2023 AIHP Gift-Giving Campaign

The AIHP finalized its 2023 end of year gift giving campaign in late December! All of the staff and the AIHP Board of Directors wish to heartily thank those members and friends who supported the campaign with their generosity.

In total, the AIHP raised over $6000 to support the AIHP Collections. Again, we want to thank everyone who took part in the campaign!

As part of the effort to awareness and support, the AIHP instituted a prize draw for one lucky contributor. The winner this year is Ami Jo Digatono, who has been an AIHP member since 2019. Ami Jo is a pharmacist based in Minneapolis and she has been awarded a special framed print, which will be sent to her in early February. Congratulations!

The end of year gift giving campaign, which ran from September to December, was dedicated to AIHP Collections. The generous donations will be used to buy new scanning and computer equipment to assist staff in carrying out digitization efforts in 2024 and afterward. In particular AIHP staff are excited the Institute is now able to purchase an A3 flatbed scanner for larger print items; at present, library and archival staff are not able to do this type of work in the AIHP headquarters. Donations will also be used to augment gaps in the collections and support the purchase of new historical books and ephemera.

Once again, the AIHP wants to thank all its members and supports for their time, treasure, and talent!

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AIHP Wants to Document Your COVID-19 Stories and Experiences

AIHP COVID-19 ProjectThe American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is documenting and preserving pharmacy stories and experiences during the COVID-19 global pandemic for the benefit of future historians and scholars. We seek to record the effects of this public health emergency on all types of pharmacy experiences. We invite you to share your pharmacy stories, photos, videos, artifacts, and other documentation of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.


You can participate in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project either (1) by immediately sharing your thoughts/experiences and/or submitting digital materials or (2) by signifying your to intention to submit materials in the future. Please comply with all applicable local or state stay-at-home orders while self-documenting.


Please click the link below to learn more about participating in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project.

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All past issues of Pharmacy in History have been digitized and are text-searchable at JSTOR.


Note: Academic libraries seeking subscriptions to History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals should directly contact the University of Wisconsin Press.

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Calendar of Events


Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields. (Event information current when posted. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please double-check the status of all events):


May 9-12, 2024: Annual Meeting of the American Association of the History of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri.
June 27-30, 2024: ADHS Biennial Conference, Buffalo, NY.
July 7-11, 2024: International Social Pharmacy Workshop, Banff, Canada.
September 4-7, 2024: 46th International Congress for the History of Pharmacy, Belgrade Serbia.
January 3-6, 2025: Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, New York City, NY.


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