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    Hot Springs

    National Park Arkansas

Research Library

library

The park Research Library contains hundreds of reports, books, reference files, papers, and periodicals on subjects related to the park and its resources. Although the non-lending library is primarily maintained as a research tool for park staff, visiting researchers are allowed to use the facility by appointment.

Did You Know?

Black and white photo of the Government Free Bathhouse with a ranger walking on the sidewalk in front.

The Public Health Service operated a venereal disease clinic in the Government Free Bathhouse (1922-1948) in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. It was one of the first facilities in the United States to use penicillin. In 1948, the clinic transferred to the nearby Camp Garraday Transient Camp.