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Stacks, Center for the History of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. From the Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.


The Countway's Center for the History of Medicine (incorporating the Rare Books and Special Collections of the Library) is one of the largest medical history resources in the world and is open to scholars and researchers from around the globe.  The Center oversees the Rare Books and Special Collections of the Countway and also administers the archives of the Harvard Medical School, and the Schools of Dental Medicine and Public Health, and oversees a records management program.  In addition, the Center houses an extensive collection of prints and photographs, works of fine art, and medical artifacts, and has responsibility for the collections of the Warren Anatomical Museum.


Holmes Hall, the reading room of the Center, is open to the public, Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm. The Center is usually closed on major holidays and university holidays; call 617.432.2170 for additional information.





Open Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00 / Phone: 617.432.2170 / Fax: 617.432.4737 / chm@hms.harvard.edu
Countway Library of Medicine, 10 Shattuck St., Boston, Mass. 02115

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