History of the Health Sciences Libraries and Archives

Franciscus Philippus Florinus (1722), "Early Medical Library"

Libraries and Archives Arranged Alphabetically


Libraries and Archives Arranged by State/Country

Libraries and Archives (arranged Alphabetically)

Academia Nacional de Medicina de Buenos Aires

American Academy of Family Physicians - Center for the History of Family Medicine

American Academy of the History of Dentistry Dentistry Collections Database

American Academy of Pediatrics - Pediatric History Center

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Resource Center

American Dental Association - Library

American Medical Association - Archives

Amistad Research Center

Association of American Medical Colleges - Mary H. Littlemeyer Archives

Association of Anaesthetists - Archives

Association of Anaesthetists - History of the Anaesthesia Library

Australian Society of Anaesthetists - Harry Daly Museum

Baker-Cederberg Museum and Archives

Bakken Library

Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing (University of Pennsylvania) - Collections

Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum

Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de Santé: Histoire de la santé

Boston University - History of Nursing Archives

British Columbia History of Nursing Group - Archives

Brownless Biomedical Library - University of Melbourne

Case Western Reserve University - Cleveland Health Sciences Library - Dittrick Medical History Center

City College of New York, CUNY - Archives and Special Collections

Clendening History of Medicine Library and Museum

College of Optometrists - BOA Rare and Historical Books Collection

College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Columbia University - A. C. Long Health Sciences Library Archives & Special Collections

Cornell University - Carl A. Kroch Library Rare and Manuscript Collections

Directory of History of Medicine Collections

Drexel University College of Medicine Archives & Special Collections on Women in Medicine & Homeopathy

Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library /a>

East Carolina University, W. E. Laupus Health Sciences Library - History Collections

Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry

ETH-Bibliothek - History of Science Collections

Foundation of the New York State Nurses Association - Bellevue Alumnae Center for Nursing History

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz - Biblioteca da Casa de Oswaldo Cruz

Genesee Hospital Archives

Georgia Regents University - Historical Collections & Archives of the Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library

Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions

George Washington University - Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library

Harvard University - Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Center for the History of Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Archives

Iowa State University - Special Collections Department

Indiana University School of Medicine - Ruth Lilly Medical Library Special Collection & History of Medicine

Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Robert Bosch Stiftung - Bibliothek

Institut Universitaire d'Histoire de la Médecine et de la Santé Publique

Institute and Museum of History of Science, Florence Italy - Library

Jenner Museum Archive

John Rylands University of Manchester Special Collections

Johns Hopkins - Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives

Johns Hopkins Institute of the History of Medicine - Welsh Library Historical Collections

Københavns Universitet - Medicinsk Museion

Lothian Health Services Archive, Edinburgh Scotland

Lloyd Library and Museum

Margaret M Allemang Centre for the History of Nursing Archives

Marsh's Library, Dublin

Mayo Clinic Libraries: Special Collections

McGill University - Osler Library of the History of Medicine

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center - Research Medical Library

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary - Library

Medical University of South Carolina - Waring Historical Library

Medizinhistorisches Institut und Museum der Universität Zürich - Die Medizinhistorische Bibliothek

National Museum of Health and Medicine - Historical Collections

National Museum of Health and Medicine - Otis Historical Archive

National Library of Medicine - History of Medicine Division

New York Academy of Medicine Library

New York Weill Cornell Medical Center Archives

New York State Nurses' Association - Library

New York University School of Medicine - Lillian & Clarence de la Chapelle Medical Archives and Special Collections

Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine - Oliver Ocasek Regional Medical Information Center

Northwestern University - Galter Health Sciences Library, Special Collections

Ohio Academy of Medical History

Ohio State University - Prior Health Sciences Library Online Medical Heritage Center

Ohio University - Robert E. and Jean R. Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections

