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The Women’s Fund for Health, Education, and Research records contains Impressions, invitations, correspondence, H.E.R, and newsletters.
Women's Fund for Health, Education, and Research
The Women’s Fund for Health, Education, and Research records contains Impressions, invitations, correspondence, H.E.R, and newsletters.
Women's Fund for Health, Education, and Research
The Friends of the Texas Medical Center Library records contains the records of the Friends of the Texas Medical Center Library, including information about fundraising, business, and special events.
Subjects: HAM-TMC Library, Friends of the TMC Library.
Friends of the Texas Medical Center Library
The William B. Bates papers contains correspondence and photographs documenting his life and career as a lawyer. Of particular interest are the scrapbook of newspaper clippings dating back to the 1920s and photographs from World War I and Bates' childhood. The collection consists of 14 boxes, including two oversize boxes, and equals 9 cubic feet. The materials are in fair to good condition.
The Methodist Hospital records contains materials from the Methodist Hospital and the Bluebird Circle covering the years from the 1940s into the 1990s. The materials are generally in good condition. Materials include newsletters, news clippings, minutes, press releases, article drafts, scrapbooks, general historical information, photographs, sound recordings, and brochures. The Methodist Hospital History Project is included in this collection but was donated complete and has its own inventory.
Subjects: Methodist Hospital, hospitals.
Methodist Hospital (Houston, Tex.)
The Edward Trowbridge Wolf, MD, papers (MS003) is 3 cubic feet and consists of 7 document boxes with some materials also located in the communal oversize box. It contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, certificates, official documents, news clippings, telegrams, drawings, and books that detail the personal life, professional activities, medical related records and papers associated with the World War II experiences of Dr. Edward Trowbridge Wolf in the Pacific Theater, various stateside military posts and also the Houston Texas Medical Center. Wolf was the executor of estate for Mr. Isiah Leebove and as a result the legal and financial documents related to the Leebove estate are included here. The materials are in good condition; however there is some evidence of water damage probably caused by the flooding of the archives during tropical storm Allison in 2001. As a result, ink applied by pens often has been washed away or is illegible. Ink applied by typewriters is clearly legible in the documents. After the flood, the archivists took steps to preserve and restore the collection. The material is unrestricted with a few exceptions (for Patients Diagnosis) that are clearly marked in the detailed description and on the box and folders. The collection is 3 cubic feet (7 boxes) and in good condition.
Wolf, Edward Trowbridge
One scrapbook titled "This is Your Life", Volume III Medical Works, Book I. Inlcudes reprinted articles by John Roberts Phillips, MD and programs from professional events attended. Compiled by Rebecca Hall Phillips, RN. Scrapbook was digitized for preservation of the original laminated scrapbook. The orginal was discarded.
Phillips, Rebecca Hall
The Texas Medical Center records include TMC charter material, correspondence, committee minutes, interviews and transcripts, photographs and slides, budgetary information, newspapers and clippings, research material for books, surveys, materials related to TMC events and visitors, films and audiocassettes, brochures, architectural renderings, guidebooks and directories, and maps. The materials date from the 1900s to the present. The collection also includes the papers of Mary Schiflett who held leadership positions in the TMC from 1970-2009. The collection has been processed at box and folder level. The material is generally in good condition and consists of 39 cubic feet totaling 93 boxes.
Texas Medical Center
The A.M. Autrey, Jr., DDS, collection is made up of a dental cabinet, a print of Sir Luke Fildes’ painting The Healing Brotherhood, and an array of medical and dental implements dating from approximately the late 19th through the early 20th centuries. Most items are undated.
Autrey, A. M., Jr.
The University of Texas School of Allied Health Sciences contains catalogs, admission applications, newsletters, and brochures.
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. School of Allied Health Sciences
The Diagnostic Clinic of Houston records contains the newsletter, The Diagnosis from 1985 and 1986.
The Diagnostic Clinic of Houston was established in 1957 when the nine founding members joined together to form a group practice. This organization was conceived in an attempt to provide the patients with the highest quality health care. (Source: http://www.diagnosticclinic.com/professionals-clinic-history)
Subjects: clinic, general practice
Diagnostic Clinic of Houston
The Robert Welch Foundation records contains annual reports, Conferences on Chemical Research (books), and programs.
