A Catalogue of Books: Both Printed and Manuscript, in the Reynolds Historical Library Produced During the Course of the Eighteenth Century...Together with Notes, Chiefly Explanatory and Historical


By Marion G. McGuinn. Birmingham, AL: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1993. Hardbound; [xvi], 230 pp., with illustrations and index. This bibliography contains entries for the more than 700 18th century works held by the Reynolds Historical Library, as of 1993.

Building On a Vision: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of UAB's Academic Health Center


By Virginia E.Fisher; with Appendices by William Ashley Harris and Tim L. Pennycuff. Birmingham: The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1995. Hardbound; xiii, 208 pp., with illustrations, bibliographical references, and index.

On Campus Special: $20.00 with internal requisition.

Correspondence of Pasteur and Thuillier Concerning Anthrax and Swine Fever Vaccinations.


By Louis Pasteur and Louis Thuillier. Translated and edited by Robert M. Frank and Denise Wrotnowska, with a preface by Prof. Pasteur Vallery-Radot. Tuscaloosa, AL.: University of Alabama Press, 1968. Hardbound; 240 pp., with illustrations and index. The letters that help form the basis of this publication are part of the Reynolds-Finley Historical Library collection, which holds the greatest number of original Pasteur letters in any single collection outside France. A parallel English translation accompanies the French text, with the French text running on the left page and the English text on the right.

English Physician


culpepper2By Nicholas Culpeper. Edited with an introduction and footnotes by Michael A. Flannery. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2007. Hardbound; 113 pp. Originally published in Boston in 1708 by Nicholas Boone, this work was the first medical book published in the British North American colonies. Though widely used at the time, today only five copies are known to exist and one of these is located at the Reynolds-Finley Historical Library. This reprint includes footnotes explaining the strangely named brews and concoctions, as well as a bibliographic essay and an introduction placing the work and its author in their historical context, by Michael A. Flannery, Professor and Associate Director for Historical Collections at Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham.



Rare Books and Collections of the Reynolds Historical Library: A Bibliography in 2 Volumes

Volume 1. $60.

University, Alabama: published for the University of Alabama Medical Center Library, Birmingham, by the University of Alabama Press, 1968. Hardbound; xxiv, 495 pp., with illustrations (some color), and author and subject indexes. Published in 1968, this volume describes the rich collection of rare books and manuscripts in the history of medicine that the radiologist and bibliophile Dr. Lawrence Reynolds donated to The University of Alabama at Birmingham in the 1950s.



Reynolds Historical Lectures 1980-1991. Twelve Years of Contributions to the History of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham


Edited by Marion G. McGuinn. Birmingham: The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1993. Hardbound; xv, 353 pp., with illustrations and index. This volume contains the transcribed and edited texts of the first twelve Reynolds Historical Lectures.