Health Sciences Historical Collections, Health Sciences Library,
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
The UTHSC Health Sciences Historical Collections acquires, catalogs, preserves, and makes available for research materials documenting the history of UTHSC and its predecessor institutions, as well as materials of historical significance to the health sciences and their practitioners, especially in Memphis, Tennessee and the Mid-South region.
Collections include rare and antiquarian books, manuscripts, artifacts, photographs, oral histories, and biographical information on Tennessee physicians.
The Health Sciences Historical Collections are available by appointment only, Monday-Friday, generally between 9:00 am — 4:00 pm. Reference requests can be made via phone or email to the archivist at firstname.lastname@example.org. Photocopying and scanning are allowed on a case by case basis.
16th century: 7 volumes. 17th century: 19 volumes. 18th century: 79 volumes. 19th century: 724 volumes. 20th century: 3000 volumes. Manuscript collections: 400 cubic feet. Prints/Photos: 10 cubic feet.