Doctors' Club records

Zone d'identification


IC 031

Niveau de description



Doctors' Club records


  • 1954-2005 (Production)

Importance matérielle

8 cubic feet (4 boxes including 2 oversized boxes and 14 artifacts)

Nom du producteur


Notice biographique

The Doctors' Club began in 1954 as a social club for doctors and dentists and their families at The Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. The Doctor's Club also hosted medical lectures and various medical groups. The Doctor's Club closed in 2005.

Zone du contenu et de la structure

Portée et contenu

The Doctor's Club records (IC 031) is 8 cubic feet and consists of 2 documents boxes and 2 oversize boxes and 14 artifacts. It contains a club profile, brochures, correspondence, programs and newsletters (Memos) from the years 1954 to 2002. In addition, the collection includes several past presidents' and club members' photographs, a photograph scrapboook and several scuptures by Robert Portus, a metal fabricator and artist from Grants Pass, OR (ObitTree. Found at [Accessed May 3, 2018]). The materials are in good condition. One sculpture has minor damage.

Mode de classement

Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Conditions d’accès

Unrestricted. Material is open for research.

Accès physique

Accès technique

Conditions de reproduction

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the repository, McGovern Historical Center.

Langue des documents

  • anglais

Écriture des documents

  • latin

Notes de langue et graphie

Instruments de recherche

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Éléments d'acquisition et d'évaluation

Historique de la conservation

Source immédiate d'acquisition

The Doctor's Club began donating its papers in 1984 and continued donating materials through its closure in 2005.

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation


No accruals are expected for this collection.

Sources complémentaires

Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

Sources complémentaires

MS 036 John Roberts Phillips, MD and Rebecca Jane Hall Phillips, RN papers

MS 098 John T. Armstrong, MD papers

MS 103 Don W. Chapman, MD papers

MS 055 Claude Cody III, MD papers

MS 082 Elwin L. Sheton Jr., MD papers

Élément de notes

Notes spécialisées

  • Citation: The Doctor's Club records; IC 031; 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.
  • Information en traitement: The collection was arranged in four groups, primarily according to type of materials: Newsletters, Organizaitonal records, Oversize Materials, and Sculptures by Robert Portus. Oversize materials were housed in appropriate sized boxes. Oversize box numbers were assigned and placed in Oversize Section. Portraits of past Doctor's Club presidents were removed from frames and placed in an oversize box. Sculputres by Robert Portus were wrapped in Tyvek, placed in boxes, and inventoried into the Garments Artifacts and Framed (GAF) Section.

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Zone du contrôle de la description

Règles ou conventions

Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)

Sources utilisées

Note de l'archiviste

Finding aid prepared by Chris Pallenik, 2018


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