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Below are listed several broad subject categories and the Manuscript Collections that contain material which document these subject areas. Collections are listed regardless of media format except for Photograph Collections, which are not included in this list.  Staff can provide assistance with photographs on site. University Records are also not included in the list below.  Staff can provide assistance with University Records on site.

Please note that this is not an all-inclusive list of subjects or collections. Some collections (e.g. the oral history collection) are not included below as the collection contains material that fits within most or all of the categories identified.  Some collections may be listed more than once; others may be listed in only one category even though some material may be contained for more than one subject.  For research into subjects not identified in the following categories, please consult with staff as not all subject possibilities have been identified.

Additional information on University Records, on Manuscript Collections, and on Photograph Collections housed in the UAB Archives is available on site.

Please select from the following subject categories.

Health Science Subjects

  • Dental
  • Health care (General)
  • Medical
  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Research (Scientific)

Social, Cultural, and Other Subjects

  • African-American History
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Literature
  • Government and Politics
  • LGBTQ History
  • Military History
  • Sports History
  • Urban History
  • Women's History

Mervyn H. Sterne Library

917 13th St S
Birmingham, AL

(205) 934-6364

Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences

1700 University Blvd
Birmingham, AL

(205) 975-4821

Reynolds-Finley Historical Library

1700 University Blvd - 3rd Floor
Birmingham, AL

(205) 934-4475

Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences

1700 University Blvd - 3rd Floor
Birmingham, AL

(205) 934-4475

Lister Hill Library at University Hospital

615 18th Street S - P235 West Pavilion
Birmingham, AL

(205) 934-2275

801 Building

801 5th Ave South
Room 1111
Birmingham, AL

(205) 934-5432

J. Ellis Sparks Medical Library

301 Governors Drive SE - 3rd Floor
Huntsville, AL 35801

(256) 551-4405

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