To locate books written in or about a subject from a specific period of history, try the following when searching the Library catalogs:
For example, in the record below, none of the subject headings contain information about the timeline this book covers.
Race, science and medicine, 1700-1960 / edited by Waltraud Ernst and Bernard Harris.
|Imprint:||London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
|Description:||ix, 300 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
|Series:||Studies in the social history of medicine
|Topics:||Colonization -- Health aspects -- History.
Imperialism -- Health aspects -- History.
Science -- Social aspects -- History.
Social medicine -- History.
Social Medicine -- history.
The Special Collections Research Center has created finding aids for modern archival and manuscript collections in medicine and related health science areas. Collections include records from medical societies, University of Chicago departments and divisions, and organizations as well as professional papers of eminent physicians.