Houston Alliance for the Mentally Ill/NAMI Houston records

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IC 083

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Houston Alliance for the Mentally Ill/NAMI Houston records


  • 1994-1999 (Creation)


0.25 cubic feet (1 box)

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Administrative history

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.

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Scope and content

The Houston Alliance for the Mentally Ill/NAMI Houston records contains Houston AMI newsletters, 1990-1999 (incomplete). The collection consists of 1 box equaling 0.25 cubic feet.

Subjects: Houston Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Mental health

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This collection is unrestricted.

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Materials are in good condition.

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Copyright restrictions may apply.

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  • English

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Immediate source of acquisition

Felicia Chung, TRIMS librarian, 2010.

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No accruals are expected for this collection.

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  • Citation: Houston Alliance for the Mentally Ill/NAMI Houston records; IC 083; 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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