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