OHSU Historical Collections and Archives

Pennsylvania Hospital Historic Library

Rockefeller Archive Center

Royal College of Nursing - Archives

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow - Archive and Heritage

Royal College of Physicians in Ireland - Heritage Center

The Royal College of Physicians of London - Archives

The Royal College of Physicians of London - Library

The Royal College of Surgeons - Library

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Library - Rare Books and Archives

Royal Society of Medicine - Library

The Royal Veterinary College Library

Rutgers University Libraries - George F. Smith Library History of Medicine Special Collections

San Diego Historical Society - Research Archives

Smithsonian Institute Museum of American History - Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - Special Collections and Archives

Stanford University - Stanford Medical History Center

State University of New York at Buffalo - Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection

State University of New York Upstate Medical University - Health Sciences Library Special Collections
SUNY Downstate Medical Center at Brooklyn - Medical Research Library Archives and Special Collections

Teacher's College, Columbia University

Texas Medical Center - The John P. McGovern Historical Collections & Research Center

Thomas Jefferson University Archives and Special Collections

Tulane University - Rudolph Matas Medical Library Historical Collections

Tulane University - Howard-Tilton Library Special Collections

UK Centre for the History of Nursing and Midwifery - Archives

University of Alabama at Birmingham - Archives

University of Alabama at Birmingham - Reynolds Historical Library

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Library - Historical Research Center

University of British Columbia - Charles Woodward Memorial Room

University of California at Berkeley - Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office

University of California at Davis - Loren D. Carlson Health Sciences Library

University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) - Special Collections

University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) - Neuroscience History Archives

University of California at San Francisco - Archives and Special Collections

University of Connecticut - Thomas J. Dodd Research Center

University of Glasgow Special Collections

University of Guelph Library - Archival and Special Collections

University of Illinois at Chicago - Library of the Health Sciences Special Collections

University of Iowa - John Martin Rare Book Room

University of Kansas - Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Special Collections

University of Kentucky - Agriculture Library

University of Louisville - Kornhauser Health Sciences Library History and Archives Collections

University of Maryland at Baltimore Health Sciences Library - Historical & Special Collections Department

University of Miami - Louis Calder Memorial Library

University of Manitoba - Ross Mitchell Rare Book Room

University of Michigan Center for the History of Medicine

University of Michigan - Taubman Health Sciences Library Special Collections Library

University of Minnesota - Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology & Medicine

University of New Mexico Health Science Library - Special Collections

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Health Sciences Library Special Collections

University of Oklahoma - History of Science Collections

University of Pennsylvania - Health Sciences Libraries

University of Pittsburgh - Falk Library for the Health Sciences Rare Books and Special Collections

University of Rochester - Miner Library Historical Services

University of South Carolina - Thomas Cooper Library, Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections

University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio - P.I. Nixon Library

University of Tennessee Health Sciences Historical Collections

University of Texas Medical Branch - Moody Medical Library, Truman G. Blocker History of Medicine Collection

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas - Library Special Collections

University of Toronto - Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

University of Vermont - Dana Medical Library Special Collections

University of Virginia Claude Moore Health Sciences Library - Historical Collections

University of Washington - Special Collections

University of Wisconsin-Madison - Health Sciences Libraries - Historical Collections

Vanderbilt University Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections

Virginia Commonwealth University - Tompkins-McCaw Library Special Collections and Archives

Wake Forest University School of Medicine - Coy C. Carpenter Library

Wake Forest University School of Medicine - Dorothy Carpenter Medical Archives

Washington State University - Manuscripts, Archives & Special Collections

Washington University School of Medicine - Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives and Rare Books

Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine

Western Historical Manuscripts Collection - Columbia

Western Historical Manuscripts Collection - Kansas City

Western Historical Manuscripts Collection - Rolla

Western Historical Manuscripts Collection - St. Louis

Wills Eye Hospital - Kelman Medical Library

World Health Organization Library - Historical Collections

Wright State University - Fordham Health Sciences Library Special Collections

Yale University Cushing/Whitney Medical Library - Medical Historical Library

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