Winter Greens: Seasonal Illustrations from the Lloyd Library features volumes with lovely illustrations of evergreens, plants known around the world as symbols of life and rejuvenation. From 16th and 17th century herbals showing medicinal uses of evergreens, to 18th and 19th century botanical descriptions of newly discovered plants, and to 20th century works describing their cultivation, art and science are on full display in brilliant color and in detailed line drawings.
Experience the depth of the Lloyd Library's collection of botanical and horticultural material, now through Saturday, March 17, 2018.
The George Rieveschl, Jr. History of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Exhibit
The George Rieveschl, Jr. History of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Exhibit features a patented Lloyd Cold Still (at right) built in Cincinnati and used at the University of Michigan and at AYSL Corp; significant components of the Soxhlet extractor used by Drs. Monroe Wall and Mansukh Wani to isolate the anti-cancer drug Taxol® at Research Triangle Institute in North Carolina; and culminates with a look at the anti-allergen drug, Benadryl® and its creator, local Cincinnati scientist and philanthropist, George Rieveschl, Jr.
This exhibit made possible through the generous support of: The George Rieveschl, Jr. Book Fund; American Chemical Society-Cincinnati Chapter; American Society of Pharmacognosy Foundation; Elizabeth Wakeman Henderson Foundation; AYSL Corporation; Research Triangle Institute; LLM’s Friends and Donors; Anonymous; Camden Foundation; In Memory of the Grabowski Family; Brian Hanson; and Benet’s Pharmacy.