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History of Science and Medicine: Related Archival Collections

Starting points and usage tips for finding materials related to the history of science and medicine in Special Collections.

Special Collections' Holdings

University of Washington Special Collections holds personal papers, departmental records, digitized collections, and papers of medical and scientific records related to the history of science and medicine.  Browse a selection of the holdings below, or use ArchivesWest to search finding aids for our collections.

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Personal Papers

Mabel Seagrave, ca. 1930s. Ella McBride Soroptimist photograph albums, PH Coll 1037. University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections.

UW Departmental Records

UW Libraries Digital Collections

 Crowd standing by sign advertising free chest x-ray screening on Crown Hill, Seattle, ca. 1955

Crowd standing by sign advertising free chest x-ray screening on Crown Hill, Seattle, ca. 1955. American Lung Association of Washington Photograph Collection. PH Coll 670. University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections.

Medical and Scientific Organizations

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