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History of Health, Disease, and Medicine: Home

This guide is a companion to Dr. Seth Archer's class HIST 3910

Primary Source Collections

Secondary Source Materials

Scholarly Journals

  • Bulletin of the History of Medicine
    • "..the Bulletin spans the social, cultural, and scientific aspects of the history of medicine worldwide. Every issue includes reviews of recent books on medical history.." (1996-2023 online)
  • History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
    • "..Started in 1946, the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences is internationally recognized as one of the top publications in its field. The journal's coverage is broad, publishing the latest original research on the written beginnings of medicine in all its aspects. When possible and appropriate, it focuses on what practitioners of the healing arts did or taught, and how their peers, as well as patients, received and interpreted their efforts.." (1949-2023 online)
  • History of Psychiatry
    • "..publishing research articles, analysis and information across the entire field of the history of mental illness and the forms of medicine, psychiatry, cultural response and social policy, which have evolved to understand and treat it. It covers all periods of history up to the present day.." (1990-2023 online)
  • Social History of Medicine
    • "..the journal of the Society for the Social History of Medicine, is concerned with all aspects of health, illness, and medical treatment in the past. It is committed to publishing work on the social history of medicine from a variety of disciplines.." (1988-2023 online)