Becker Library Archives & Rare Books Division

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm or by appointment

Contact Archives & Rare Books at (314) 362-4236 or

Room 702, Becker Library, 660 S. Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8132, St. Louis, MO 63110

Archives & Rare Books News

New Glaser Gallery exhibit on the illustrated history of brain function

A new historical exhibit titled, “Brain Localization: images and ideas through 500 years,” is on display from June 11 to September 14 on the seventh floor of the Bernard Becker Medical Library.

New Additions to the Becker Library’s John T. Hodgen Collection

A very generous donation of archival materials was given to Becker Library in May 2018 consisting of letters, photographs, case reports, and other papers that had belonged to John T. Hodgen, one of the most prominent 19th century physicians in St. Louis.

Celebrate National Poetry Month With Medical Rhymes

April is National Poetry Month! That means it’s time for us to venture into the stacks and find examples of one of the most entertaining poetic subgenres: Medical Poetry.