Historical Research Center
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-7199
Fax: (501) 686-6745
The UAMS Library Historical Research Center exists to preserve and make accessible the history of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the Arkansas related history of all health sciences, and the history of medicine in general. The collection contains materials related to Arkansas medical sciences, rare editions, and classics in the medical sciences. SERVICES: reference services, interlibrary loan, and photocopying. Publications: History of Medicine Associates Newsletter; Contributions to Arkansas Medical History, no. 1 & 2, 1990 & 1999.
Monographs: 7,491 vols., including the Hans G. Schlumberger collection in pathology (486 vols.) and modern secondary sources; archives: 665.5 linear feet processed (university records and other archival record groups); photographs: 5,572; medical instruments and equipment: 163 items. Printed catalog: Walls, Edwina, comp., The Hans G. Schlumberger Collections (1983). Online systems: Archives, books and theses searchable through UAMS Library's online catalog. Books and theses entered in OCLC. Many photographs are viewable via the Digital Collection - http://hrcdigitalcoll.uams.edu/cdm/.