Invitation, Map, and Program. Invitation reads, "The Board of Regents of the University of Texas and The Director and Staff of the M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research request the honor of your presence at the Breaking of the Ground for the New Hospital Building at The Texas Medical Center Houston, Texas Wednesday, December twenty, four o'clock." Program includes "The Star Spangled Banner;" Invocation by Rev. Charles L. King, D.D.; Greeting by Dr. Randolph Lee Clark, Jr.; Introduction of Official Guests; Address by Judge James Pinckney Hart; Tribute to the Memory of the Late E. W. Bertner, M.D.; Breaking of the Ground; "The Eyes of Texas;" and Benediction by Rev. John J. Roach.
Remarks of Dudley K. Woodward, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Regents of the Unviersity of Texas on the occasion of Breaking Ground for the M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research Houston, Texas. Included is a remembrance of E. W. Bertner noting, "Throughout time as The Texas Medical Center grows and the University of Texas in this Center grows with it, the name of Ernest [sic] William Bertner will be upon the lips and in the hearts of all those who appraise at their true worth vision, determination and courage beyond belief."