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Texas Medical Center records

  • IC 002
  • Collection
  • 1907-2019

The Texas Medical Center records include TMC charter material, correspondence, committee minutes, interviews and transcripts, photographs and slides, budgetary information, newspapers and clippings, research material for books, surveys, materials related to TMC events and visitors, films and audiocassettes, brochures, architectural renderings, guidebooks and directories, and maps. The materials date from the 1900s to the present. The collection also includes the papers of Mary Schiflett who held leadership positions in the TMC from 1970-2009. The collection has been processed at box and folder level. The material is generally in good condition and consists of 39 cubic feet totaling 93 boxes.

Texas Medical Center

South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association records

  • IC 036
  • Collection
  • 1966-2018

The South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association records (SCC/MLA) contain organizational history, photographs, bylaws, reports, policies, annual meeting records, executive board records, meeting minutes, committee documents, local arrangements materials, membership directories, procedure manuals, newsletters, oral histories, and digital media. The collection documents the activities, people, membership, leaders, and committee work of the SCC/MLA, a professional organization of medical librarians and libraries. Materials also include records related to the Hospital Library Interest Section, Texas Council of Health Libraries, and South Central Academic Medical Libraries (SCAMeL) Consortium. The collection consists of 39 boxes and equals 20 cubic feet with more materials added annually. Materials are in good condition.

Medical Library Association. South Central Regional Group

Houston Area Parkinson Society records

  • IC 050
  • Collection
  • 1977-2018

The vast majority of the Houston Area Parkinson Society records consists of “HAPS Happenings” Newsletters; issues from 1977 to 2018 are included. Also contained in the first folder is a letter regarding membership by President Robert K. Fowler (1988) and a notice of movement of offices (undated).

Houston Area Parkinson Society

Friends of the Texas Medical Center Library records

  • IC 090
  • Collection
  • 1960-2017

The Friends of the Texas Medical Center Library records contains the records of the Friends of the Texas Medical Center Library, including information about fundraising, business, and special events.

Subjects: HAM-TMC Library, Friends of the TMC Library.

Friends of the Texas Medical Center Library

ABAA KAKEN records [RESTRICTED]

  • IC 102
  • Collection
  • 1945-2016

The ABAA KAKEN records is a restricted collection. It contains digital materials on an external hard and some paper material. Consultation with an archivist is required to access this collection.

ABAA KAKEN

Addendum 2017: Treasurer Files of Dawn Field, Bylaws Committee Files, and other official documents

This series primarily contains Treasurer Files and Bylaws Committee Files along with other official documents. The Treasurer Files include financial records, registration forms and payments, expenses reports, budgets, bank statements, tax records, and conference records created in the fulfilling the duties of the office of Treasurer for SCC/MLA. The series also includes accounts for 2012 SCC/MLS conference in Lubbock, TX, which were kept in two binders. Original order was maintained, and the files have a chronological order. A flash drive was also included with content related to 2011 Baton Rouge meeting. Flash drive housed in Digital Media (DM) section and inventoried with other digital materials. The Dawn Field treasurer files range in two periods of time 2012, 2014-2016. The Bylaws Committee Files include correspondence, procedure manual documents, member lists, bylaws, reports, committee goals and objectives, website printouts, and meeting minutes. Other official documents include minutes, Executive Board files, and business meeting documents.

Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library records

  • IC 001
  • Collection
  • 1915-2016

Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library records consist of about 135 boxes and contains photographs, scrapbooks, VHS tapes, reports, printed material, financial documents, correspondence, architectural drawings, and surveys that document the history of HAM-TMC Library. [Subjects: HAM-TMC Library]

Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library

Addendum 2018: Kathy Kerdolff Files, MLA Oral History Committee Interviews, and other documents

This series primarily contains the files of Kathy Kerdolff documenting her leadership and committee work for SCC/MLA and MLA Oral History Committee Interviews. Kathy Kerdolff Files include annual meeting documents, website, reports, minutes, procedure manuals, fundraising documents, and financial records. The series also contains interview transcripts conducted for the Medical Library Association Oral History Committee. Other materials included are meeting brochures, reports, meeting minutes, manuals, directories, and official documents.

Texas Nurses Association District 9 records

  • IC 101
  • Collection
  • 1917-2014

The Texas Nurses' Association District 9 collection includes financial records and receipts, meeting minutes, planning material for conferences and workshops, newsletters, correspondence, reports, surveys, and historical material from the early years of the Texas Nurses' Association.

Texas Nurses Association District 9

Women's Auxiliary to Texas Children's Hospital records

  • IC 041
  • Collection
  • 1954-2014

The Women's Auxiliary to Texas Children' Hospital (WATCH) records is 55 cubic feet and consists of 17 documents boxes and 63 oversize boxes. The collection documents the history and activities of the volunteer services organization for Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas. The collection contains photographs, audiovisual materials, meeting minutes, meeting notes, organizational handbooks, publications, and scrapbooks. The collection includes 83 scrapbooks that date from 1954 to 2014. The collection is 55 cubic feet in size and materials are in good condition.

