The P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library and the University Archives is open to lay and processional researchers by appointment from Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, except on university holidays. The following procedures help preserve the material in the collections for future generations. Your understanding and cooperation is appreciated.
Archival materials and rare books must be handled with great care. Staff will monitor the use and handling of materials at all times. Proper handling guidelines include, but are not limited to:
Tours of the Nixon Library can be arranged. We welcome groups!
Note regarding copyright and digitization
Staff will digitize or photocopy a portion of text for patrons. Some materials cannot be copied due to their condition or other restrictions. Materials larger than 11"X17" will not be photocopied. Photocopies or digitization may be ordered at the time of visit and should be ready within 24 hours. There is not charge for Health Science Center personnel. Non-UT Health Science Center users will be charged 25 cents per photocopy or $25.00 per picture digitized, collected in advance. Fees may be charge for digitization of other materials, depending on the purpose and the amount of materials requested.
Please note that access to the collections of the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library and the University Archives does not imply permission to copy, quote, publish, or otherwise make public use of any part of the collection. The researcher assumes the responsibility to secure such permissions, including permission from the UT Health Science Center Libraries, prior to use.