The Neiswander Library
In 2015, the Hyland’s Foundation started the Neiswander Library to provide a central location for homeopathic texts and papers. The Foundation, a non-profit organization started by Hyland’s with a mission to improve the health and health care of all Americans, hopes the Library can be a central resource to help educate people on the history and philosophy of homeopathy.
The Library is named after Allen Neiswander, M.D., a well-respected homeopath based out of California. He left his personal collection of homeopathic literature in our care, and it is with great pride that we honor his legacy with this space. In addition, over the years Hyland’s collected a wide range of artifacts and texts from around the world, some dating back to Samuel Hahnemann, to share with the library visitors.
It is our goal that the library be the most comprehensively cataloged library of books on homeopathy in the world! Scholars will be able to search our collection online to find rare and obscure, as well as modern, books on various subjects of interest. Visiting researchers can use our library to study or to marvel at the artifacts that belonged to important figures throughout the history of homeopathy.
If you are ever in the neighborhood of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, we invite you to stop in and browse the wonderful collection of books, and see fascinating objects, including old tincture bottles (some with remedies still in them), leather kits, medicine bags, and portraits of famous homeopaths.