Women's Auxiliary to Texas Children's Hospital

Memorial/Hermann Healthcare System records

  • IC 071
  • Collection
  • 1999-2013

Memorial/Hermann Healthcare System records consists of newsletters, magazines, a phone directory and news items. None of the boxes are full so the entire collection is about 0.5 cubic feet.

Photographs related to LifeFlight have be digitized and stored in the collection's digital control folder.

Subjects: Hospital

Memorial/Hermann Healthcare System

SCAMeL records by topic, transferred from office folders

This series contains records of the South Central Academic Medical Libraries Consortium (SCAMeL) from 1991-2013, with the bulk dating 1981-2004. Many of the records relate to or appear to have been gathered in preparation for semi-annual SCAMeL meetings. Examples of documents included are bylaws, agendas, meeting minutes, budgets, member surveys, correspondence, and reports from various groups. Also present are data and discussion on various library programs such as interlibrary loan supported by the organization or otherwise of interest to members.

Coordination of collections and services across libraries is a theme throughout the collection. A group of records in this second series focuses on the work of the Serials Advisory Committee, Information Resources Committee, and Collection Development Group.

University of Texas Faculty Wives records

  • IC 097
  • Collection
  • 1973-2013

The University of Texas Faculty Wives collection comprises artwork, photographs, bylaws, meeting minutes, financial records, material related to event organization, some digital media, brochures, newsletters, financial records, and correspondence from the ladies' organization associated with the UT Medical School (Health Science Center at Houston), from the 1970s into the 2010s.

University of Texas Faculty Wives

South Central Academic Medical Libraries Consortium records

  • IC 106
  • Collection
  • 1981-1999

This collection contains the records of the South Central Academic Medical Libraries Consortium (SCAMeL) from 1981-2013, with the bulk dating 1981-2004. Many of the records relate to or appear to have been gathered in preparation for the semi-annual SCAMeL Board of Directors meetings. Examples of documents included are bylaws, agendas, meeting minutes, budgets, member surveys, correspondence, and reports from various groups. Also present are data and discussion on various library programs such as interlibrary loan supported by the organization or otherwise of interest to members.

In the early portions of the collection, there is discussion of the rationale for creating the organization, as well as its role relative to other entities. The TALON (Texas Arkansas Louisiana Oklahoma New Mexico) Regional Medical Library Program is frequently referenced.

Coordination of collections and services across libraries is a theme throughout the collection. There are materials regarding topics such as Interlibrary Loan, the Union List of Serials, the Cooperative Acquisitions Program, and the Nonprint Media Catalog. Similarly, a group of records in the second series focuses on the work of the Serials Advisory Committee, Information Resources Committee, and Collection Development Group.

South Central Academic Medical Libraries Consortium

Richard Wainerdi's Texas Medical Center Memorabilia Collection

  • IC 096
  • Collection
  • 1984-2012

The Richard Wainerdi's Texas Medical Center Memorabilia Collection consists of realia (three-dimensional objects) presented to Richard Wainerdi during his tenure as president of the Texas Medical Center, a position he held from 1984 to December 2012. The realia includes numerous scrolls, fabrics, desktop items such as paper weights. pen sets, commemorative plaques, ceramic, toy-like models and other objects. The realia comes from Houston-area institutions and businesses as well as numerous international organizations. The collection was donated to the TMC Library by TMC Inc. office of the president in September 2013.

Wainerdi, Richard E.

University of Texas School of Nursing PARTNERS records

  • IC 089
  • Collection
  • 1993-2012

PARTNERS was organized in 1994 to support and encourage the students and faculty of The University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston. PARTNERS raises funds through memberships and events to provide nursing scholarships and faculty research grants.

Subjects: Nursing, scholarships, finance, faculty support

University of Texas School of Nursing PARTNERS

Beta Beta Houston records

  • IC 087
  • Collection
  • 1969-2011

The Beta Beta Houston records contains correspondence, ephemera, photos, scrapbooks and some realia that document the history of the Beta Beta Houston Chapter #648 at Texas Women's University (TWU), Region 6 of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. The date range of the materials range is 1969-2011. The collection consists of 17 boxes equaling 17 cubic feet.

Texas Woman's University (TWU), College of Nursing began in the fall of 1954, received accreditation from the National League of Nursing in May 1958. Beta Beta Chapter was officially recognized as a chapter, by TWU, in October 1969. The inaugural inductions were held the spring of 1970. The mission of the organization is to support the learning knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide. The society vision is to create a global community of nurses who lead in using knowledge, scholarship, service and learning to improve the health of the world’s people. [Source: Beta Beta Houston, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. (2010). Retrieved from http://www.betabetahouston.org/ on November 5, 2011.]

Copyright restrictions may apply. Additional restrictions also apply, including the following: the archivist shall use discretion when open this material up for research. Some materials may be sensitive and may be restricted.

