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History of Neuroscience

History Resources

SfN has compiled the following collection of external Web resources:


ISHN Resources


Wellcome Resources

  • Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine - A leading international centre for graduate research and teaching in many aspects of the history of medicine. The Wellcome Unit is affiliated with the University of Oxford.
  • Wellcome Library - Collections of books, manuscripts, archives, films and pictures on the history of medicine from the earliest times to the present day.

Archives, Gateways and Series

  • Reticulum: Neuroscience History Resources - A gateway to internet resources for history and historians of basic, clinical, and behavioral neuroscience. Links to existing sites are regularly reviewed and tested. 
  • UCLA Neuroscience History Archives - Promotes the advancement and diffusion of knowledge about the history of neuroscience by creating a documentary heritage for future generations.
  • History of Neuroscience Series - A series developed by the International Brain Research Organization that brings together and publicizes relevant aspects of the history of the neuroscience.

Timelines, Images and Memoirs