Health Sciences Library Special Collections

The UA Health Sciences Library Special Collections is now part of the UA Libraries Special Collections.  Please be sure to visit the HSL Special Collections page, featuring highlights and specific collection information.

UAL Special Collections is generally open Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm. Get more information at the Special Collections hours, location, and parking page. For help or support in using the collection, please request research assistance.

You are also welcome to continue to contact our staff with questions about Special Collections, and may also reach out directly to UAL Special Collections staff.

We collect and make items accessible relating to:

  • the history of the health sciences in the American Southwest and border region.
  • the history of the health sciences at the University of Arizona.
  • other health sciences items of significant historical interest.

Most items can be found by using library search. Type your search terms into the search field at the top of the page and press enter. You can then select “Special Collections” from the filters on the left menu.


Highlights of HSL Special Collections

Index to the Orville Harry Brown MD collections [PDF]

Minutes: Pima County Medical Society, 1904-1954

Prescription for Health, 1983-1997

List of items in the Hugh Hollingsworth Smith MD collection [PDF version of Z 675 M4 A719h 1970]

Persons in Arizona Medical History

Index to Scrapbooks relating to the College of Medicine, 1957-1975 [PDF]

Contact us

Mary Holcomb
Head of Collection Services

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Last updated Apr 4, 2019 by cdstewart