About Special Collections
About: Special Collections is the only collection in the state entirely devoted to providing resources in the history of medicine in New Jersey.
Service: Special Collections serves the Libraries, faculty, students, staff, and other researchers. The Department collects, preserves, promotes, and provides access to materials documenting the history of the health sciences in New Jersey in particular, medical history in general, and the history of UMDNJ and its antecedent institutions.
Resources: Rare, antiquarian, and in-print books; pamphlets; historical and current journals; ephemera; broadsides; posters; manuscripts; oral histories; trade catalogues; almanacs; illustrations; photographs; postcards; audio and video recordings; slides; and artifacts.
- New Jersey Health Statistics from 1877 to 2000
- Medical History Society of New Jersey Newsletters
- New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry Site Hearings concerning the Newark campus
- New Jersey Medical Reporter and Transactions of the New Jersey Medical Society 1848-1854
- Image Collections:
Special Collections in the History of Medicine
Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays.
Access: The collections are open to the public, usually by appointment. Appointments are required for visiting researchers and those expecting to use Special Collections for extended periods.
Location: Room C927 in the George F. Smith Library of the Health Sciences (Map)
Special Collections and University Archives
George F. Smith Library of the Health Sciences
30 12th Avenue
P.O. Box 1709
Newark, NJ 07101-1709