Subjects: Texas Woman's University, TWU School of Nursing, nursing, medical organization

Beta Beta Houston

ABCC-RERF records

  • IC 085
  • Collection
  • 1948-2011

The ABCC-RERF records is an artificial collection and contains ABCC and RERF reprints, papers, email publications, and ephemera from 1948 to 2011.

Subjects: ABCC, Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission

Radiation Effects Research Foundation

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital records

  • IC 021
  • Collection
  • 1959-2011

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.

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital (Houston, Tex.)

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Center on Aging records

  • IC 088
  • Collection
  • 2011

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Center on Aging records consists of four processed boxes and eighteen unprocessed boxes. The processed portion of the collection contains papers relating to the Joseph C. Sr. and Selenia E. Valley Conference. There are photos, papers, memos, and ephemera related to the Valley Conference. The Valley conference was an annual event in September to improve the quality of care for older adults by providing access to elder care innovations to community caregivers. The Valley family history is also included in this collection.

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Center on Aging

Series V: Photographs,

This series contains photographic materials that document the development of the Texas Medical Center and the growth of its member institutions. A significant portion of the series covers the 2006 photo contest and images of outdoor art installations.

Series III: Historical materials,

This series contains materials related to the history and origins of the Texas Medical Center. Materials include charter, board of directors’ records, administrative records, TMC Hamilton hospital study, correspondence, construction records, brochures, printed materials, maps, annual reports, news items, and event materials.

Printed Materials

This series contains printed materials ranging in date from 1957 to 2009. Included are annual reports, telephone directories, employee handbooks, budget information, and an eligibility procedure manual. There are also newsletters such as The Beat and Progress, as well as other printed material relating to the Harris County Hospital District.

Series I: Mary Schiflett papers,

This series contains materials from the office of Mary Schiflett, who held leadership positions of Associate Director and Vice President of Public Affairs in the Texas Medical Center in the 1980s and 1990s. Materials include administrative records; committee minutes; public relations material and condensed information on TMC member institutions; correspondence; photographs; TMC budgets, surveys, and logistical information; interviews; TMC history; news items; and information on TMC events.

Series III: Oversize and Audiovisual Materials

This series contains Oversize materials maintain the same identification number system and subjects. To increase discoverability of all archival materials, the collection was expanded to include materials with no known provenance. This includes framed items stored in the Garment Artifacts and Framed (GAF) section as well as audiovisual materials.

University of Texas School of Public Health records

  • IC 013
  • Collection
  • 1967-2008

The University of Texas School of Public Health (SPH) records contains records from the School, as well as related programs and topics. The majority of the collection is made up of copies of the SPH Calendar from 1978-1983 and the SPH Catalog from 1971-1995. Also included are photographic rosters, announcements, and other printed materials. There are several reports connected to programs, seminars, or research. There is also one VHS Tape containing the 2000 James H. Steele Lecture on the topic of "Bioterrorism."

Materials in the collection date from approximately 1967 to 2008. The bulk of the materials were created between 1970 and 1995.

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. School of Public Health

Harris County Health Department records

  • IC 030
  • Collection
  • 1955-2008

The Harris County Health Department collection contains a disease control update, communicable disease report, news and views, epidemiology notes, Harris County Hospital District newsletter, annual reports, and ethnic distribution of census population report.

Subjects: public health, Harris County

Harris County Health Department

Harris County Medical Society records

  • IC 004
  • Collection
  • 1903-2008

Harris County Medical Society records consists of about 14 boxes and contains financial, newspaper clippings, audio discs, digital roster CD, photographs, bound copies of Physicians Newsletter, pictorial rosters that document the history of the Harris County Medical Society.

Harris County Medical Society (Tex.)

Seybold Foundation and Clinic records

  • IC 049
  • Collection
  • 1965-2008

The Seybold Foundation and Clinic records contains Progress notes, invitations, issue of Kaleidoscope, Health Bulletin, professional staff directory, health report, selling clinic property, announcements, brochures, newscope, news and narrative, healthy business, K-S review, and closed grants.

Subjects: clinics, group medical practice

Kelsey-Seybold Foundation

Howard Hughes Medical Institute records

  • IC 033
  • Collection
  • 1976-2007

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute collection contains annual reports, research in progress reports, grants for science education, and annual scientific reports.

Subjects: directories, annual reports, grants

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston records

  • IC 007
  • Collection
  • 1943-2007

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston records consists of about 89 boxes and contains financial documents, printed material, reports, VHS tapes, correspondence, meeting minutes, issues of Monday Morning and The Leader, presentation, t-shirts, NRC Newsletter and Bevo Bulletin that document the history of University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Series II: Newsletters,

This series contains HIV Treatment Alerts and RITA! (Research Initiative, Treatment Action) newsletters published by The Center for AIDS: Remembrance and Hope Project.

John P. McGovern Museum Health and Medical Sciences collection

  • IC 079
  • Collection
  • 1998-2007

The John P. McGovern Museum Health and Medical Sciences collection is an artificial collection of ephemera from the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science. The ephemera includes a publication called "Headlines," and other printed material. The material was acquired by the McGovern Historical Collections staff. The material covers the years 1998 to 2007. The collection consists of 0.5 cubic feet (1 box).