Subjects: biology, chemistry
Robert Welch Foundation
The Rabbi Samuel Karff papers contains papers and binders related to Rabbi Karff's work in the Sacred Vocation program at the UT Medical School McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics. More details about the materials will be documented after initial processing and rehousing. The collection includes newspaper and magazine clippings, reprints, handwritten notes, lecture and talk manuscripts, correspondence; interviews, questionnaires, curricula, and reprints.
The Donald J. Fernbach (1925-2013) collection contains Southwest Oncology Group meeting minutes, Pediatric Oncology meeting minutes and agendas, TMC smoke-free materials, general correspondence, Texas Children’s Hospital by-laws committee, Junior League outpatient department, Texas Children’s Hospital correspondence, Ronald McDonald House by-laws and correspondence, Clinical Pediatric Oncology 4th edition, contracts, acute leukemia studies, various medical papers, CPO 3rd edition, Seminar magazine, TMA honor certificate, medical student days, hematology/oncology services, donations, Baylor Cancer Center grant, Sickle Cell advisory committee, presentations, medical education, chemotherapy correspondence, continuing education, reprints, Texas Children’s Hospital committees, and other various material related to the work and research of Donald J. Fernbach.
Subjects: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.
Fernbach, Donald J.
The Memorial Hospital Photograph Collection contains 4039 photographic prints and negatives from 1903 to 1976 that chronicle the long history of the Memorial Hospital System (originally Baptist Sanitarium and Hospital). The photographs depict the staff, physicians, personnel, departments, nursing school students, faculty and Lillie Jolly (director), facilities and building construction of the Memorial Hospital System. The earliest dated photograph is the only nitrate negative (P-3387). It depicts Louisville Male High School graduating class of 1903, which includes Roger Jolly. It is in good condition. There is a separate series of about 31 photographs donated by Lela Smith Hickey that depict the nurses, nursing students, physicians, and facilities of Memorial Hospital in 1932, including the operating room supervisor “Birdie” Byrd. The entire collection equals 3.5 cubic feet and includes 7 boxes. Materials are in good condition.
Memorial Hospital System
The Walter J. Stork, MD papers (MS 009) is .5 cubic feet and consists of 1 document box. It contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, official documents, news clippings, that detail the personal life, professional activities, medical related records and papers associated with the experiences of Dr. Stork his work for Baylor College of Medicine and also his contributions to the Houston Texas Medical Center. 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.
Stork, Walter J.
In Their Shoes is a short film by Jamie O’Roark and the Mental Health Needs Council of Harris County describing mental illness and talking about mental health services in Harris County for adults and children. There are first hand accounts of various mental illnesses and physicians giving descriptions of illnesses including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depressive disorders. The film notes that mental illness is common and that stigma plays a role in keeping mental health needs unmet. The film gives various statistics on the number of people waiting for mental health services in Harris County as well as the number of people in jail or juvenile facilities who need mental health services. The film ends talking about the need to prioritize funding for mental health services in Texas.
"In Their Shoes" was produced in 1997 by The Mental Health Needs Council. Spencer Bayles MD provided psychiatric expertise for "In Their Shoes" and the other video on this channel, "Help Wanted."
The University of Texas School of Public Health records contains photo rosters, faculty memos, lecture announcements, course catalogs, newsletters, and other printed materials from 1970s-2008. Bulk dates, 1970-1987.
Subjects: UT, University of Texas, Public Health
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. School of Public Health
The Reginald Burbank, MD papers (MS218) is 2.5 cubic feet and consists of 5 documents boxes. Dr. Burbank’s papers include institutional publications, medical research, translations, books, pamphlets, correspondence, letters, newspaper clippings, typed manuscripts, typed manuscripts (drafts), and medical journals that document his research and career. Dr. Burbank had a vast collection of historical manuscripts and books related to the study and history of gout, rheumatism, and arthritis. He studied as well as helped to translate these texts to support his own research findings and to assist future researchers. Items relating to these endeavors are within the collection. The materials are in relatively good condition.
