Dedicated to the History of the Health Sciences

The Waring Historical Library is the special collections and rare book library for the Medical University of South Carolina. Named for Joseph I. Waring, Jr., the first director of the Historical Library, the library houses books, journals, manuscript items and museum artifacts dealing with the history of the health sciences. The library is open for research use of the collection by appointment. Visitors who wish to tour the building are encouraged to make an appointment.

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175 Ashley Avenue
MSC 403
Charleston, SC 29425

Hours of Operation

Currently closed to visitors.
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(843) 792-2288
Library Staff