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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Archives

 The Center for the History of Medicine is custodian for the historical archives belonging to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Collections include administrative and public relations records (1855 to 1979) from BWH’s parent hospitals, including the Boston Lying-in Hospital, the Free Hospital for Women, the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, the Robert B. Brigham Hospital, the Boston Hospital for Women, and the Affiliated Hospitals Center, Inc. The BWH Archives also collects and preserves historically noteworthy records of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital from 1980 to the present.

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