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The Dittrick Medical History Center and Museum
Cleveland
, Ohio, U.S.A.
Medical | Contraception History | Medical Libraries

Photographs provided by The Dittrick Medical History Center and Museum

History of Contraception Gallery is closed for renovation
A new and greatly expanded exhibit will open in the Summer of 2009
The museum has acquired the Percy Skuy Collection on the History of Contraception, the world's most comprehensive collection of historical contraceptive devices, numbering over 650 artifacts.

The Dittrick Medical History Center is dedicated to the study of the medical past through a distinguished collection of rare books, museum artifacts, archives, and images.

Collections
Medical Artifacts: 75,000 artifacts with large collections relating to microscopy and surgical instrumentation, and endoscopy.

Medical Archives: holdings include the papers of local medical societies and health care institutions, including medical schools, and hospitals. The papers of individual physicians and others in the health sciences professions are also found in the Archives. All of this material is freely available for research and scholarship.
Rare Books Collection: 60,000 books covering medicine and science and to make up the Library's rare book collection. These books date from the late 14th-century into the 20th-century.
Image Collection: This collection contains several thousand images in all media and is often used to provide illustrations for lectures, books and exhibits.

Location
The Dittrick Museum is located on the third floor of the Allen Memorial Medical Library at the corner of Euclid Avenue & Adelbert Road

11000 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-1714

Hours
Access to museum collections is by appointment only

Admission

Free

Contact
Tel.: 216.368.3648 | Fax: 216.368.0165

With our thanks to The Dittrick Medical History Center and Museum for providing the information

For additional information, visit The Dittrick Medical History Center and Museum official Web site:
www.cwru.edu/artsci/dittrick/site2/museum/