Research & Collections News
January 20, 2020
Curbing the Toxic Work Environment: The Haskell Laboratory for Toxicology and Industrial Medicine
William Deichmann faced a challenge. He sat inside a new state-of-the-art laboratory as a recently hired junior pharmacologist. He had a bottle of a new compound in his hand, a compound that became deadly when used in excess. Deichmann’s challenge was to determine the exact point of excess: the “
November 18, 2019
"The Fierce Joy of Conquering the Wilderness": Buying into Exploration in the Hagley Collections
Thanks to a Hagley Exploratory Research Grant, I was recently able to spend a week at Hagley’s Library to conduct research for my dissertation, which examines the material culture of exploration and field science in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.