St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital records

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IC 021

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St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital records


  • 1959-2011 (Creation)


8 cubic feet (19 boxes)

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Administrative history

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital opened in 1945 as a private general hospital. It became affiliated with Texas Heart Institute in 1962 and Baylor College of Medicine in 2004. Catholic Health Initiatives acquired it in 2013 and the official name is CHI St. Luke's Health System.

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Scope and content

St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, now known as Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center in CHI St. Luke’s Health Center was established in 1962 by Denton A Cooley. The materials are generally in good condition. The collection contains newsletters, directories and rosters, bylaws, brochures, and 6mm films.

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No restrictions on access.

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Copyright restrictions may apply.

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  • English

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Inventory updated 2017.

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Correspondence indicates that some material was donated by the Texas Children's Hospital Auxiliary and some was solicited from the Hospital directly, 1980s.

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Accruals are expected for this collection.

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  • Citation: St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital records; IC 021; 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.

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