Subjects: John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science.

John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Sciences

Texas Hadassah Medical Research Foundation records

  • IC 105
  • Collection
  • 1996-2007

The Texas Hadassah Medical Research Foundation consists of one scrapbook and a recorded interview/conversation with Debbie Goldberg that document the work of the organization, which was part of Baylor College of Medicine during the late-1990s and early 2000s. The organization, led in part by Dr. Armin Weinberg, provided medical supplies, cross-cultural collaboration and professional exchanges with Israel, Palestine, Kazakhstan, Russia, and other nations. An important part of its work dealt with radiation effects and events, like Chernobyl and atomic test sites in Kazakhstan. The organization developed the Cancer Registry of survivors of radiation events.

The collection also contains photographs and printed materials related to Debbie Goldberg's work coordinating the shipment of medical supplies to Israel, Palestine, and Kazakhstan.

Accruals are expected for this collection. Materials related to the operations, administration, projects, and people of the Texas Hadassah medical Research Foundation.

Subjects: Radiation Effects & Events, Baylor College of Medicine

Texas Hadassah Medical Research Foundation

University of Texas School of Nursing records

  • IC 025
  • Collection
  • 1978-2006

This collection consists of records including catalogs, brochures, annual report, six-year plan, 1979 roster, and information memorandum from the University of Texas, School of Nursing The materials were created between 1978-2006.

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. School of Nursing

Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children records

  • IC 028
  • Collection
  • 1989-2006

The Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children collection contains issues of "Between Us" form dates 1989 to 2006, and Memorandum of Agreement Stipulation September 2003.

Subjects: pediatrics, hospital

Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children

City of Houston Department of Public Health and Planning records

  • IC 029
  • Collection
  • 1982-2006

The City of Houston Department of Public Health and Planning collection contains annual reports, Houston health objectives, Wards data book, AIDS 1991, epidemiology notes, HealthScape, vital statistics, AIDS surveillance report, Health of Houston, and other papers and printed materials.

Subjects: public health, HIV/AIDS

City of Houston Department of Public Health and Planning

University of Texas Medical School records

  • IC 008
  • Collection
  • 1969-2006

University of Texas Medical School records primarily consists of newsletters like Scoop, IATRO year books, annual reports, directories for consultation referrals, and other types of ephemera. The collection roughly dates from 1979 to 2011. The collection is in good condition and consists of 12 cubic feet (29 boxes).

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

American Cancer Society, Greater Houston Unit records

  • IC 051
  • Collection
  • 1950-2006

The American Cancer Society, Greater Houston Unit records consists of newsletters and newspapers published by the American Cancer Society Greater Houston Unit and spans over half a century. The publication titles include “Texas Cancer Triangle” (September, 1950), “Oncology Nursing Newsletter” (April, 1977 to January-March, 1988), and “Texas Cancer News” (Winter 2003-Winter 2006). Also included are thank you letters to “cancer crusader” block-walking fundraisers from Ruth Dale, Residential Chairman of the Greater Houston Unit of the American Cancer Society, dated 1981.

Subjects: Cancer

American Cancer Society, Greater Houston Unit

Harris County Psychiatric Center records

  • IC 067
  • Collection
  • 1950-2005

The Harris County Psychiatric Center records contains a total of 2 boxes that consist of newsletters for the Harris County Psychiatric Center. 1989 – 2003. Total of 10 boxes that consist of faculty reprints, correspondence, newsletters, scrapbooks, annual reports, and administrative records that document the history, operations, and development of the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston (UTHSCH), Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences (UT Psych), Mental Health Institute (MSI), Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC), Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation (TDMHMR). 1950 – 2005. Newsletters include: Progress 1989-1994, Progress 1995, News January through September 1989.

Subjects: Psychiatry

Harris County Psychiatric Center

Texas-Mexico Border and Acres Home Project records

  • IC 093
  • Collection
  • 1989-2005

This Texas-Mexico Border and Acres Home Project records contains binders and bound compilations of data, notebooks and manuals for health-care workers. The collection consists of 3 boxes equaling 2 cubic feet. The materials are in good condition.

Subjects: UT, UT Health Science Center at Houston, Kathleen Becan-Mcbride, public health

Texas-Mexico Border and Acres Home Project

Doctors' Club records

  • IC 031
  • Collection
  • 1954-2005

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 https://obittree.com/obituary/us/oregon/grants-pass/stephens-family-chapel/robert-portus/628923 [Accessed May 3, 2018]). The materials are in good condition. One sculpture has minor damage.

The Doctors' Club

Baylor College of Medicine records

  • IC 006
  • Collection
  • 1904-2005

Baylor College of Medicine records consists of curriculum guides, student handbooks, bulletins, catalogs, departmental reports, publications, directories, faculty rosters, pictorial rosters, alumni directories and newsletters, commencement programs, and yearbooks for Baylor College of Medicine, ranging from 1904 to 2005.

