This page provides a list of published resources on Mayo Clinic history and culture. For archival materials and more in-depth research, please see the Mayo Archives and Fye Center for the History of Medicine website. For specific questions relating to the history of Mayo Clinic, please use this form.
Mayo Clinic Heritage Films are available online so you can access award-winning documentaries and dramatizations on demand any place and any time. Most films are approximately 30 minutes in length. They include archival photos and movies, authentic reenactments and on-location scenes from throughout the U.S. and internationally. Films are produced in-house by Mayo Clinic Heritage Days and Media Support Services in collaboration with colleagues throughout Mayo Clinic
You can view the films on the Mayo Clinic History and Heritage website, where viewers can also access previews, behind-the-scenes features and discussion guides.
Further access for Mayo Employees:
Mayo employees also have access to short videos on history-related topics and activities sponsored by Heritage Days:
Brand aid : the revolutionary transformation of the Mayo Clinic brand / John La Forgia.
RA982.R56 M4567 2019x
A century of caring, 1889-1989.
(Saint Marys Hospital-History)
RA982.R6 S256 1988x
Cortisone / Edward C. Kendall.
R154.K275 A3 1971
A history of community internal medicine : Mayo Clinic Rochester / Kenneth G. Berge, George R. Murrow, Malcolm I. Lindsay, and Richard D. Hurt. 
The Mayo brothers' heritage : quotes & pictures / Thomas M. Habermann, Renee E. Ziemer, Carolyn Stickney Beck.
R154.M33 H33 2001x
(2006 edition also available)
Mayo Clinic endocrinology: a history / William F. Young, Jr.
RC649 .Y58 2017x
Mayo Clinic: faith, hope, science / David Blistein and Ken Burns.
RA982.R56 B55 2018x (2018)
Mayo Clinic pathology: the first 100 years / Lester E. Wold
RB125 .W65 2005x
Mayo Clinic radiology: a history / Franklin Earnest IV
RM849 .E27 2014x
Mayo roots : profiling the origins of Mayo Clinic / Clark W. Nelson.
RA981.A2 N43 1990x
Mayo; the story of my family and my career / Charles W. Mayo.
R154.M33 A3 1968
Mrs. Charlie : the other Mayo : a biography. Second edition / Judith Hartzell.
HQ1438.M6 H37 2019x
The nurses of Mayo Clinic : caring healers / Arlene Keeling
RT5.M55 K44 2014x
Obstetrics and gynecology: caring for women at Mayo Clinic / Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.
RG103.2 .O28 2018x
Odyssey in faith : the story of Mother Alfred Moes, Foundress of two Franciscan Congregations and Saint Marys Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota / Carlan Kraman, OSF.
BX4705.M5875 K72 1990x
Ophthalmology at Mayos : historical perspectives 1883-1972 / John W. Henderson
RE30.U6 H4 1981x
Orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic : 1910-1990 / [editor: B.F. Morrey ; associate editor: J.C. Ivins].
RD705.5 .O78 1990x
A passion for the river : Mayo and the Mississippi / [editor, Matthew D. Dacy]
R154.M33 P37 2004x
Pediatrics at the Mayo Clinic : from beginnings through 1952 / George B. Logan, Haddow M. Keith, Stephen D. Mills.
R256 .L6 1980x
Physicians of the Mayo Clinic and the Mayo Foundation / Mayo Clinic.
R108 .M27 1937x
The quest for cortisone / Thom W. Rooke.
RM292.4.C67 R66 2012
Sincere et Constanter, 1906 - 1970: the story of Saint Marys School of Nursing / Virginia Simons Wentzel.
RT81.M6 W45 2006x
The Sisters' story : Saint Marys Hospital-Mayo Clinic / Ellen Whelan, O.S.F.
2 volumes: pt.1. 1889-1939, pt.2. 1939-1980.
A souvenir of Saint Mary’s Hospital / Saint Mary’s Hospital.
RA982.R6 S35 1922x