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MUSC University Archives

Introduction

The MUSC University Archives serves as the final repository for those official records of the Medical University of South Carolina which have permanent long-term value to the University. The primary purpose of the Archives is to document the history of the University and to provide source material for administrators, faculty, students, alumni, and other members of the University community as well as scholars and other persons interested in the history of the University. The mission of the Archives is to collect, organize, preserve, and provide access to records and artifacts documenting the history of the Medical University of South Carolina and its six colleges.


Core Mission

The core mission of the MUSC University Archives is:

  • To promote knowledge and understanding of the history, programs, and goals of the Medical University of South Carolina and its six colleges;
  • To appraise, collect, organize, describe, make available, and preserve records of enduring historical, legal, fiscal, and/or administrative value in all formats as created by administrators, faculty, staff, students, and alumni;
  • To make these records accessible to members of the University community and the general public.

Contact Information

The Archives is located on the third floor of the Colbert Education Center and Library and is open to researchers Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is advised that interested users contact the archives to schedule an appointment

Questions may be addressed to the University Archivist, Brooke Fox, at 843-792-6477 or via email at foxeb@musc.edu.

  • MCSSC Postcard


    View this photo and other images from MUSC's history in MEDICA

  • MCSSC, 1914

    Drawing of the Medical College of the State of South Carolina as it appeared in 1914. View this photo and other images from MUSC's history in MEDICA

  • MCSC, 1826

    Drawing of the Medical College of South Carolina at its' Queen Street location in 1826. View this photo and other images from MUSC's history in MEDICA