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Collection Number: HC0021

Collection Title: Medical Student Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 14 items)
Abstract This collection contains publications from the 1990s and early 2000s. Some titles have since ceased publication. This collection contains several different literary publications produced by universities, organizations, and independent authors. The art forms included vary by publication, but generally included are: poetry, short stories, essays, photographs, and drawings. Publications range in date from 1999 to 2003. Universities represented are: New York University, Pennsylvania State University, the University of Colorado, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Yale University. The collection also includes a publication from author Veneta Masson, founder of Sage Femme Press, and two issues of the privately published Mediphors. Materials range in date from 1993 to 2004.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Health Sciences Library.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Medical Student Literary Magazine Collection #HC0021, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Acquired circa 2003.
Sensitive Materials Statement
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The Bellevue Literary Review was founded in 2000 and published by the New York University Langone Medical Center. Rehab at the Florida Avenue Grill was published by the author's press, Sage Femme Press, in 1999. The author, Veneta Masson, a “nurse, poet, and essayist,” began Sage Femme Press in 1999 to share her poetry to explore the healing arts. Diverticulum was founded in 1991 by students at the Yale School of Medicine. Iris was started by students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine in 1997. Modern Advances in Medicine, also published by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, was published in the 2000s. Fetishes was founded by the University of Colorado Health Science Center beginning in 1994. Wild Onions was founded in 1987 at Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine. Mediphors: A Literary Journal of the Health Professions, was privately published from 1993 until 2001.

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This collection contains several different literary publications produced by universities, organizations, and independent authors. The art forms included vary by publication, but generally included are: poetry, short stories, essays, photographs, and drawings. Publications range in date from 1993 to 2004.

Bellevue Literary Review contains poetry, fiction, and non-fiction short stories written by a variety of authors. Rehab at the Florida Avenue Grill contains poetry written by Veneta Masson as a reflection upon her thirty-five years serving as a nurse and caretaker. Several of the entries were originally published in journals and literary reviews such as the Potomac Review and Journal of the American Medical Association. The publications range from 1991 to 1999, when this collection was published. Diverticulum contains poems and short stories written by students at the Yale School of Medicine. Iris contains various art forms such as literature and photographs dealing with experiences in the health community. Modern Advances in Medicine, also published by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, is a satirical publication. Fetishes contains various art forms, such as drawings, poems, and stories related to the health community. Wild Onions includes artwork, prose, poetry, and photography from the community of the Hershey Medical Center. Mediphors contains essays, stories, poetry, art and photography regarding the health professions, submitted by a variety of authors from across the country.

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Contents list

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14 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical.

Box 1

Bellevue Literary Review (New York University Langone Medical Center), Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 2002 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Diverticulum (Yale School of Medicine), 1993 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Fetishes (University of Colorado Health Sciences Center), 2000 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Iris (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine), No. 1, 1997 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Iris (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine), No. 2, 1998 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Iris (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine), No. 4, 2000 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Iris (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine), No. 5, 2001 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Iris (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine), No. 6, 2002 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Iris (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine), No. 7, 2003 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Mediphors (privately published), No. 13, 1999 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Mediphors (privately published), No. 14, 2000 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Modern Advances in Medicine (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine), Vol.3, Issue 1, 2004 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Rehab at the Florida Avenue Grill (Veneta Masson), 1999 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

Wild Onions (Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine), Vol. XIV, 2000 #HC0021, Series: "Medical Literary Magazine Collection, 1993-2004." Box 1

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Processing Information

Processed by: Lauren Murphree, October 2016

Encoded by: Dawne Lucas, June 2017

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