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Center for Biological Sciences Archives
Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Archive; Library
1000 Hilltop Circle Baltimore, MD 21250
Baltimore, Maryland 21250
United States
Lindsey Loeper, Archivist
1 410-455-2353
Fax: 410-455-1567

The mission of the Center for Biological Sciences Archives (CBSA) is to identify, preserve, and provide access to manuscripts, personal papers, and archives generated by individuals and institutions involved in the biological sciences.

The hours for the Special Collections Hours
are as follows: Fall & Spring Terms Monday - Friday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Thursday extended hours 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.

By appointment: Intersession, Summer Term, Winter Term and other hours

Copying services are available, please refer to:

The Center for Biological Sciences Archives is now participating in the National Library of Medicine's. For details please visit:


Among the CBSA's holdings are the archives of the American Society for Cell Biology, the Tissue Culture Association (now called the Society for In Bitro Biology), Society for Developmental Biology, International Union of Immunological Societies, American Type Culture Collection, the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Association of Immunologists, Society for Protozoologists, the Biophysical Society, the Society for Industrial Microbiology, the American Association of Anatomists, the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute (UMBI), and archives of Keith R. Porter and R.D. Allen.

Also located at UMBC are the Archives of the American Society for Microbiology which in addition holds the archives of the International Union of Microbiological Societies, the Anne Sayre Collection of Rosalind Franklin materials, and the Rita Colwell papers.

Subject Strengths:
History of Anatomy; History of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases; History of Genetics; History of Immunology; History of Inoculation Vaccination and Immunization; History of Microscopy; History of Pathology; History of Scientific Professional Socieites
Last Updated:
31 May 2019