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Edward Trowbridge Wolf, MD papers

  • MS 003
  • Collection
  • 1928-1982

The Edward Trowbridge Wolf, MD, papers (MS003) is 3 cubic feet and consists of 7 document boxes with some materials also located in the communal oversize box. It contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, certificates, official documents, news clippings, telegrams, drawings, and books that detail the personal life, professional activities, medical related records and papers associated with the World War II experiences of Dr. Edward Trowbridge Wolf in the Pacific Theater, various stateside military posts and also the Houston Texas Medical Center. Wolf was the executor of estate for Mr. Isiah Leebove and as a result the legal and financial documents related to the Leebove estate are included here. The materials are in good condition; however there is some evidence of water damage probably caused by the flooding of the archives during tropical storm Allison in 2001. As a result, ink applied by pens often has been washed away or is illegible. Ink applied by typewriters is clearly legible in the documents. After the flood, the archivists took steps to preserve and restore the collection. The material is unrestricted with a few exceptions (for Patients Diagnosis) that are clearly marked in the detailed description and on the box and folders. The collection is 3 cubic feet (7 boxes) and in good condition.

Wolf, Edward Trowbridge

L. Rodney Rodgers, MD papers

  • MS 030
  • Collection
  • 1940-1994

The L. Rodney Rodgers, MD papers consists of announcements, correspondence, articles, handbooks, ethics papers, Harris County Medical society meeting records, reprints and other printed material related to L. Rodney Rodgers career in internal medicine.

Subjects: Internal Medicine.

Rodgers, L. Rodney

Paul V. Ledbetter, MD papers

  • MS 034
  • Collection
  • 1966-1977

The Paul V. Ledbetter, MD papers contains biographical information, correspondence, administrative records, newspaper clippings, manuals, publications, audio cassettes, notes, notebooks, loose monographs, glass slides, patient data, membership directories, and rosters related to Dr. Ledbetter's life, career, practice (Ledbetter Clinic Association) and professional organizations, such as American Heart Association, Houston Heart Association, Houston Society of Internal Medicine, and Texas Academy of Internal Medicine. Three audio cassettes provided an oral history of Dr. Ledbetter. Materials are in good condition. The collection consists of 3 boxes, totaling 1 cubic foot.

Subjects: Internal Medicine.

Ledbetter, Paul V.

Robert K. Blair, MD papers

  • MS 037
  • Collection
  • 1944-1983

The Robert K. Blair, MD papers contains 8 record books of daily appointments, Harris County Medical Society bulletins, moving papers and lease agreements, personal letters and correspondence spanning Robert Blair’s career in internal medicine.

Subjects: Internal Medicine.

Blair, Robert K.

Alvis Greer, MD papers

  • MS 047
  • Collection

Alvis Greer, MD Papers contains newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, article reprints, typescripts, manuscripts and editorials related to the career of Alvis Greer in internal medicine and chest surgery.

Subjects: Internal Medicine/Chest Surgery.

Greer, Alvis

Edmund K. Doak, MD papers

  • MS 049
  • Collection
  • 1985 and undated

Edmund K. Doak, MD Papers contain an autobiography and 5 typescript works detailing the career of Edmond Doak in internal medicine. Edmond Doak passed away November 29, 2000.

Subjects: Internal Medicine

Doak, Edmund K.

Mavis P. Kelsey, MD papers

  • MS 050
  • Collection
  • 1930s-1987

MS 050 Mavis P. Kelsey, MD papers consists of correspondence, reports, office files, government contracts, legal agreements, accounting records and a large set of medical reprints.

Aspects of his education, career and personal life are also documented. A unique highlight of the collection is his materials on military medicine. Dr. Kelsey saved numerous clippings, reports, and photographs from World War II and his assignment in Alaska. The collection also contains the tuxedo given that Dr. Ernst W. Bertner gave to Dr. Kelsey in 1949.

Dr. Mavis P. Kelsey made contributions to medicine and his community. His dedication and efforts to establish a clinic providing comprehensive health care are clearly reflected in his collection. The documents trace the momentous growth of the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. The collection, for the most part, consists of correspondence, reports, office files, government contracts, legal agreements, accounting records and a large set of medical reprints.

Subjects: Internal Medicine.

