The following publications by The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy have been digitized and are freely available for use by researchers. AIHP continues to hold the copyright for these publications and makes them available under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License.
The History of Pharmacy: A Selected Annotated Bibliography, Gregory J. Higby and Elaine C. Stroud, editors, Garland Reference Library of the Humanities vol. 1366 (New York: Garland Publishing, 1995)
A Guide to Pharmacy Museums and Historical Collections in the United States and Canada, George Griffenhagen, Ernst W. Steib, Beth D. Fisher, (Madison, WI: AIHP, 1999).
Historical Hobbies for the Pharmacist, Gregory J. Higby and Elaine C. Stroud, editors (Madison: AIHP, 1994).
From 2000 to 2006, AIHP published Apothecary’s Cabinet, which featured shorter articles on pharmaco-historical topics for students and other non-specialists. Apothecary’s Cabinet contains introductory and explanatory articles by some of the leading historians of American pharmacy, including David Cowen, William Helfand, and many others.
Teaching the History and Social Aspects of Pharmacy newsletter
From 2001 to 2007, AIHP published the Teaching the History and Social Aspects of Pharmacy newsletter. The newsletter was delivered electronically and contained short articles of interest, as well as tips for incorporating historical and other humanistic material into pharmacy Education.
Pharmacy in History
All past issues of Pharmacy in History have been digitized and are text-searchable at JSTOR. Past issues, starting in 1959, are available and text-searchable. Many libraries provide access to JSTOR; or readers can purchase individual articles from JSTOR.
AIHP Individual members at the Contributor level or above receive complimentary access to the Pharmacy in History JSTOR archive. Individual members joining at the regular level can purchase access to the Pharmacy in History JSTOR archive for an additional $10 per year.
For Libraries, Museums, and Institutional subscribers the historical archive of Pharmacy in History (with a three-year embargo) is available through JSTOR’s Arts and Sciences X Collection. Recent issues of Pharmacy in History (within the last three years) are available through JSTOR’s current scholarship program. Institutional subscribers must contact AIHP directly to arrange for access to recent issues of Pharmacy in History at JSTOR.
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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):