Baylor College of Medicine

VA Hospital (Veteran's Administration) records

  • IC 032
  • Collection
  • 1975-2005

The VA Hospital collection contains telephone directories, dedication, groundbreaking pamphlets and programs, and other related papers and prints.

Subjects: veterans, hospital, VA

Veteran's Administration Hospital (Houston, Tex.)

TMC Library Historical Photograph Collection

  • IC 098
  • Collection
  • 1543-2004

The TMC Library Historical Photograph Collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, published prints, printed materials, postcards, framed images, audiovisual materials, and a plaque. The collection consists of roughly 5300 items, which includes individual 35mm slides, 35mm negatives, 120 format negatives, photographic prints, and other printed materials. This is an artificial collection of several types of images collected by or donated to the McGovern Historical Center (MHC) through the years. The bulk of the materials date from 1940 to 1990. The entire collection depicts images from 1543 to 2004. The earliest date is related to copy photographs of pages from the 1543 edition of the Fabrica by Andreas Vesalius. Other early dates are framed prints of well-known medical pioneers from the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. Some dates describe the date of the copy photograph others describe the date of the original image. The collection illustrates the history of medicine around the world and more acutely the Texas Medical Center and Texas Medical Center Library. Majority of the materials have been removed from this collection and incorporated into the original collections or new collections based on the donor records.

The collection is arranged into three series: Cataloged Photographs, Subject Photographs, and Oversize and Audiovisual Materials. Subject Photographs are arranged in files according to subject and then in alphabetical order. Subject terms used are as follows (in order): Attractions Photos, Building Photos, Event Photos, Individual Photos, Institutions and Organizations, Medical Equipment and Apparatus, and Surgical, Anatomical, and Medical Photos.

The collection was created to consolidate various photographs and images collected by the archive staff. Many were cataloged and assigned identification numbers (P-### for prints or N-### for negatives). These photographs were originally donated. The donor information in the card catalog was used to either create new photograph collections or incorporate into existing collections. This collection is comprised of the remaining items. Information about donors, if known, is available in the inventory. Uncataloged photographs were organized into general subjects and kept in alphabetical order. Oversize materials maintain the same identification number system and subjects. To increase discoverability of all archival materials, the collection was expanded to include materials with no known provenance. This includes framed items stored in the Garment Artifacts and Framed (GAF) section as well as audiovisual materials.

John P. McGovern Historical Collections & Research Center

SCAMeL records by year, removed from three-ring binders

This series contains records of the South Central Academic Medical Libraries Consortium (SCAMeL) from 1981-2004. Many of the records relate to or appear to have been gathered in preparation for the semi-annual SCAMeL Board of Directors meetings. Examples of documents included are bylaws, agendas, meeting minutes, budgets, member surveys, correspondence, and reports from various groups. Also present are data and discussion on various library programs such as interlibrary loan supported by the organization or otherwise of interest to members.

In the early portions of the series, there is discussion of the rationale for creating the organization, as well as its role relative to other entities. The TALON (Texas Arkansas Louisiana Oklahoma New Mexico) Regional Medical Library Program is frequently referenced.

Coordination of collections and services across libraries is a theme throughout the collection. There are materials regarding topics such as Interlibrary Loan, the Union List of Serials, the Cooperative Acquisitions Program, and the Nonprint Media Catalog.

Series II: Subject Photographs

This series contains photographs that were uncataloged. Subject Photographs are arranged in files according to subject and then in alphabetical order. Subject terms used are as follows (in order): Attractions Photos, Building Photos, Event Photos, Individual Photos, Institutions and Organizations, Medical Equipment and Apparatus, and Surgical, Anatomical, and Medical Photos. Several items are are housed in a folder labeled with a general subject term. The invenotry indicates folder titles with "(folder)" following the title. All items within a folder are labeled with the folder number.

Texas Children's Hospital Historical Archives

  • IC 042
  • Collection
  • 1953-2003

Texas Children's Hospital Historical Archives contains 10 cubic feet of processed material and 79 boxes of unprocessed material. The later is labeled as the TCH Historical Archives and arrived in the HRC in 2008.

Subjects: Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children's Hospital

Menninger Foundation [Clinic] records

  • IC 078
  • Collection
  • 1854-2003

The Menninger collection comprises medical realia, publications, and ephemera from the Menninger Clinic and its former owners. The collection illustrates the evolution of the science of psychiatry and psychiatric treatment as seen through the eyes of America's first family of psychiatry, the Menningers, who opened its eponymous clinic in Topeka, Kansas, in 1925. Objects in the collection date as far back as 1854 through 2003, the year the clinic and its archive moved to Houston.

The collection is maintained in the McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center at the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. The bulk of the collection has been processed at box and folder level. Most of the realia has be processed at the item level due to the nature of the materials.

Please note that the collection includes a Menninger museum register of realia. Items in this finding aid with numbers included in their description may be referenced in the museum register. The register is located in the IC 78 control folder. Please consult an archivist.

