Name and location of repository
Level of description
Bela Halpert, MD papers
- 1875-1965 (Creation)
.75 cubic foot (2 boxes)
Name of creator
Bela Halpert was born in Hungary in 1896. He received his medical degree from the German University in Prague. He held positions as pathologist, instructor, professor, and fellow at German University, Johns Hopkins Medical School, University of Chicago, William Harvey Cushing Memorial Hospital, Yale University as well as various institutions in New Orleans and Oklahoma. He came to Houston in 1949 where he served as chief of laboratory services for the Veterans Administration and professor of pathology at Baylor College of Medicine.
Citation: Baker, Marilyn M. The History of Pathology in Texas. Texas Society of Pathologists, 1996. pp. 169-170.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Bela Halpert, MD papers consists of 2 boxes and contains photographs, biographical information, letters, and reprints, that document the career and research of Dr. Halpert and Dr. Carl Langenbuch.
System of arrangement
This collection is arranged into the following series.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce should be secured from the repository.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Generated finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Bela Halpert, MD donated the papers to the Houston Academy of Medicine – Texas Medical Center Library. 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 from early April 2016.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
No accurals are expected for this collection.
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
The following are other manuscript collections related to Pathology:
MS 068 Carl F Tessmer, MD papers
MS 107 William O. Russell, MD papers
MS 119 Stanely Greenberg, MD papers
- Citation: Bela Halpert, MD papers; MS 010; 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.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Finding aid based on DACS ( Describing Archives: A Content Standard).
The Collection was reviewed to establish or re-establish the order. Materials 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. Halpert. The folder headings are those he assigned or are taken from the envelopes.
Finding aid prepared by Albert Duran.