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Waring Exhibits

The Waring Historical Library sponsors exhibits, both physical and online, on subjects pertaining to the history of the health sciences and MUSC.


Online Exhibits

Surviving Flexner
Surviving Flexner
Charleston Heart Study
Charleston Heart Study
Innovative Heathcare: MUSC
Innovative Heathcare: MUSC's Legacy of Progress
Porcher Medicinal Garden
Porcher Medicinal Garden
The History of the MUSC College of Graduate Studies
The History of the MUSC College of Graduate Studies
Women at the Medical University of South Carolina
Women at the Medical University of South Carolina
Birth and Rebirth: A History of St. Luke
Birth and Rebirth: A History of St. Luke's Chapel
McClennan Banks: Hospital and Training School for Nurses
McClennan Banks: Hospital and Training School for Nurses
Charleston Earthquake Exhibit
Charleston Earthquake Exhibit
Mysterious Show Globes of the Apothecary Exhibit
Mysterious Show Globes of the Apothecary Exhibit
Civil Practice to Civil War: The Medical College of the State of South Carolina 1861-1865
Civil Practice to Civil War: The Medical College of the State of South Carolina 1861-1865
With Integrity and Dignity: The Life of James W. Colbert, Jr., M.D.
With Integrity and Dignity: The Life of James W. Colbert, Jr., M.D.
20 Years Later: MUSC Remembers Hugo
20 Years Later: MUSC Remembers Hugo
Overcoming the Rejection Factor
Overcoming the Rejection Factor
History of Colcock Hall
History of Colcock Hall
Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and the Theater of Medicine
Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and the Theater of Medicine

Physical Exhibits

Click the orange buildings on the map below for more information about that building's exhibits.

Political cartoon of Dr. James B. Edwards

James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine (1st floor lobby): "James B. Edwards: Sailor, Surgeon, Servant"

St. Luke's Chapel: "St. Luke's Chapel: A History"

Macaulay Museum of Dental History: Various exhibits

Colcock Hall: "Colcock Hall"

Image from bloodletting exhibit



















Waring Historical Library: Rotating exhibits

Basic Sciences Building (1st floor lobby): "A History of the College of Dental Medicine"


















  • ECL 3rd floor: Rotating exhibits
  • 1st floor: "With Integrity and Dignity: The Life of James W. Colbert, Jr., M.D."

Student Life Panel from the Ashley River Tower exhibit

Ashley River Tower 4th floor: "300 Years of Medicine in Charleston"