Western Libraries

History of Medicine

Archival Material

Western's Archives and Special Collections

Several resources related to medical topics are available in Western’s Archives and Special Collections. An overview of the material available for viewing in the Reading Room of the Archives and Research Collections Centre (ARCC) can be found using Medical Resources in Archives and Special Collections. The Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry also provides an important overview of Resources in the History of Medicine in Western’s collections.

Archives and Special Collections

Many other archives and libraries with special collections focus on the history of medicine, some of which have digital collections. See McMaster University’s History of Medicine and Medical Humanities for a list of specialized collections in the history of medicine and public health.