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Selected UCLA Collections
  • Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for the Sciences - support the study of the history of medicine and biology. Collections consist of books, journals, manuscript, prints, portraits, and medical artifacts.
  • Department of Special Collections, Young Research Library - repository for one of the country's leading collections of rare books, manuscripts, historic photographs, and other special materials - many of which are related to the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology.
  • John C. Liebeskind History of Pain Collection - promotes and ensures the study of the history of pain research and pain therapy in the post-World War II era, in particular, the origins, growth, and development of the international, interdisciplinary pain field.
  • Neuroscience History Archives - identifies and preserves the papers of living neuroscientists and records of their professional organizations; assists neuroscientists in finding appropriate repositories for their papers; promotes access to this documentary evidence through the preparation of finding aids and other guides; facilitates scholarly use of the collections; and carries out research and education in the history of neuroscience.
  • William Andrews Clark Memorial Library - is a rare book and manuscripts library, with particular strengths in English and Continental literature and history (1500-1800), including considerable holdings in the sciences. It is located in the West Adams area, thirteen miles east of campus and it is administered by UCLA's Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies.