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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Books and Published Materials

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14th century Latin text with ornate lettering and decoration

Summa de Creaturis, Part II: De Homine, circa 1300s

Rare Books

The Rare Book collection contains a manuscript from the 1300s and medical texts from 1490s to 1910. Collection strengths include, but are not limited to, anatomy, surgery, obstetrics and midwifery, and infectious diseases. The collection features the Charles F. Moon collection of obstetrical works, the Leon S. McGoogan collection in obstetrics, and the H. Winnett Orr book collection, on permanent loan to the library from the American College of Surgeons.

Nebraska Collection

The Nebraska Collection is comprised of books and newsletters specifically related to the history of the health sciences in the state. Some of the items included are the Nebraska State Medical Journal, biographies of physicians and donors, and annual reports from state health organizations.

History of the Health Sciences

This collection consists of history of medicine journals and books from 1910 to present, such as biographies, histories, facsimiles, bibliographies, and other reference materials related to the collection strengths of the Special Collections and Archives. It covers topics like anatomy, surgery, obstetrics and midwifery, and infectious diseases.

UNMC Authors

The UNMC Authors Collection includes books written by UNMC faculty, students, and alumni.