The William O. Russell, MD papers contains personal papers, professional papers, and financial documents related to the life and career of William O. Russell, such as correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, oil leases, farming leases, statistical reports and research. The collection documents Dr. Russell's education, post-graduate medical training, pathology practice, cancer pathology, ranch and ranching activities. The collection also contains records related specifically to the Russel Ranch, including families genealogy with historic and contemporary farm information. Geographic coverage within the collection includes Texas, California, Utah, Florida as well as his work at MD Anderson Cancer Center. The date range of the materials is 1939-1997. The collection chronicles Dr. Russell's many roles in society, including family man, rancher, medical professional, pathologist, member of medical study groups, and medical executive.
Subjects: Pathology, UT MD Anderson Cancer
Russell, William O.
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.
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
The John Kelsey collection contains war stamps, annual reports, meeting minutes, Kelsey-Seybold department reports, reviews, and clinic retirement plan, clinic reorganization, proposed changes in partnership agreement, American college of physicians roster, Foreword, Scott and White Memorial Hospital dedication, report to the board of trustees and members of the American Group Practice Association, papers on small bowel cancer, Gastroenterology, medical problems of the elderly, reprints on benign tumors, vascular insufficiency, a study of the aortic valve in hypertension, chlorpromazine jaundice, arterialization of the liver: a new concept of hepatic circulation, small bowel neoplasms, acute diseases of the liver, Prevent-O-Gram, preventive dentistry meeting, Pr module material, curriculum ,memos, journals, articles, and other printed materials related to the work and research of John Kelsey. Restrictions: Contains some copyrighted material. Permission required. The collection consists of 15 boxes totaling 7.5 cubic feet and oversize materials placed in MD18, OV066, and 1.17 containing various paper materials. Subjects: Gastroenterology/Internal Medicine.
The Robert Sobocinski collection includes an otoscope and a hematocytometer set with accompanying pipettes, lancet, tubing, frame and comparator glass, and original boxes and literature.
Restrictions: Copyright restrictions may apply.
Subjects: General Medicine, realia.
Texas Children's Hospital Historical Archives contains 10 cubic feet of processed material and 79 boxes of unprocessed material. The later is labeled as the TCH Historical Archives and arrived in the HRC in 2008.
Subjects: Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital
The Beta Beta Houston records contains correspondence, ephemera, photos, scrapbooks and some realia that document the history of the Beta Beta Houston Chapter #648 at Texas Women's University (TWU), Region 6 of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. The date range of the materials range is 1969-2011. The collection consists of 17 boxes equaling 17 cubic feet.
Texas Woman's University (TWU), College of Nursing began in the fall of 1954, received accreditation from the National League of Nursing in May 1958. Beta Beta Chapter was officially recognized as a chapter, by TWU, in October 1969. The inaugural inductions were held the spring of 1970. The mission of the organization is to support the learning knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide. The society vision is to create a global community of nurses who lead in using knowledge, scholarship, service and learning to improve the health of the world’s people. [Source: Beta Beta Houston, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. (2010). Retrieved from http://www.betabetahouston.org/ on November 5, 2011.]
Copyright restrictions may apply. Additional restrictions also apply, including the following: the archivist shall use discretion when open this material up for research. Some materials may be sensitive and may be restricted.
Subjects: Texas Woman's University, TWU School of Nursing, nursing, medical organization
Beta Beta Houston
The Robert K. Blair, MD papers contains 8 record books of daily appointments, Harris County Medical Society bulletins, moving papers and lease agreements, personal letters and correspondence spanning Robert Blair’s career in internal medicine.
Subjects: Internal Medicine.
Blair, Robert K.
The William Spencer, MD papers contains correspondence, financial records, grant records, building schematics, tour schedules, newspaper clippings, telegrams, financial records, academic publications, government testimony, congressional records, research, lectures, and legal records documenting the life of Dr. William Spencer.
William Spencer born on February 16, 1922 in Oklahoma City. He went to John Hopkins University for medical school and was first in his graduating class. Beginning in 1951 Dr. Spencer would lead staff at Baylor College of Medicine to address the polio epidemic. Consequently, ground-breaking research was conducted paving the way for the facility to become one of the most prominent rehabilitation facilities in the country. He would become founder of The Institute of Rehabilitation and Research, or TIRR, and the facility opened its doors on May 30, 1959. Today the hospital is officially part of the Memorial Hermann hospital system. Throughout his life Dr. Spencer would treat patients and conduct research regarding traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injuries, many of his patients being children or youth. Dr. Spencer in his twenty-eight years serving as TIRR’s president became known as the “Father of Modern Rehabilitation” as hospitals around the globe modeled their rehabilitation programs after TIRR (Wendler, 2009, p.16). The TIRR was a facility ahead of its time under Dr.Spencer’s leadership. After the development of personal computers, Dr.Spencer petitioned IBM to link the computers (now known as networking) at TIRR and Baylor College of Medicine.
