Medical Instruments Exhibit

January 6, 2016

Ever wonder what types of instruments were used to treat ailments during the early ages of medicine? Check out the new library exhibit Tools of the Trade and find out. The exhibit features antique medical instruments from the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library. In this collection you will find items such as a scarificator and cupping […]

Briscoe Library Staff Exhibit at the Texas Health Literacy Conference

November 3, 2015

The Texas Health Literacy conference, held annually in San Antonio, has grown to be the largest one of its kind in the state. This year, October 2nd marked the 11th conference. It is attended by healthcare administrators, clinicians, social workers, pharmacists, health educators, nurses, and community members interested in health literacy. Health Literacy is commonly […]

World War I Poster Exhibit Opens in the Briscoe Library

August 5, 2015

A collection of ten World War I posters is now on display in the Briscoe Library. The collection, on loan from the San Antonio Public Library, features some very famous vintage posters dating back to 1917, such as Wake Up America, which depicts lady liberty personifying America asleep while the storm of war is brewing […]