History of the Health Sciences Libraries and Archives

The Human Body & the Library as Sources of Knowlege
(1732) by Johann Adam Kulmus"

Libraries Arranged by State/Country

Alabama-California Connecticut-Illinois Indiana-Kentucky Louisiana-Maryland Massachusetts-Missouri New Jersey-New York North Carolina-Ohio Oklahoma-Pennsylvania South Carolina- Texas Vermont-Washington, DC Washington-Canada Denmark-United Kingdom

Libraries and Archives Arranged Alphabetically



Libraries and Archives (arranged by State/Country)

Directory of History of Medicine Collections (from the National Library of Medicine)

American Academy of the History of Dentistry Dentistry Collections Database

Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Reynolds Historical Library

University of Alabama at Birmingham - Archives


Arkansas
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Library - Historical Research Center


California
San Diego Historical Society - Research Archives

Stanford University - Lane Medical Library Special Collections and Archives

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) - History & Special Collections Division

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

University of California at San Francisco - Archives and Special Collections


Connecticut
University of Connecticut - Thomas J. Dodd Research Center

Yale Medical Library - Historical Library


Florida
University of Miami - Louis Calder Memorial Library


Georgia
Medical College of Georgia - Robert B. Greenblatt Library Historical Collections and Archives


Hawaii
Mamiya Medical Heritage Center - Archives, Medical Museum, and Special Collections of the Hawaii Medical Library


Illinois
American Academy of Pediatrics - Pediatric History Center

American Dental Association - Library

American Medical Association - Archives

Northwestern University - Galter Health Sciences Library, Special Collections

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - Special Collections and Archives

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


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


Iowa
Iowa State University - Special Collections Department

University of Iowa - John Martin Rare Book Room


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

Clendening History of Medicine Library and Museum

University of Kansas - Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Special Collections


Kentucky
University of Kentucky - Agriculture Library

University of Louisville - Kornhauser Health Sciences Library


Louisiana
Amistad Research Center

Tulane University - Rudolph Matas Medical Library Historical Collections

Tulane University - Howard-Tilton Library Special Collections


Maryland
Johns Hopkins - Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives

Johns Hopkins Institute of the History of Medicine - Historical Collections

National Library of Medicine - History of Medicine Division

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


Massachusetts
Boston University - History of Nursing Archives

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

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary - Library


Michigan
University of Michigan Center for the History of Medicine

University of Michigan - Taubman Medical Library Rare Book Collection


Minnesota
Bakken Library

Mayo Clinic Libraries: Special Collections

University of Minnesota - Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology & Medicine


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

Western Historical Manuscripts Collection - Columbia

Western Historical Manuscripts Collection - Kansas City

Western Historical Manuscripts Collection - Rolla

Western Historical Manuscripts Collection - St. Louis


New Jersey
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey - Special Collections


New Mexico
University of New Mexico Health Science Library - New Mexico Health Historical Collections


New York
Baker-Cederberg Museum and Archives

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

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

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

Foundation of the New York State Nurses Association - Archives

Genesee Hospital Archives

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - Archives

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 - Archives

New York University School of Medicine - Special Collections

Rockefeller Archive Center

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

State University of New York at Syracuse - Health Sciences Library Special Collections

Teacher's College, Columbia University

University of Rochester - Miner Library History of Medicine Section


North Carolina
Duke University - Special Collections

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

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Health Sciences Library

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

Wake Forest University School of Medicine - Dorothy Carpenter Medical Archives


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

Cincinnati Medical Heritage Center

Lloyd Library and Museum

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

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

Wright State University - Fordham Health Sciences Library Special Collections


Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma - History of Science Collections


Oregon
OHSU Historical Collections and Archives


Pennsylvania
Center for The Study of The History of Nursing - Collections

College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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

Pennsylvania Hospital Historic Library

Thomas Jefferson University Archives and Special Collections

University of Pennsylvania - Health Sciences Libraries

University of Pittsburgh - Falk Library for the Health Sciences History of Medicine Division

Wills Eye Hospital - Medical Library


South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina - Waring Historical Library

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


Tennessee
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Historical Collections

Vanderbilt University Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections


Texas
Houston Academy of Medicine - Texas Medical Center - The John P. McGovern Historical Collections & Research Center

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

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center - Research Medical Library

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 Collection


Vermont
University of Vermont - Dana Medical Library


Virginia
American Red Cross - Hazel Braugh Record Center & Archives

Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry

University of Virginia Claude Moore Health Sciences Library - Historical Collections

Virginia Commonwealth University - Tompkins-McCaw Library Special Collections Historical Collections


Washington, District of Columbia
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - History Library/Archives

Association of American Medical Colleges - Mary H. Littlemeyer Archives

George Washington University - Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library

National Museum of Health and Medicine - Historical Collections

National Museum of Health and Medicine - Otis Historical Archives

Smithsonian Institute Museum of American History - Division of Science, Medicine and Society


Washington
University of Washington - Health Sciences Libraries - Health Rare Books and Special Collection

Washington State University - Manuscripts, Archives & Special Collections


Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Health Sciences Libraries - History of the Health Sciences Collection


Argentina
Academia Nacional de Medicina de Buenos Aires


Australia
Brownless Biomedical Library - University of Melbourne

Australian Society of Anaesthetists - Harry Daly Museum


Brazil
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz - Biblioteca da Casa de Oswaldo Cruz


Canada
British Columbia History of Nursing Group - Archives

Margaret M Allemang Centre for the History of Nursing Archives

McGill University - Osler Library of the History of Medicine

University of British Columbia - Charles Woodward Memorial Room

University of Guelph Library - Archival and Special Collections

University of Manitoba - Ross Mitchell Rare Book Room

University of Toronto - Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library


Denmark
Københavns Universitet - Medicinsk Museion


France
La Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de Médecine


Germany
Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Robert Bosch Stiftung - Bibliothek


Ireland
Marsh's Library, Dublin

Royal College of Physicians in Ireland - Library

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


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


Switzerland
Bibliothèque de l'Institut d'Histoire de la Médecine et de la Santé

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

ETH-Bibliothek - History of Science Collections

Medizinhistorisches Institut und Museum der Universität Zürich - Die Medizinhistorische Bibliothek

World Health Organization Library - Historical Collections


United Kingdom
Association of Anaesthetists - Archives

Association of Anaesthetists - History of the Anaesthesia Library

Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum

British Optical Association Library

Jenner Museum Archive

John Rylands University of Manchester Special Collections

Lothian Health Services Archive, Edinburgh Scotland

Royal College of Nursing - Historical Nursing Archives

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow - Archives

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow - Historical Collection

The Royal College of Physicians of London - Heritage Centre

The Royal College of Surgeons - College Library

Royal Society of Medicine - Library

The Royal Veterinary College Library - Historical Resources

UK Centre for the History of Nursing - Archives

University of Glasgow Special Collections

Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine


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