Moody Medical Library at UTMB

The Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections in the Moody Medical Library at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston holds “one of the world’s great historical collections of books and manuscripts in the history of medicine.” Divided into three major areas of interest, the Blocker Collections holds: the Rare Book Collection which dates to the late 14th century; the University Archives which date to the opening of UTMB in 1891; and the Charles A. Berry, M.D. History of Space Medicine Collections which dates to the founding of the US space program.

Contact

Robert Marlin

409.772.2397

romarlin@UTMB.EDU

Address

Moody Medical Library
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1035

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The Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections in the Moody Medical Library at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston holds “one of the world’s great historical collections of books and manuscripts in the history of medicine.” Divided into three major areas of interest, the Blocker Collections holds: the Rare Book Collection which dates to the late 14th century; the University Archives which date to the opening of UTMB in 1891; and the Charles A. Berry, M.D. History of Space Medicine Collections which dates to the founding of the US space program.