University of Michigan Historical Health Films Collection

Films on videotape

Collection created and directed by
Professor Martin S. Pernick
Department of History


Please note carefully the following restrictions:

These materials are available for research and teaching use at the University of Michigan ONLY.

  • The collection holds no rights to duplicate materials or to distribute off-campus. Researchers may view the collection on-site but will be referred to other rights-holders to obtain copies.
  • Many individual titles on this list are subject to additional specific legal restrictions on use. Legal arrangements for rights to include several listed titles in the collection are still pending. No film will be available for inclusion in the collection until receipt of all necessary authorization.
  • In a few cases in which preparation of a new viewing copy from the master may be necessary, it may be necessary to charge user the cost.
  • Descriptions in this list are selected key-words based on the main subjects of the films. Detailed shot lists are not available.
  • The collection includes written documentation for many films. Much of this material is available for on-site research. Prof. Pernick will also prepare research reports based on this documentation for a consultation fee.
  • Use of the collection is by appointment only and requires several weeks notice. To arrange a research visit or for further information contact:

    Prof. Martin S. Pernick
    Department of History
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003
    (734) 647-4876 -- Best to call 9:30-11:00 a.m. Eastern Time
    MPernick@umich.edu
    fax: (734) 647-4881


All Rights in This List Reserved.

Use of information from this list should be acknowledged with a screen credit or footnote as follows: "Martin S. Pernick, University of Michigan, Historical Health Film Collection."

Health Film Titles


©2001 Historical Center for the Health Sciences, University of Michigan. 100 Simpson Memorial Institute/0725, 102 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0725.