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Fred Wittich, MD diploma collection

  • MS 195
  • Collection
  • 1913-1975

This collection consists of one oversize box containing Dr. Wittich’s diplomas and awards. Fredrick William Wittich, MD, (1885-1965) was the first president of the World Allergy Organization, which was first incorporated in the United State in August 1954.

This collection consists of various sizes of diplomas, awards and one photograph, all of which are in good condition. At least two of the diplomas appear to be excellent examples of the calligraphers art and some of the lettering rivals the work of illuminated manuscripts. The box measures 20.5 inches wide, 24.5 inches long, and 1.75 inches deep.

Subjects: Fred Wittich, allergy, medical diplomas

Wittich, Fred

John P. McGovern, MD papers

  • MS 115
  • Collection
  • 1901-2002

The papers of John P. McGovern document his medical career, the creation of the McGovern Allergy Clinic, his editorial and writing leadership, and his founding assistance and support for the American Osler Society. Dr. McGovern was energetic in leading many medical associations, promoting humanism in medicine.

Subjects: Allergy, philanthropy

McGovern, John P.

Texas Medical Center-Women's History Project

  • MS 171
  • Collection
  • 2013-2016

The Texas Medical Center-Women's History Project contains audio interviews and print transcriptions of the interviews with women who made contributions to the biomedical and health care fields at the Texas Medical Center. Support organizations at the nursing and medical schools of UTHealth, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, began the project in 2013 with five interviews.

The Texas Medical Center Women’s History Project documents the lives of women who made contributions to the biomedical and health care fields at the Texas Medical Center. The first five interviewees are: Dorothy Otto, MSN, EdD, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing; Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School; Lu Ann Aday, PhD, The University of Texas School Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health; Anna Steinberger, PhD, UTHealth Medical School; Julane Hotchkiss Knobil, PhD, UTHealth Medical School. Sponsors of the first five interviews were the Faculty Wives and Women Faculty of the UTHealth Medical School, PARTNERS at the UTHealth School of Nursing and The TMC Library. Additional biographical material about women at the Texas Medical Center, such as curriculum vitae and historical documents, is icluded.

Additional biographical material about women at the Texas Medical Center, such as curriculum vitae and historical documents, is included. The formats include audio files and transcripts. This collection is 0.5 cubic feet (1 box).

Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library

Bernard G. Efron MD papers

  • MS 191
  • Collection
  • 1937-1947

This collection consists of a ledge documenting what appears to be allergy-related experiments from the 1940s, along with some notes. This collection was donated by Berne Black, the daughter of Bernard G. Efron. Dr. Efron was the first president of the American College of Allergists. He practiced in New Orleans.

Although the collection is not in good shape, it does contain valuable information for anyone interested in the study or history of allergies and allergy research.

Subjects: American College of Allergists, allergies, allergy, New Orleans

Efron, Bernard G.

Kenneth L. Burdon, MD papers

  • MS 008
  • Collection
  • 1922-1969

The Kenneth L. Burdon, MD papers (MS 008) is .5 cubic feet and consists of 1 document box. It contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, official documents, news clippings, and photographs that detail the personal life, professional activities, medical related records and papers associated with the experiences of Dr. Burdon his work for Baylor College of Medicine, especially with regard to the Department of Microbiology. The materials are in good condition. Ink applied by typewriters is clearly legible in the documents. The records pertain to the geographic areas of Houston, Texas. The material is unrestricted.

Burdon, Kenneth Livingston