Archives and Rare Books
The Archives and Rare Books section of the Bernard Becker Medical Library is home to one of the nation’s finest collections of historical medical materials. The Archives specializes in collections relating to the history of Washington University School of Medicine and its affiliated institutions. The nine distinct Rare Books Collections cover major authors and ideas from classical antiquity to the present.
The Archives and Rare Books section serves as a resource to faculty, staff, and students and provides information services to visiting researchers, scholars, and to the general public.