The Rare Book Room

Visit Us

Please visit by appointment during our regular hours.

Public Events

Every year NYAM's Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health hosts a public lecture series sponsored in part by the Section on the History of Medicine and Public Health. Events are free and open to the public, and lectures begin at 6:00 p.m., with refreshments available at 5:30 p.m. Advance registration for section events is requested but not required.

Archives and Manuscripts

Search or browse through the records and finding aids for the Library's historical archives and manuscripts collections

Digital Collections and Exhibits

Materials from the Library's rare book room and historical collections that have been digitized for online research and enjoyment. Online exhibits from the Library's rare book room and historical collections.

Become a Friend

The Friends of the Rare Book Room is a special group of contributors who support activities that make us a center for scholarship in the history of medicine and public health and for the study of books and printing.

Hours and Contact Information

Open by appointment
10 AM–4:45 PM

Coller Rare Book Reading Room
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
10 AM - 4:45 PM
12 PM - 6:45 PM


Coller Rare Book Room

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