Name:

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
University of Toronto

Type:
Library
Address:
120 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario M6N 5C7
Canada
Contact:
Philip Oldfield, Librarian
Telephone:
(416) 946-3177
Telephone:
1 416-978-5285
Fax: (416) 978-1667
Abstract:

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library houses approximately 15,000 items in the history of medicine. These materials are for use in the library only. Limited photocopying is permitted. The library's particular strengths are in the history of anatomy, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, dentistry, and psychoanalysis.

Holdings:

The Library holds approximately 15,000 items. About 10 incunables, many 16th century volumes, but no precise figures are available. Some manuscript material, including a number of Florence Nightingale's letters. Small collection of medical caricature prints.

Subject Strengths:
History of Anatomy; History of Gynecology and Obstetrics; History of Medicine; History of Nursing; History of Pediatrics; History of Psychiatry; History of Psychology; History of Stomatology
Last Updated:
18 Mar 2020