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The Art of Healing Exhibition Extended through September 5

July 22, 2015

The Art of Healing:  Early Herbals from the Rutgers University Libraries, the spring exhibition at Special Collections and University Archives, has been extended through Saturday, September 5, 2015.  The books on display range from medieval manuscripts to beautifully-illustrated 18th century herbals to 19th century self-treatment guides, as well as early editions of classic European herbals by Otto Brunfels, John Gerard, Nicolas Culpeper and others.

This exhibition is a collaboration between Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, the History of Medicine Special Collections at the George F. Smith Library of the Health Sciences, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and the Chrysler Herbarium at Rutgers.

The exhibition is on display at Gallery '50 on the first floor and the Special Collections and University Archives Gallery on the lower level of the Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Gallery hours during the summer are Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The galleries will be open Saturday, September 5 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

For more information about the exhibition, please contact Fernanda Perrone, Exhibitions Coordinator, via email or at 848-932-6154.