Name:

Historical Collections and Archives
Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D., Library
Health Sciences Campus
Augusta University

Type:
Library
Address:
1120 15th Street
Augusta, Georgia 30912-4400
United States
Contact:
Renée Sharrock, Curator
Telephone:
(706) 721-3444
Telephone:
1 706-721-3444
Fax: (706) 721-2018
Abstract:

The Historical Collections and Archives (HCA) of the Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library is committed to acquiring, organizing, preserving, and making available historical collections related to the Health Sciences Campus of the Augusta University and its legacy institution, the Medical College of Georgia, and the history of the health sciences. The HCA is dedicated to delivering quality service in support of historical and institutional research to Augusta University affiliates, health science professionals, and the community.

Holdings:

Rare Book Library contains approximately 5,000 rare or unique books on a variety of health science subjects. The majority of the books are organized according to NLM classification and includes the Landmark Collection and the Faculty Author Collection. The Manuscripts Collection includes the papers of Raymond Ahlquist, Hervey M. Cleckley, Robert B. Greenblatt, Curtis Hames, Titus Huisman, G. Lombard Kelly, Claude Lee Pennington, Virgil P. Sydenstricker, and Alice Stewart. The Health Sciences Campus archives include official records, images, correspondences, and other materials relating to the history of the campus from the founding of the Medical College of Georgia in 1828 to the present. Medical artifacts include the Hamilton Manometer, surgical kits, a pacemaker collection, bronchoscopic instruments, and more.

Subject Strengths:
History of Medical Education; History of Medicine
Last Updated:
06 Apr 2016