The Museum

Dr. Paul M. Wood
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Main Library

The collection of the Wood Library-Museum includes 13,000 books, over 50 international and domestic journal titles, newsletters, comprehensive biographical material, photo and digital image files.

Main Collection
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Main Collection

View images, videos, and hear curator stories about historical apparatus, awards and memorabilia.

Archives
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Archives

Personal papers from individuals and institutional archive collections

Living History
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Living History

Exploring advances in anesthesiology through physician pioneers

Patrick Sim
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Rare Books Collection

The WLM has begun to digitize its Rare Book Collection, including manuscripts, letters, artifacts, portraits, pictures and works which marked the advent of special contributions to anesthesia.

ASA Presidents
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ASA Presidents

Discover who is part of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Presidents.

Support us

Your donations to the WLM General Fund allow us to support the preservation of our heritage through our current activities of the WLM.

Anesthesiology Reflections

Historical vignettes by WLM Honorary Curator George Bause, M.D. alongside images garnered from the library, archives, museum, and art collections of the WLM.

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2019 WLM Lewis H. Wright Memorial Lecture

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