University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston records

Conversations with the Past: "History of Malaria" by Richard Conklin, MD Conversations with the Past: "Dentistry" by Ernest Beerstecher, PhD Conversations with the Past: "Development of the Texas Medical Center" by Dr. William S... Conversations with the Past: "The Pioneering Spirit in American Medicine" by Dr. Virgin... Conversations with the Past: "Sir William Osler: On the Student, Teacher, Libraries, and Med...

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IC 007

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston records


  • 1943-2021 (Creation)


45.5 cubic feet (89 boxes)

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Administrative history

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is a public health science educational institution. It was created in 1972 by the University of Texas and comprises the UTHealth School of Dentistry (1905), UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics (1972), the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (1963, renamed 2017), the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern School of Medicine (1969, renamed 2015), UTHealth School of Public Health (1969), and the Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing (1972, renamed 2017). Its teaching hospitals include Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital. It also encompasses a long list of smaller centers and institutions that perform work specialized to different illnesses, disciplines, and areas of interest.

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Scope and content

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.

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Conditions governing access

No access restrictions. Open for research.

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Materials are in good condition.

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Copyright restrictions may apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

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Box-level inventory is available.

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Source is unknown. Assumed to be creator.

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Accruals are expected for this collection.

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  • Citation: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston records; IC 007; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.
  • Processing information: Inventory Revision (6/16/2017), Sandra Yates. Oversize materials rehoused into document boxes and consolidated with related items where possible. Duplicates of newsletters were removed, keeping only one copy. Oversize materials placed in two oversize boxes (OV 326, OV 327) and relocated to OV Section. Boxes have been renumbered where possible, but there are numbering gaps, which are indicated in the inventory below. -SEY
  • Processing information: In 2022 the South Central Academic Medical Libraries Consortium (SCAMeL) Speedy Startup funds facilitated the digitization of five videotapes from this collection. These were described and posted online in fall 2022. -Matt Richardson

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Archivist's note

Inventory prepared by Alethea Drexler, February 2, 2017.

Archivist's note

Revision by Sandra Yates, June 16, 2017.

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