The purpose of this guide is to bring together the health-related resources held by many Chicago-area archival institutions.
Using the left-hand navigation, users will find resources about medical and nursing schools, hospitals, societies, and notable health professionals. These resources include archival collections, books, and online sources. Please note that while each archival collection will note the institution where it can be viewed, the books do not. Clicking on the title's WorldCat link will bring up a list of libraries in your area that have the book.
CAPTION: Doctor looking into the mouth of a young African American boy, circa 1950. University of Illinois at Chicago.
The Chicago Area Medical Archivists (CAMA) is an informal group of archivists, librarians, healthcare professionals, and others interested in medical history in the Chicago area. CAMA is represented by a variety of professional and clinical specialty associations, academic medical centers, universities, hospitals and local historians.