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Rush University Medical Center Archives: Welcome

Welcome to the Rush University Medical Center Archives. The Rush Archives, a department of the Library of Rush University Medical Center, is the official archival agency of Rush University Medical Center and Rush University.

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Archives Web Pages

Here are short-cuts to our online projects. However, all of these projects can be found elsewhere throughout our LibGuides page, where they have been organized for you.

About the Rush Archives

Archives services are available to internal Rush users only.

Rush Archives Service Hours:
Monday and Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Outside of Service Hours:
Leave a message for the archivist, Nathalie Wheaton, MSLS, at (312) 942-6358 or

Urgent Requests Outside of Service Hours:
Please contact

Note for researchers outside of Rush: As of August 2012, The Rush University Medical Center Archives is closed to the public and external requests will not be able to be processed. However, this webpage will lead you to a number of digital resources from the Rush Archives that may meet your information needs.

More Chicago Area Resources

Looking for other Chicago area collections or medical history resources? Visit the Chicago Area Medical Archivists blog:

You will find links to other Chicago area archives that feature collections related to medicine, nursing, and medical and nursing education.

Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.