In his nonmedical life, Dr. Spencer would tinker with a number of inventions or other projects. These engineering projects would lead him to develop the physiography, which ended up being an early version of its predecessor the EKG. Dr. Spencer was married twice, his first wife being Helen Spencer and his second wife being Jean Spencer, who had passed away before him in 2005.
Subjects: Pediatrics. The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research.
The Robert Hickey, MD papers contains various papers and reprints relating to Dr. Robert Hickey and his research on railroad medicine.
Subjects: Oncology. University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
This collection was donated by John S. Meyers, MD. from Houston, Texas. The collection consists or reprints of published articles from 1961-2010 by John S. Meyers, MD. Curriculum Vitae and Bibliography of Dr. Meyers are available in the control folder.
Meyer, John S.
The Joe R. Gandy, MD papers contain correspondance, programs, manuscripts, research, news releases, news clippings, and recording transcripts from his research into railroad medicine and his career as a surgeon
Gandy, Joe R.
Lee Clark’s personal papers, Series I, contain financial documents, family correspondence from relatives throughout Texas, lists of purchases including various cars, information on houses and repairs, ideas for his ranch and considerations about other land purchases.
Lee Clark received his M.D. from the Medical School of Virginia. He served as Chief Resident at the American Hospital in Paris, France and was a Fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Before coming to M.D. Anderson, Dr. Clark was Director of Surgical Research within the United States Air Force at Randolph Field, San Antonio, Texas. Drafts of Clark’s Surgical History of the Army Air Forces are located in Series II.
Dr. R. Lee Clark collected papers from many sources, envisioning the historical importance, not only of his personal papers, but of items related to University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, the Texas Medical Center, various University of Texas medical schools, and many national and international cancer organizations. A series of historical papers, in addition to folders labeled “Inactive”, “to 1956”, or “to 1959”, provide witness to the early growth of M.D. Anderson Hospital and Houston’s medical community. Dr. Clark also kept the minutes of many meetings of the University of Texas Board of Regents, as he was dependent on funding from the state to furnish resources necessary for M.D. Anderson Hospital. Newspaper clippings document Clark’s leadership at M.D. Anderson and the growth of cancer treatment and care, both within the state of Texas and throughout the world. He was Directing Medical Editor of the Medical Arts Publishing Foundation that published The Heart Bulletin, The Cancer Bulletin, The Psychiatric Bulletin, and Medical Record and Annals, as well as co-editor of The Book of Health and The Year Book of Cancer.
Dr. Clark held positions of authority in a number of national and international organizations. Correspondence and meeting minutes show that he was a dynamic force in the formation of several branches of the Union International Contre le Cancer, notably the Committee for International Collaborative Activities and the Association of American Cancer Institutes. UICC was a world-wide effort to more successfully track and treat the causes of cancer. The American Cancer Society also benefited from Clark’s vision and energy, as did the Cancer Committee of the American College of Surgeons. Meeting minutes from several committees document activities within those organizations. He served on the boards of directors of the Damon Runyon/Walter Winchell and Hogg Foundations. After retirement from M.D. Anderson, he served as a consultant for Robert Douglass Associates, assisting with site visits and forward planning for cancer hospitals.
Photographs of M.D. Anderson Hospital buildings, colleagues, and many organizational meetings are held in Series XIII, as well as in other parts of the collection.
Memorabilia and realia, as well as a series on professional travel, attest to the scope of Dr. Clark’s career.
Clark, Randolph Lee, 1906-1994
Scope & Content: James E. Barkley is a retired pharmacist and pharmaceutical salesman who worked for the Wellcome company. In the course of his career, Mr. Barkley collected numerous antique bottles of medicine. The collection contains bottles with medicine dating from the late 1800s.
Most of the bottles contain pills, but some bottles contain liquids. Bottles of liquid are stored in archival-quality plastic bags.
