150
Contact: medlib@nvcc.edu, (703) 822-6684

Woodbridge Campus Library exhibit:

Dates: Monday, September 22 – Friday, October 3, 2014
Location: Woodbridge Campus Library,
15200 Neabsco Mills Road, Arts and Science (WAS) 230, Woodbridge, VA 22191

Categories: History, Exhibits, Free

Event Venue

Medical Education Campus, Northern Virginia Community College

6699 Springfield Center Drive
Springfield, VA 22150
Phone: 703-323-3000
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