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The Historical Medical Library encourages donations of photographs, personal papers and material that documents the early history of medicine.

PLEASE NOTE: The Library is not currently accepting any donations of materials at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We do not anticipate accepting donations before March 2021.  Please email Chrissie Perella, Archivist, at with any questions.



Donations of books may be made to the Library.  However, the Library does not accept duplicate copies of books and does not accept medical texts published after 1950.  Please check our online catalog for duplication prior to contacting the Library. 

For more information about and guidelines for donating, including books, manuscripts, journals, and papers, please read the PDF below or contact Library staff at