The bulk of the collection is in good condition and consists of 84 cubic feet (123 boxes).

Menninger Foundation

South Main Center Association records

  • IC 055
  • Collection
  • 1977-2003

South Main Center Association records consists primarily of South Main Center Association newsletters (issues from 1978 to 1993). The newsletter focuses on urban and economic development, as well as general community events and news regarding local schools and government in the South Main Street Area. Also included are issues of the SMCA “Summit Bulletin” from Feb. to June/July 1990.

The first and last folders contain miscellaneous items. There are various letters of invitation, ranging in date from 1982 to 1992, to attend organizational meetings. These letters are addressed to Elizabeth White at the HAM-TMC library and mention noted guest speakers. Also contained are financial statements and annual reports from ’77, ‘79-’80, ’80-’81, ’81-’82 and ‘86. The first and last folders contain folders which provide information regarding the purpose of the SMCA and letters of invitation to a reception honoring the establishment of the organization.

Subjects: civic organization

South Main Center Association

University of Houston School of Pharmacy records

  • IC 027
  • Collection
  • 1991-2002

The University of Houston School of Pharmacy records contains brochures, Alumni InPharmation, registration materials, calendars, and other paper materials from the University of Houston School of Pharmacology.

Subjects: Pharmocology, UH

University of Houston College of Pharmacy

University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center Internal Medicine Grand Rounds videos.

  • IC 092
  • Collection
  • 1990-2002

University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center Internal Medicine Grand Rounds videos consists of videos of Grand Rounds and the Clinicopathologic Conference (CPC) from the Department of Internal Medicine in the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

The department provides for the education of students, physicians, and the public in the field of biomedical knowledge. The department provides clinical education, fosters research, and through its clinical services provides patient care ranging from primary to subspeciality care. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston was created by the UT System Board of Regents and supported by the Texas Legislature in 1972. Located in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, the school is primarily a graduate education university focusing on the health sciences. The Department of Internal Medicine offers clinical education programs in the following areas: cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general internal medicine, hematology, infectious diseases, medical genetics, oncology, pulmonary and critical care medicine,renal diseases and hypertension, rheumatology and clinical immunogenetics.

Traditionally, Grand Rounds consist of presenting the medical problems and treatment of a particular patient to an audience consisting of doctors, residents, and medical students. The Grand Rounds in this collection are like a lecture series with a range of medical-related topics from the history of medicine to current treatments and knowledge about specific diseases.

Also included in this collection are tapes of the Clinicopathologic Conference (CPC) series. CPC is the well established abbreviation for Clinicopathological Conference. However, it also can stand for the process of clinicopathological correlation. The CPC conference is a time-honored interdepartmental and interdisciplinary approach in which a patient’s clinical findings and course are presented, followed by a discussion usually focused on the differential diagnosis by a knowledgeable clinician, followed by the presentation of the pathological findings by a pathologist, culminating in a general discussion. The goal is to provide increased understanding of diseases by correlation of clinical and pathological findings.

These videos are in good condition. The collection covers the years 1990-2002. This is a box level inventory. Only a date range is given for the videos. There is no other descriptive information. The videos are in VHS format. There are 6.5 cubic feet (13 boxes).

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Texas Woman's University records

  • IC 024
  • Collection
  • 1958-2001

The Texas Women’s University collection contains profiles of TWU, bulletins, brochures, report on New Nurse Practice Act, faculty and staff roster, invitations, applications, Student Honors Convocation Programs, catalogs, campus numbers, newsletters, TWU magazines, and other papers and printed material from years 1958-2001.

Texas Woman's University

Institute of Religion records

  • IC 016
  • Collection
  • 1954-2000

The Institute of Religion records (IC 016) is .5 cubic foot and consists of 1 document box. It contains formation and scope documents, newsletters, correspondence, pamphlets and news clippings related to the early years of the Institue of Religion, now the Institute of Spirituality and Health. The materials are in good condition.

Institute of Religion (Houston, Tex.)

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center records

  • IC 014
  • Collection
  • 1946-2000

The UT MD Anderson Cancer Center records contains newsletters, articles on Neoplasia, annual reports, staff directories, publications, nursing neogram, research protocols, statistics, committee reports, Dr. Clark’s retirement comments, policies, employee handbooks, clinical training grants, internal reviews, printed materials, academic plans, research reports, and Christmas card project dating from 1946-2000.

Subjects: UT, University of Texas, Cancer

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Sigma Xi records

  • IC 076
  • Collection
  • 1958-1999

The Sigma Xi collection comprises correspondence, newsletters, booklets, reports, manuals, directories, annual reports, meeting notes, bylaws, agendas, mailing list, applications for grants, science fair, awards, and other papers and printed materials from or related to Sigma Xi. (boxes 9 and 10 have some water damaged material)

Subjects: Medical Organization.

Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of North America

Houston Alliance for the Mentally Ill/NAMI Houston records

  • IC 083
  • Collection
  • 1994-1999

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

Houston Alliance for the Mentally Ill/NAMI Houston

Hermann Hospital Archive records

  • IC 086
  • Collection
  • 1869-1998

The Hermann Hospital Archive records consists of administrative records, founding documents, legal papers, maps, photographs, films, videos, oral histories, nursing school records, yearbooks, and artifacts ranging from the late 1800s to 1998 that document the creation, development, and history of Hermann Hospital, the first institution in what is now known as the Texas Medical Center. The materials document the long history of the hospital from its inception to the merger with Memorial Hospital System in 1997. Hermann Hospital Archives contains the institutional records of Hermann Hospital (1925-1997) as well as the Hermann Estate (1914-1985).

Real estate-related material from the Hermann Estate business offices, some of it predating the hospital, including professional correspondence, property deeds, copies of letters to tenants and lessees, maps, photographs of construction sites, and a salesman sample or miniature real estate sign (silk-screened metal, circa 1935) (1918-1950’s). Materials related to the construction of the hospital building including work orders, construction progress reports, and order forms and receipts for building materials (1920’s). There are some advertisements and information sheets from companies that supplied hospital and cafeteria equipment to the new hospital (x-ray machines, milk coolers, lighting, surgical implements, etc.) (1920’s). Copies of orders for medical supplies and alcohol permits from the Prohibition years. A small amount of material is related to the lawsuit filed by Hermann’s Swiss relatives over his bequest to the city. There are items dealing with daily operations in the earlier part of the century, including staff newsletters, letters of application for “cards” (permitted local doctors to see patients at the hospital even if they did not practice there full-time), administrative memos. Some material about the financial situation of the Estate and funding of the hospital, including accounting records, ledgers from the pre-hospital Estate, and legal papers (1910’s-1950’s). Staff publications, meeting minutes for various committees, board of trustees items (1940’s-1980’s). Oral History Project transcripts, 1992-1998.

There are photographs (originals or copies) of Houston in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; of Mr. Hermann in his last years; of the hospital interior and exterior when it was new; of early nursing school graduation classes (ca. 1850-1930’s). Nursing school yearbooks, records, and a uniform (1940’s-1970’s). VHS tapes of relevant television specials, news reports, and educational programs for staff (1980’s). A sizable collection of patient registers and logbooks from various departments (1920’s-1980’s) including the register with the hospital’s first patients in 1925. Scrapbooks of staff photos and news clippings (1960’s-1980’s). There are large numbers of slides and photographs that document the history of LifeFlight and the work of Dr. James "Red" Duke (1970’s-1980’s). There is a small amount of realia including decorative plaques, awards, small commemorative items, and a mailbox from the old hospital building. A few boxes contain administrative papers (1980’s). One contains working papers of the Rice University Oral History Project.

A group of photographs equaling 12.5 cubic feet (25 boxes) were compiled for hospital publications by media relations staff in the mid to late 1980s. Most of the items are undated.

The collection is 481.5 cubic feet in size which includes 644 boxes. Materials are in good condition.

Hermann Hospital (Houston, Tex.)

The Women's Fund for Health, Education, and Research records

  • IC 074
  • Collection
  • 1979-1997

The Women’s Fund for Health, Education, and Research records contains Impressions, invitations, correspondence, H.E.R, and newsletters.

Subjects: Psychology

Women's Fund for Health, Education, and Research

University of Texas Dental Branch records

  • IC 009
  • Collection
  • 1906-1997

The University of Texas Dental Branch records includes historical information from 1906-1997 about the University of Texas Dental Branch formerly known as the Texas Dental College. The collection includes items such as photographs and elevation drawings for the building that was built in the 1950s. The collection also includes information about the accreditation of the school as well as it's curriculum. Curriculum resources include teacher guides, study materials, and course catalogs and schedules.

The collection also directories from UT Dental Branch as well as Texas Dental Journal and Houston District Dental Society. There is information on student graduation dating back to 1906. There is ephemera from various school events such as ground breaking, centennial celebration, and various guest speakers. There are publications in this collection including handbooks, student guides, brochures, video tape catalogs and research manuals. There are articles, library history, memorandums and information about the law that govern dentistry.

This collection is in good condition, consisting of 9.75 cubic feet (20 Boxes).

University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston

St. Joseph's Hospital records

  • IC 023
  • Collection
  • 1928-1997

The St. Joseph’s Hospital records contains newsletters, By-laws, reports, facts, brochures, and materials for the Stehlin Foundation. Newsletters in the collection include: Rosary, Discover, Physicians’ newsletter, DRG, Pulse, Focus, and House Call. Inclusive date ranges 1928-1997, bulk dates 1983-1997.

St. Joseph Hospital (Houston, Tex.)

