Name:

Delaware Academy of Medicine

Type:
Archive; Library; Museum
Address:
4765 Ogletown Stanton Road Suite L-10
Newark, Delaware 19713
United States
Contact:
Tim Gibbs, Executive Director
Telephone:
(302) 733-3919
Telephone:
1 302-733-3900
Fax: (302) 733-3949
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Abstract:

The Academy collects materials related to the history of medicine in Delaware, including books, photographs, papers, organizational records, photographs, and artifacts, among other things.

Archival materials do not circulate but the archivist is available to provide reference service and photocopies or photographs, as necessary. Archival materials are also frequently displayed in the Lewis B. Flinn Library and elsewhere in Christiana Hospital.

Holdings:

The Academy holds 1,200 volumes in its rare book collection, 1580-1970 (bulk 1880-1950s); 3,000 medical artifacts, including instruments, doctor’s bags, memorabilia, medicine bottles, and artwork; 31 cubic feet papers and manuscripts (includes photo collection).

Subject Strengths:
History of Gynecology and Obstetrics; History of Hospitals; History of Nursing; History of Stomatology; History of Surgery
Last Updated:
14 May 2020