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Digital Collections in the RUSH Archives: Digital Collections in the RUSH Archives

Hundreds of our most used documents have been digitized and are available on the Internet Archive. Visit our Internet Archive page at

  1. RESEARCH TIP: To perform keyword searches for a collection of items, select "Text contents" for the search box.
  2. RESEARCH TIP: These items are downloadable in a variety of formats. 
  3. RESEARCH TIP: These documents are full of information regarding these institutions and their related schools. You will also find fantastic photos within their pages. 
For a basic history of RUSH: 
Annual reports and newsletters from RUSH and its predecessor institutions:
Annual Announcements (school catalogs/bulletins), Yearbooks, Alumni Newsletters from the following schools:
 A variety of publications written by early RUSH Medical College faculty and alumni directories.
RUSH-related websites are captured throughout the year:
The RUSH Medical College Class Photographs date back to 1879. The RUSH Archives has digitized a selection of the earliest images through 1920. They are now available online through CARLI Digital Collections. For later Rush Medical College class photographs or nursing school class photographs, please contact the RUSH Archives.

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