UCSF Archives & Special Collections is a dynamic health sciences research center that contributes to innovative scholarship, actively engages users through educational activities, preserves past knowledge, enables collaborative research experiences to address contemporary challenges, and translates scientific research into patient care.
The mission of the UCSF Archives & Special Collections is to identify, collect, organize, interpret, and maintain rare and unique material to support research and teaching of the health sciences and medical humanities and to preserve institutional memory.
Projects & Partnerships
- NHPRC Grant—Evolution of San Francisco’s Response to a Public Health Crisis: Providing Access to New AIDS History Collections
- NEH Grant—The San Francisco Bay Area’s Response to the AIDS Epidemic: Digitizing, Reuniting, and Providing Universal Access to Historical AIDS Records
- World War I Exhibit
- Bay Area History of Medicine Society (BAHMS) brings awareness and new insights of the development of the history of medicine to interested audiences in the Bay Area