The Sidney Schnur, MD papers document his work as a cardiologist and clinical professor at Baylor College of Medicine. The papers include materials related to St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital, and a variety of professional organizations. Foremost among these are a number of records relating to the Harris County Medical Society around the time of his presidency in 1972. There are also records from his involvement in the American Heart Association, Houston Heart Association, and other groups.
The collection contains committee and expenditure reports, committee agendas and meeting minutes, other committee documents, publications, and correspondence. There are also surveys, course documents, personnel files, admittance lists, and awards.
While the collection contains some materials dating as far back as 1939, the bulk of the materials date from 1965-1976.