“How can one help but be moved by such volumes as these:” the Josiah Charles Trent Collection in the History of Medicine

Professional Memberships

Joe and Mary Trent with historian of medicine Erwin Heinz Ackerknecht at a party.

Mary and Joe Trent with Erwin Heinz Ackerknecht, a historian of medicine, at a party.

Dr. Trent was active and involved in numerous academic, cultural, and humanitarian endeavors at the local and national level. He wrote over 40 articles, both historical and clinical. He was a member of bibliographic societies, including the Grolier Club and the Charaka Club. With a deep interest in books, and with his undergraduate focus in English and history, Dr. Trent actively participated with groups such as the Army Medical Library and the the Duke University Medical Library Committee. 

The professional organizations Dr. Trent was involved with included:

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