RACP History of Medicine Library


Welcome to the History of Medicine Library

The RACP History of Medicine Library collects material relating to Australian medical history. The collection features unique items such as archives, photographs, diaries, and correspondence that focus on the lives and work of Australasian medical pioneers and practitioners, as well as rare books, medical and surgical instruments and artworks dating back to the 16th century that are an excellent resource for exploring the history of medicine in Australia and beyond.

The library welcomes all Fellows of the College to peruse our collection, and members of the public may visit by appointment during opening hours.

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday

9:00am - 5:00pm

Opening hours may be subject to change - please call ahead to confirm.


For appointments or general inquiries please ring:

(02) 82476269

or email us at library@racp.edu.au

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Contact us:

RACP History of Medicine Library

145 Macquarie St, Sydney, NSW, 2000
Phone: 1300 MyRACP (1300 69 7227)
Overseas: +61 2 9256 541 


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