Hartford Medical Society Library

Our historical library, with volumes dating to the early 1500’s, is housed at the University of Connecticut Health Center. It is a very special collection and a researcher’s delight. For access to the designated HMS Library website, please click here.

Virtual Tour – See the HMS Library Displays in 360 Degrees!

Blanchard Book Repair Lab

In May 2015, the HMS Board of Directors voted to create an onsite book repair lab
within the HMS Library for the purpose of restoring the Society’s current collections.
The room has been named after long-time, dedicated HMS member and
supporter Dr. Brad Blanchard, who passed away in June 2015.

Highlights to the HMS Library Collection are:

Hartford Medical Society Historic Records 

Connecticut Society of Social Hygiene Record

Jarvis Collection

Gershom Bulkeley Manuscripts Collection

Anesthesia Collection

Poems from the Knight Hospital Record

Lewis H. Steiner Collection


The HMS library has many pamphlets on topics ranging from biographies of notable physicians to vital statistics.

Please contact the HMS Librarian, Jennifer D. Miglus, MLIS, AHIP, Phone: (860) 679-3200, E-mail: miglus@uchc.edu.