Kelsey, Mavis P.

Griff Ross, MD papers

  • MS 077
  • Collection
  • 1984

The Griff Ross, MD papers contains two bound volumes of the 1984 oral interview transcript with Dr. Ross. The first volume contains Dr. Ross's interview; the second contains interviews with four of his colleagues. In the interview, Dr. Ross discusses both his personal and professional life.The collection consists on one box equaling 0.25 cubic feet. Materials are in good condition.

Ross, Griff T.

Ferid Murad, MD papers

  • MS 106
  • Collection

The Ferid Murad, MD papers contains personal notebooks documenting the research of Dr. Ferid Murad as well as a National Academy of Sciences membership directory and a Stanford Institute of Biological and Clinical Investigation log. Collection consists of 6 boxes equally 3 cubic feet and contains 15 personal notebooks and other printed material. Materials are in good condition.

Subjects: Internal Medicine. University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston.

Murad, Ferid

Joseph Merrill, MD papers

  • MS 117
  • Collection
  • 1968-2010

The Joseph Merrill, MD papers consists of meeting minutes, real estate negotiations, surveys, biographical information, and interview transcripts that document the career of Dr. Merrill in internal medicine and pediatrics. Collection totals 1 box and equals cubic foot. Materials are in good condition.

Merrill, Joseph

Frank Arnett, MD papers

  • MS 141
  • Collection
  • 1968-2010

The Frank Arnett, MD papers contains materials covering the professional career of Dr. Frank Arnett, MD. The collection includes medical objects, video, photographs of Dr. Arnett and colleagues, awards and recognitions, copies of presentation material, and grants awarded information. A large portion of the collection is composed of reprints of Dr. Arnett's numerous publications, most on the genetics and genomics of multiple rheumatic diseases. The collection also includes realia, such as two of Dr. Arnett's white coats and other objects. This collection is in good condition and consists of 7 cubic feet (11 boxes).

Arnett, Frank C.

Herbert Fred, MD papers

  • MS 159
  • Collection
  • 1890-2013

Manuscript (MS) 159, The Herbert Fred, MD Papers, is a collection of papers related to Dr. Fred's medical career and personal life in five self-defined series: Medical, Running, Writing, Family, and Religious. Herbert Leonard Fred, MD was born in 1929 in Waco, Texas. He is known for his contribution to medical education. He is an award-winning clinician, diagnostician, and professor of internal medicine. In keeping with the beliefs of Sir William Osler, Dr. Fred, an emeritus American Osler Society member, centered his medical practice on the patient, championing the use of the mind and five senses to develop medical diagnoses.

Dr. Fred studied at Rice Institute from 1946 to 1950, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 1950 to 1954, and University of Utah Hospitals from 1954 to 1957. After service in the United States Air Force, he returned to Houston, Texas where he joined the faculty of Baylor University College of Medicine from 1962 to 1969. Ensuing academic appointments included: University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences from 1968 to the present; Director of Medical Education, St. Joseph Hospital from 1969 to 1988; The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston from 1971 to the present; Rice University from 1979 to 2002; and HCA Center for Health Excellence from 1988 to 1993.

The papers are in excellent condition. Documentary forms consist of correspondence, certificates of fact, scholarly presentations, scholarly article reprints, school boy essays, real estate deeds and titles, judicial decrees, news clips, portrait and event records. Formats include text; visual works in photographic, slide, pastel chalk, and pencil; audio works in video and audio on compact disc and magnetic tape along with award and gift realia. Dr. Fred collected images of disease conditions and symptoms throughout his career to use for medical education. The collection contains an extensive color slide collection of medical images, many of rare conditions. These slides are in fragile condition and some have faded beyond recognition. Extensive papers relating to Dr. Fred’s parents and grandparents from the Fred and Marks families in Waco, Texas are in the Family Series and contain some information about Waco and or Texas history. Geographic locations to which the records pertain are Waco, Amarillo, and Houston, Texas; Baltimore, Maryland; Salt Lake City, Utah; Europe and China. While most of the collection is open to public use, some folders and the medical images have restricted access due to patient confidentiality. With a date range from 1890 to 2013, the collection consists of 112 cubic feet in 88 boxes plus several realia objects in the Oversize collection.

Fred, Herbert L.