Restrictions: This material is unrestricted although some copyright restrictions may apply.
Subjects: Pharmaceuticals, medicine, Wellcome
Barkley, James E.
The William Kellar interview collection consists of interview transcripts related to his research on the History of the Texas Medical Center. Interviews were conducted by Louis Marchiafava, PhD, N. Don Macon, and William Kellar. They were a product of various projects in the Texas Medical Center: Hermann Eye Center Historical Project, Texas Medical Center Oral History Project, Oral History of MD Anderson Foundation, Elliott Manuscript Project. The collection consists of 2 boxes equaling 1 cubic foot. Materials are in good condition.
Kellar, William Henry
The Harris County Psychiatric Center records contains a total of 2 boxes that consist of newsletters for the Harris County Psychiatric Center. 1989 – 2003. Total of 10 boxes that consist of faculty reprints, correspondence, newsletters, scrapbooks, annual reports, and administrative records that document the history, operations, and development of the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston (UTHSCH), Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences (UT Psych), Mental Health Institute (MSI), Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC), Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation (TDMHMR). 1950 – 2005. Newsletters include: Progress 1989-1994, Progress 1995, News January through September 1989.
Harris County Psychiatric Center
The Texas Nurses' Association District 9 collection includes financial records and receipts, meeting minutes, planning material for conferences and workshops, newsletters, correspondence, reports, surveys, and historical material from the early years of the Texas Nurses' Association.
Texas Nurses Association District 9
The San Jacinto Lung Association records include correspondence, legal documents, budgets, tuberculosis statistics, committee reports and minutes, printed materials, scrapbooks, articles, christmas seals, and photographs that document the history, community services, staff and administration of the San Jacinto Lung Association. Most notably, the collection highlights the organization’s public health programs to prevent and control tuberculosis as well as its Christmas Seal fundraising campaigns.
The materials are arranged in three series: Organization Records (1911-1993), Photographs (1895-1969), and Scrapbooks (1924-1974). The collection equals 13 cubic feet (12 document and oversize boxes).The materials are in fair condition. Some items were damaged or lost during the flood caused by Tropical Storm Allison in 2001.
San Jacinto Lung Association
Files of professional activities to the TMC Library. Self-published a book with excerpts of various presentations from career. And also a personal family memoir. Photographs, annual reports, material related to his deanship at the UTHSCH, speeches, correspondence, ephemera, and mementos.
Buja, Louis Maximilian
Parte deMylie E. Durham, Jr., MD papers
This tape is an interview with Doctor Durham. He discusses his opinion on women issues, military history, and his early surgical career within the cassette. He discusses his record in the military, his medical practices during WWII, and the surgeries he performed during being enlisted.
Parte deMylie E. Durham, Jr., MD papers
This tape is an interview with Doctor Durham. Within this tape he discusses, the motivation that attracted him to medicine, childhood sickness, and political parties that influences the medical world.
Marvin Rape and Roy "Spike" Davis on the rooftop of Jefferson Davis Hospital, overlooking the neighborhood. The photograph was taken from an adjacent rooftop at Jefferson Davis Hospital.
Man identified as "Tom - X-ray technician", seated on the ledge of the rooftop of Jefferson Davis Hospital. Buffalo Drive, San Felipe Courts, and downtown Houston are visible in the background.
The Visiting public health nursing uniforms collection contains visiting public health nursing uniforms used in the 1960s. The uniforms are one piece dresses with sleeves and skirts above the knee made from polyester-cotton. Each has a matching beret. One uniform is dark blue and one is light blue. Both uniforms are in good condition, although the light blue uniform has sweat stains under the armpits. Both uniforms were donated by Adrian Melissinos, RN, PhD, a Houston resident.
The uniforms are one piece dresses with sleeves and skirts above the knee made from polyester-cotton. Each has a matching beret. One uniform is dark blue and one is light blue. Both uniforms are in good condition, although the light blue uniform has sweat stains under the armpits.
Subjects: Visting public health nursing
John P. McGovern Historical Collections & Research Center
Texas Medical Association 116th Annual Conference Video Collection contains video cassettes documenting the House of Delegate elections and panels of the 116th Annual Conference of the Texas Medical Association, which occurred in Houston in May 1983.
