The Rose Melnick Medical Museum
Research and Donations
The Rose Melnick Medical Museum provides diverse research opportunities in the history of medicine through use of its artifact, manuscript, image, and library collections. Students, scholars, and non-YSU patrons are welcome to access these collections. The Museum’s library collection consist of approximately 200 volumes of historical medical books as well as a complete set of the Bulletin of the Mahoning County Medical Society. The archival collections contain papers, daybooks, photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to medical practice and medical practitioners of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley. The medical history books and archival collections are included in the MaagNET Library Catalog.
All on-site research is by appointment only. Please call 330-941-3788 or contact the Museum Curator to schedule an appointment or for reference questions.
The Melnick Medical Museum has policies in place to ensure the protection of the collections from damage or theft. Users of the collections will receive the policies and must adhere to all policies in order to access the materials. Access to the storage areas is limited to staff only.