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Medical History: Primary Sources in Special Collections

Guide to sources for the history of medicine

Primary Sources in Special Collections

The University of Tennessee Special Collections has several collections that contain medical information. 

All rare books are listed in the catalog.  Search in the box on the Libraries' homepage. Books on medical history, especially those of a forensic nature, are included in the Patricia Cornwall Collection.  
Manuscript collections can be found by searching the collection finding aids via SCOUT. Medicine-related collections include:
Dr. C.S Boyd Photograph Collection, MS. 2129 (African American dentist)
W. S. Nash Medical School Notebooks, MS. 3457 (1888-1889)

Dr. Amos R. Garrison Diary, MS. 2487 (1898-1902)
Course of Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Midwifery, MS 1962 (@1757)


Ed Gamble Cartoon Collection

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