Lambo Collection on the History of Medicine

Collection Type: 
  • Science
  • Rare Books
Special Collection: 

The Lambo Collection on the History of Medicine consists of antiquarian books from the private library of Dr. Thomas Adeoye Lambo, MD., PhD., D.Sc. (1923-2004).  Dr. Lambo was a Nigerian scholar and psychiatrist, who served as Deputy Director General of the World Health Organization. He was the visiting Hannah Professor of History of Medical and Related Sciences at Queen's University in the late 1970s and delivered the 1977 Hannah Lecture on the "Historical Aspects of International Health."  Books from Dr. Lambo’s private library came to Queen’s through his association with Dr. J.A. Hannah of the Associated Medical Services, Inc., and Dr. G.R. Paterson of the Hannah Institute for the History of Medical and Related Sciences. The collection includes titles in English, French, German, and Russian languages. Explore the collection via the library catalogue.finding aid is also available.

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