Houston (Tex.)

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Houston (Tex.)

  • UF Houston, Texas

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7 Authority record results for Houston (Tex.)

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Houston Area Parkinson Society

  • Corporate body
  • 1974-

Founded in 1974, HAPS is a nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of life of Parkinson’s patients through education, advocacy, and services. The Society was mostly run by volunteer until 1994, when it was able to hire its first full-time executive director. It now offers free therapeutic and support groups, care subsidies, transportation, and emergency financial assistance, and serves eight counties around the Houston metropolitan area.

South Main Center Association

  • Corporate body
  • 1976-

The South Main Center Association was a non-profit organization founded in Houston, TX in 1976 as a result of a study funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. The organization was renamed the “South Main Alliance” in 2005.

The South Main Alliance is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the South Main Street area of Houston, which encompasses the Texas Medical Center, the Houston Museum District, Rice University, Houston Community College Central Campus, the University of St. Thomas, Hermann Park, Reliant Park, the Houston Zoo, Miller Outdoor Theatre, the Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The institution offers HEART (Health, Education, Art, Recreation and Technology) services.

Houston Alliance for the Mentally Ill/NAMI Houston

  • Corporate body
  • 1988-

Education and advocacy group Harris County Alliance for the Mentally Ill was established in 1988 and operated later as NAMI Metropolitan Houston. It acquired full National Alliance on Mental Illness affiliate status in 2005. It is split into subchapters within the region. NAMI Metropolitan Houston and NAMI West Houston merged on January 1, 2013, to form NAMI Greater Houston.

Friends of the Texas Medical Center Library

  • Corporate body
  • 1960-

The Friends were incorporated in 1960 to “assist in the development, improvement, and expansion of facilities, services, and functions of the Texas Medical Center Library, and to support its administration. It shall be the purpose of the organization to secure gifts and bequests and provide funds for books, journals, rare books and manuscripts, and whenever possible for library equipment, lectureships, and scholarships, and for any other purpose which would be beneficial to the” Library. The collection was donated by James Greenwood III, who is apparently the son of James Greenwood, Jr., MD, who has a small collection in the TMC Library archives.

Women's Fund for Health, Education, and Research

  • http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2005046538
  • Corporate body
  • 1979-

The Women’s Fund was founded in 1979 by Jacqueline and Wayne Goettsche to support research in women’s health and promote education to women and girls in underserved populations. In addition to hosting fundraising events, the Fund supplies research grants and publishes A Primer On Women’s Health, which is circulated free of charge in both English and Spanish.
University of Houston Library archives collection 2000-002 has Women’s Fund materials 1979-1997.