History and Archives

While the Hirsh Health Sciences Library maintains a small archive of materials related to the history of the Tufts School of Medicine, please contact Tufts Archival Research Center (TARC) (archives@tufts.edu) first for questions related to alumni and other schools on the Health Sciences Campus.

Tufts University School of Medicine

There are a number of excellent resources for learning about the history of Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM). Below are a list of resources that are worth consulting for information regarding the history of TUSM:

Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts History
Web: http://hdl.handle.net/10427/14829

A century of excellence : the history of Tufts University School of Medicine, 1893-1993 / Henry H. Banks.
Location: HHSL Ref Tufts History W 19 T915b 1993 

Tufts University Timeline
Web: http://www.tufts.edu/home/get_to_know_tufts/history/timeline/

For more information: 

An entrepreneurial university : the transformation of Tufts, 1976-2002 / Sol Gittleman
Location: HHSL Book Stacks LD 5393 G58 2004

Light on the hill/ Russell E. Miller. 
[v. 1 A history of Tufts College, 1852-1952 -- v. 2. A history of Tufts University since 1952]
Web: http://dl.tufts.edu/catalog/tufts:UA069.005.DO.00003

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Tufts Archival Research Center (TARC) in Medford handles queries about alumni, faculty and history of the School.  Email them at archives@tufts.edu or call 617.627.3737.  You can search TARC's Digital Library for images and documents by name or keyword (e.g. dental). On its Advanced Search enter School of Dental Medicine into the Organization field for a more comprehensive search of its collections and finding aids.  

The TUSDM website also has several pages on the school's history.