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Robert Guynn MD papers

  • MS 125
  • Collection
  • 1978-1992

The Robert Guynn MD papers contains Psychiatric Clinics 1978-1986, Psychiatric Clinics 1987-1992, Psychiatric education for graduate and post graduate students, Binder titled Placebo, Epidemiology of AIDS, named scholarships and fellowships of Johns Hopkins University. Harris County Psychiatry Center medical staff bylaws, clinical procedures manual, and other binders, prints, and papers related to the work and research of Dr. Robert Guynn. Collection consists of 15 boxes totaling 15 cubic feet of various books, papers, binders, and other material of Dr. Robert Guynn.

Subjects: Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Guynn, Robert

Ruth SoRelle papers

  • MS 226
  • Collection
  • 1950s-2019

Ruth SoRelle was born in Port Arthur on October 9, 1948. She is known for her work in medical and science writing in Houston. The bulk of the papers cover the decades from 1980 to 2015. She worked at the Houston Chronicle where she covered the AIDS/HIV epidemic in Houston. She also worked at Baylor College of Medicine where her last position before retirement was as chief science editor in the Office of Vice President of Public Affairs. She retired December 31, 2015, although she continues to write. The collection includes photos, plaques, framed objects, clipping books, clipping files, reference and topic files, childhood writings, science and medical articles, reporter notebooks, and clippings from SoRelle's budding career as a journalist at the University of Texas. One notable area of interest are the articles related to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Houston. These article document the early evidence of the disease in Houston. The collection is in good condition, although some of the news clips are showing signs of degradation from the acid in the newspaper. There are 13 boxes (13 cubic feet).

SoRelle, Danielle Ruth Doyle

City of Houston Department of Public Health and Planning records

  • IC 029
  • Collection
  • 1982-2006

The City of Houston Department of Public Health and Planning collection contains annual reports, Houston health objectives, Wards data book, AIDS 1991, epidemiology notes, HealthScape, vital statistics, AIDS surveillance report, Health of Houston, and other papers and printed materials.

Subjects: public health, HIV/AIDS

City of Houston Department of Public Health and Planning

HIV/AIDS Houston collection

  • IC 072
  • Collection
  • 1951-1995

The HIV/AIDS Houston collection consists of 6 boxes that contain newspaper clippings, reprinted articles, correspondence, speeches, guidelines, printed material, and newletters that document the early research of AIDS and the impact of AIDS in the Houston area. The collection has several issues of HIV Treatment and RITA! (Research Initiative, Treatment Action) ranging from 2001-2007. The collection encompasses 1951 – 1995 with earlier materials related to studies on the spread of diseases, such as encephalomyelitis in mice. The collection is in fair condition with some water damage.

John P. McGovern Historical Collections & Research Center

"AIDS: Protect Yourself!"

This ¾” U-Matic tape contains a program titled “AIDS: Protect Yourself!” from 1987. A project of the Harris County Medical Society and Houston Academy of Medicine, the educational program attempts to answer questions about AIDS and preventing its spread. The runtime is 16:03.
“Special Thanks to: Baylor College of Medicine; Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center; Harris County Department of Education; Houston Community College; Instant Video Replay; Jefferson Davis Hospital; Ragin’ Cajun Restaurant; Region IV Education Service Center; Spring Branch Independent School District; Westchester Education Center; World Kook Sul Karate Association (Houston Branch).”
“Writer/Producer: Jay Olivier; Production Supervisor: Bob L. Gaspard; Production Coordinators: Wendy Olivier, Bob L. Gaspard, Jere Castillo; Susan Huff; Camera: Bob L. Gaspard, Jere Castillo, Jaroslav Vodenahl; Additional Video Provided by: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, UT-TV, National Cancer Institute, KRPC-TV, Science Videos; Post Production Facility: The Editing Company, Houston; Art Work: Chartworks; Best Boy: Adam Cone. A Public Service Project of Harris County Medical Society and Houston Academy of Medicine, An Olivier Video Production, copyright Harris County Medical Society, 1987.”
Credits also list song credits and cast.
(0:01) Introduction featuring the song “Sign O’ the Times” by Prince
(1:06) Hosts Pip Newson and Jeff Bennett introduce the topic by posting questions about AIDS.
(1:40) Music resumes accompanying a montage of headlines about AIDS and images of people.
(2:19) In a shot of a school classroom, a young Attica Locke is briefly on camera.
(2:24) Accompanied by graphics and reenactments, the speakers explain AIDS—Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome—and how it works.
(4:57) The program stresses prevention and discusses how AIDS is spread. It also addresses rumors or misunderstandings regarding the potential spread of AIDS. A montage of activities that do not spread AIDS is set to Herbie Hancock’s song “Rockit.”
(8:08) The program talks about ways of protecting yourself, emphasizing saying “no” to drug use and casual sexual intercourse.
(9:55) The program discusses the spread of the AIDS epidemic worldwide.
(12:28) Child Psychiatrist Eileen Starbranch, MD interview. Dr. Starbranch discusses fear of AIDS and sexuality.
(13:16) Sam A. Nixon, MD interview. Dr. Nixon discusses AIDS prevention.
(13:49) The narration suggests talking to a doctor, parent, trusted teacher, or school nurse. It also suggests reaching out to a local medical society or the National AIDS Hotline.
(14:49) The program reviews the information presented with text graphics accompanied by Cyndi Lauper’s song “Boy Blue.”
(14:52) The hosts conclude the program: “AIDS is a dangerous and deadly disease. So be smart.” A school classroom answers: “Protect Yourself!”

Harris County Medical Society (Tex.)

Joyce E. Yost, PhD papers

  • MS 208
  • Collection
  • 1983-1997

The Joyce E. Yost, PhD papers consist of 7 boxes and contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, printed material, speeches, magazines, newsletters, manuals, books, studies, reports, reprints, prophylactic material, financial documents, and meeting minutes and materials that document Yost’s doctoral dissertation research. Materials are mostly in good condition with some water damage. Collection includes information related to the Montrose Clinic and AIDS Foundation Houston (AFH), and other AIDS organizations, activist groups and programs

Yost, Joyce E.

AIDS Practice Manual

  • MS 138
  • Collection
  • 1991

This a publication titled "AIDS Practice Manual: A Legal and Educational Guide"; third edition, published in 1991 by the National Lawyers Guild AIDS Network in conjunction with AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania, Gay Men's Health Crisis, and Whitman-Walker Clinic. This publication covers core materials, personal and financial matters, discrimination, criminal justice, child welfare and custody, federal policies, and other topics. The publication is bound in a hard-back binder and is in excellent condition. Collection equals 0.5 cubic feet (1 box).

Subjects: HIV/AIDS, National Lawyers Guild AIDS Network

John P. McGovern Historical Collections & Research Center