Name and location of repository
Level of description
Walter J. Stork, MD papers
- 1946-1978 (Creation)
.5 cubic feet (1 Box)
Name of creator
Walter Jacob Stork, MD, was born in Round Top, Texas in October 27, 1900. He was educated at University of Texas, receiving his M.D. in 1931. Dr. Stork served with the U.S. Army Medical Corps, (1943-1946), served as a physician and taught at Baylor University College of Medicine Department of Radiology (1973-1976). Dr. Stork’s research and publications feature the following topics: “Radiology and on Tuberculosis treatment and prevention and control. He also worked on development of an antibiotic to treat tuberculosis. Further information and a bibliography of Dr. Stork’s papers are available in the first folder of this collection.
Dr. Stork died on September 8, 1994, in Houston.
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Scope and content
The Walter J. Stork, MD papers (MS 009) is .5 cubic feet and consists of 1 document box. It contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, official documents, news clippings, that detail the personal life, professional activities, medical related records and papers associated with the experiences of Dr. Stork his work for Baylor College of Medicine and also his contributions to the Houston Texas Medical Center. The materials are in good condition. Ink applied by typewriters is clearly legible in the documents. The records pertain to the geographic areas of Houston, Texas. The material is unrestricted.
System of arrangement
This collection is arranged into the following series.
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Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce should be secured from the repository.
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Immediate source of acquisition
Walter J. Stork, MD donated the papers to the Houston Academy of Medicine – Texas Medical Center Library.
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Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
IC 034 San Jacinto Lung Association records
- Citation: Walter J. Stork, MD papers; MS 009; 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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Rules or conventions
Finding aid based on DACS ( Describing Archives: A Content Standard).
The Collection was received and organized by Elizabeth White. The material underwent minimal in-house conservation by the archivists. The Collection was processed to Tier Level 2 by Albert Duran, project archivist under the direction of the McGovern Archivist in April 2016. The Collection was reviewed to establish or re-establish the order. Newspaper clippings were mostly already interleaved with archival bond. Original Order of the collection has been maintained. The folders are arranged as they were received from Dr. Stork. The folder headings are those he assigned or are taken from the research papers.
Finding aid prepared by Albert Duran.