Items found with other audiovisual materials in the archive. Many of these materials circulated through the audiovisual department. The collection appears complete and unique, and it offers documentation of the event. The content was produced by the communication department of UT Health Science Center Houston.
Subjects: Texas Medical Association
Texas Medical Association
The Thomas R. Cole, PhD papers consists of scholarly projects and history of the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics in the University of Texas' McGovern Medical School. The Thomas R. Cole, MD papers include articles, journals, monographs, correspondence, notes, transcripts, books, syllabi, DVDs/CDs, Betacam tapes, cassettes, realia, and research primarily chronicling Dr. Cole’s professional career.
The collection contains materials documenting Dr. Cole’s research in gerontology. Dr. Cole’s articles and drafts of these articles are found within the papers and include reviews of his publications. Some of the books Dr. Cole published are also in the collection. There is a significant amount of correspondence between Dr. Cole and his colleagues, publishers, and contributors. The AV materials and digital media are products of Dr. Cole’s numerous lectures, university courses, talks, and publications. The subject scope of the collection includes: Gerontology, Aging, Social gerontology, Science and the humanities, Humanities, Civil Rights, and Medical ethics.
Cole, Thomas R.
The Donna R. Copeland, PhD papers contains 7" reel audio tapes, audiocassettes, brochures, manuscripts, and conference information that document Dr. Copeland's career in pediatrics. Collection consists of 6 boxes equaling 3 cubic feet. Materials are in good condition.
Copeland, Donna R.
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston records consists of about 89 boxes and contains financial documents, printed material, reports, VHS tapes, correspondence, meeting minutes, issues of Monday Morning and The Leader, presentation, t-shirts, NRC Newsletter and Bevo Bulletin that document the history of University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
The Thomas Matney papers, MS 146, includes materials from 1926 through 2011 relating to Dr. Matney’s research in genetics, Dr. Matney’s teaching materials, and his research as a community activist into the support and well being of at-risk children. Dr. Matney was the first associate dean of the newly formed UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences as well as a professor of genetics and environmental science and a student advisor. Professor Matney made important contributions to scientific understanding of cancer-causing agents and the genetic mechanisms that underlie the development of cancer.
This collection contains eleven series: I. Personal Papers; II. Administrative Papers III. Business Correspondence; IV. Publications; V. Research; VI. School and Community Research Projects; VII. Teaching Materials; VIII. Student Files; IX. Travel; X. Realia and Ephemera; and XI. Audiovisual Materials. This collection contains much of the research conducted by Dr. Matney as well as his teaching materials. One of the highlights of this collection is the research proposals and papers from Dr. Matney's time with the Atomic Energy Commission along with a letter from Dr. Schull of the RERF to Dr. Matney when he was ill. Another highlight of the collection is the Temperature Gradient Plate, a device invented by Dr. Matney.
The materials in this collection are in good condition with some minor tears and brittle paper. Mrs. Nancy Matney donated Dr. Matney’s collection of personal and business correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, pamphlets, diplomas, awards, artwork, a scrapbook, yearbooks, journal articles, abstracts, contracts, applications, research notes and notebooks, lecture notes, audiovisual material, ephemera, and realia to the John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center in January 2011. The collection is 10.5 cubic feet (thirteen boxes) and is collection 146.
University of Texas Medical School records primarily consists of newsletters like Scoop, IATRO year books, annual reports, directories for consultation referrals, and other types of ephemera. The collection roughly dates from 1979 to 2011. The collection is in good condition and consists of 12 cubic feet (29 boxes).
University of Texas. School of Medicine
The Maurice J. Meynier, MD papers contains information about Dr. Meynier childhood, education and participation in World War II. Material includes correspondence, reprints, some handwritten manuscripts, certificates and diplomas, newspaper and magazine articles, brochures, glass slides, photographs and photographic slides. Copies of his patents The primary bulk of the collection deals with his professional career as a physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology; his membership and positions in several medical organizations; his publications; and his work in public health, healthcare facilities in Houston, Texas and opposition to abortion.
Meynier, Maurice J., Jr.