Memorial Hospital System records

  • IC 022
  • Collection
  • 1907-1997

The Memorial Hospital System records (IC 022) contains photographs, scrapbooks, M news, Memorial Foundation News in Partnership, Margaret Ophelia Neal trust, WWI photo album, student nurses hospital scenes, Caducean (some water damage to paper), publications, telephone directory, news clippings, press releases, histories, hospital rules, donors, catalogs, handbooks, poster of “This Magic Moment”, and other papers and printed materials. The photographs in this collection document the history of the Memorial Hospital System from its beginnings, especially the history of the nursing school, dating back to 1907. The collection equals 15.75 cubic feet and consists 23 boxes, including 9 oversize. The materials are in good condition.

Memorial Hospital System

Houston Psychological Association records

  • IC 075
  • Collection
  • 1991-1997

The Houston Psychological Association records comprises HPA newsletter Highlights from 1990-1991, 1992-1993, 1994-1997.

Subjects: Medical Organization.

Houston Psychological Association

Methodist Hospital records

  • IC 020
  • Collection
  • 1925-1996

The Methodist Hospital records contains materials from the Methodist Hospital and the Bluebird Circle covering the years from the 1940s into the 1990s. The materials are generally in good condition. Materials include newsletters, news clippings, minutes, press releases, article drafts, scrapbooks, general historical information, photographs, sound recordings, and brochures. The Methodist Hospital History Project is included in this collection but was donated complete and has its own inventory.

Subjects: Methodist Hospital, hospitals.

Methodist Hospital (Houston, Tex.)

The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, TIRR records

  • IC 017
  • Collection
  • 1950-1996

The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research collection contains slides, Department of rehabilitation annual reports, The Spinal Connection, TIRR year in review, Midweek newsletter, Connection newsletter, TIRR annual report, Southwestern Poliomyelitis Respiratory Center Administrative reports, Scoliosis Paul R. Harrington, issues of Promethean, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center reports, rehabilitation engineering center, regional spinal cord injury center, vocational industrial center, teaching grant, directories, bibliography, nursing manual, total parenteral nutrition protocol, Baylor College of Medicine Department of Rehabilitation annual reports, various serial titles (single issues), administrative policies, telephone directories, Rehabilitation Voice magazine, Kaleidoscope newsletter, brochures, photos, and press packets, TIRR manuals, compendium report of spinal cord injury educational resources audiovisuals and unpublished written materials, TIRR spinal cord injury program, various dissertations, various articles, research info, PR photos, and other related printed materials.

Subjects: Rehabilitation

Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (Houston, Tex.)

Children's Nutrition Research Center records

  • IC 066
  • Collection
  • 1981-1996

The Children's Nutrition Research Center records contains annual Reports, Nutrition & Your Child, CNRC news July/August 1996, Nutrition for the Future, Advances in Research 1991, Facility Feasibility Study, and Brochures.

Subjects: Nutrition

Children's Nutrition Research Center

University of Texas School of Allied Health Sciences records

  • IC 011
  • Collection
  • 1973-1995

The University of Texas School of Allied Health Sciences contains catalogs, admission applications, newsletters, and brochures.

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. School of Allied Health Sciences

HIV/AIDS Houston collection

  • IC 072
  • Collection
  • 1951-1995

The HIV/AIDS Houston collection consists of 6 boxes that contain newspaper clippings, reprinted articles, correspondence, speeches, guidelines, printed material, and newletters that document the early research of AIDS and the impact of AIDS in the Houston area. The collection has several issues of HIV Treatment and RITA! (Research Initiative, Treatment Action) ranging from 2001-2007. The collection encompasses 1951 – 1995 with earlier materials related to studies on the spread of diseases, such as encephalomyelitis in mice. The collection is in fair condition with some water damage.

John P. McGovern Historical Collections & Research Center

Houston School for Deaf Children records

  • IC 063
  • Collection
  • 1979-1995

Houston School for Deaf Children records contains various issues of the publication "The Voice" published by the Houston School for Deaf Children.

Subjects: Hearing

Houston School for Deaf Children

Texas Nurses Association records

  • IC 038
  • Collection
  • 1986-1994

The Texas Nurses Association records contains copies of The Advocate newsletter from 1986-1994, Nursing in the Houston Area manuscript, nursing practice survey, capsule 1984, 1993 roster and board of directors. The collection consists of 2 boxes totaling I cubic foot of various paper materials. Copies of The Advocate newsletter sustained some water damage.

Subjects: Nursing

Texas Nurses Association

San Jacinto Lung Association records

  • IC 034
  • Collection
  • 1911-1993

The San Jacinto Lung Association records include correspondence, legal documents, budgets, tuberculosis statistics, committee reports and minutes, printed materials, scrapbooks, articles, christmas seals, and photographs that document the history, community services, staff and administration of the San Jacinto Lung Association. Most notably, the collection highlights the organization’s public health programs to prevent and control tuberculosis as well as its Christmas Seal fundraising campaigns.

The materials are arranged in three series: Organization Records (1911-1993), Photographs (1895-1969), and Scrapbooks (1924-1974). The collection equals 13 cubic feet (12 document and oversize boxes).The materials are in fair condition. Some items were damaged or lost during the flood caused by Tropical Storm Allison in 2001.

San Jacinto Lung Association

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