The Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine

The Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine in Boston (10 Shattuck St.) "is one of the largest medical libraries in the world. Countway holds more than 630,000 volumes and subscribes to 3,500 current journal titles.


Countway serves the Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston Medical Library, and the Massachusetts Medical Society. Countway houses the Center for the History of Medicine, the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Archives, and the Warren Anatomical Museum"1.


Many historical items are on display around the Library rooms.

  • Photos by Luca Ambrosio moc.liamg|sorbma.cul#| (August 2017)

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