The Dorothea Kassell, RN papers contains newsletters, committee reports, memos, annual reports, business meeting minutes relating to the Houston Area Association of Occupational Health Nurses and Houston Area Association of Industrial Nurses, print campaigns, reprints, and other printed materials which document the career and experience of Dorothea Kassel’s career as an occupational health nurse. The collection consists of 3 boxes equaling 2 cubic feet.
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
The Ronald McDonald House, Houston records contains correspondence, invitations, benefits, Herald Oncology Services of Texas, Inc., friends of the Ronald McDonald House, and love notes.
Subjects: Support Services
Ronald McDonald House, Houston
Postgraduate Medical Assembly of South Texas records consists of about 27 boxes and contains correspondence, financial records, issues of Medical Records and Annals, printed material, meeting minutes, memberships, Medical Assembly of South Texas, ink stamps, and registration logs that document the history of the Postgraduate Medical Assembly of South Texas.
Postgraduate Medical Assembly of South Texas
The vast majority of the Houston Area Parkinson Society records consists of “HAPS Happenings” Newsletters; issues from 1977 to 2018 are included. Also contained in the first folder is a letter regarding membership by President Robert K. Fowler (1988) and a notice of movement of offices (undated).
Houston Area Parkinson Society
The Sigma Xi collection comprises correspondence, newsletters, booklets, reports, manuals, directories, annual reports, meeting notes, bylaws, agendas, mailing list, applications for grants, science fair, awards, and other papers and printed materials from or related to Sigma Xi. (boxes 9 and 10 have some water damaged material)
Subjects: Medical Organization.
Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of North America
The John P. McGovern Museum Health and Medical Sciences collection is an artificial collection of ephemera from the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science. The ephemera includes a publication called "Headlines," and other printed material. The material was acquired by the McGovern Historical Collections staff. The material covers the years 1998 to 2007. The collection consists of 0.5 cubic feet (1 box).
Subjects: John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science.
John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Sciences
The Murray M. Copeland papers contains reprints, illustrations, interview by Don Macon transcription, Roswell Park Memorial Institute memorial display, biographical information, publications, and Johns Hopkins background. Collection consists of 2 boxes totaling 1 cubic feet of reprints and other printed materials.
Copeland, Murray M.
The Claude C. Cody, III, MD papers consists of biographical material, reprints, articles, sketches, contribution proposals, a brass plaque, case reports, photographs and slides, hearing aid manuals, microscope slides, and a wax ear moulage spanning the life and career of Claude Carr Cody, III, as an ear, nose, and throat specialist. The collection totals 5 boxes and equals 4 cubic feet. Materials are in poor condition.
Cody, Claude C. III
The Sidney Schnur, MD papers contains awards, correspondence, committee and expenditure reports, executive committee minutes, surveys, courses, meetings, personnel files, meeting agendas, and admittance lists related to the career of Sidney Schnur in the field cardiovascular medicine.
The Richard Wainerdi's Texas Medical Center Memorabilia Collection consists of realia (three-dimensional objects) presented to Richard Wainerdi during his tenure as president of the Texas Medical Center, a position he held from 1984 to December 2012. The realia includes numerous scrolls, fabrics, desktop items such as paper weights. pen sets, commemorative plaques, ceramic, toy-like models and other objects. The realia comes from Houston-area institutions and businesses as well as numerous international organizations. The collection was donated to the TMC Library by TMC Inc. office of the president in September 2013.
Wainerdi, Richard E.
Watauru W. Sutow, MD papers, MS 035, primarily cover the professional life of Dr. Sutow. The collection contains correspondence and memorandum, committee minutes and reports, drafts, manuscripts, and published professional papers; journal article reprints, personal correspondence and memorabilia; and a collection of slides and audio cassette tapes. The collection is in good condition. The papers span the years 1929-1996 with the bulk of material ranging from 1948 to 1981. The collection consists of 43 cubic feet (86 boxes, including 1 oversize box).
Sutow, Wataru W.
The Herman Walter Johnson, MD papers (MS001) is .25 cubic feet and consists of 1 box and oversized materials. It contains Dr. Johnson's autobiography (Reminiscences of a Male Midwife), United States Army appointment, news articles, certificates, and medical licenses that document the life, career, and military service of Dr. Herman Johnson. The records pertain to the geographic areas of Buffalo, New York and Houston, Texas. The materials are in good condition.
Johnson, Herman Walter