Name:

US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery's Office of Medical History

Type:
Archive
Address:
Four Skyline Place, Suite 602, 5113 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, Virginia 22042-5113
United States
Contact:
Michael Rhode, Archivist / Curator
Telephone:
202-762-3813
Telephone:
1 703-681-2539
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Abstract:

Institutional and organizational records of the US Navy's Medical Department; personal papers; oral histories; subject files including biographies and hospitals; and photograph collections. All are on the medical history of the Navy. Services include reference, photocopying, on-site research by appointment.

Holdings:

A few hundred 19th-20th century books in the Stitt Rare Book Collection; ~22,000 photographs (21,000 available digitally); 103 archival collections ranging from 1 folder up to 250 boxes. Arrangement and description is new as of 2011 and ongoing.

Subject Strengths:
History of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases; History of Health Regulation; History of Hospitals; History of Medical Education; History of Medicine; History of Military/Naval Medicine; History of Nursing; History of Pharmacology and Pharmacy; History of Tropical Medicine; History of Women in Medicine; History of the Practice of Medicine
Last Updated:
30 Jan 2013