Information about the history of the Massachusetts General Hospital is located in different departments throughout the hospital. Many books and journal articles have been written about both MGH’s history and the history of various departments. This list is only part of what is available. Please contact us with your interests and we will help you find more. If you have a department history to add, let us know.
Click for books on the subject of MGH history available at Treadwell Library.
General questions about MGH history may be addressed to: Jeffrey Mifflin Archivist and Curator, Massachusetts General Hospital, Ruth Sleeper Hall 110, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, phone 617.726.3180, or fax 617.726.3189.
The Archives are available for research purposes by appointment only. Please call in advance for hours and services available. Please note that the MGH Archives cannot respond to genealogical or biographical questions about MGH patients.
General MGH History
MGH Department Histories