Our digital archive includes photographs, postcards, yearbooks, historical journals, rare books, and other artifacts and publications that illustrate the history of Kansas City University and osteopathic medicine.

In these images and documents, Kansas City University is referred to by the various names it has had since its founding:

  • Kansas City College of Osteopathy and Surgery (KCCOS), 1916 - November 1970
  • Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCCOM), December 1970 - July 1980
  • University of Health Sciences (UHS), August 1980 - June 2004
  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), July 2004 - 2014
  • Kansas City University (KCU), 2015 - present day.

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Browse the Special Collections and Archives Collections:

Early Osteopathic Literature

Notes from the Archives