Name and location of repository
Level of description
Homer E. Prince, MD papers
- 1934-1983 (Creation)
.25 cubic foot (1 box)
Name of creator
Dr.Homer Edward Prince was born June 2, 1904 in Milam County, Texas. practiced general medicine in Galveston, Texas between 1930-1936. Between 1936-1958 Dr. Prince focused his practice on allergies in Houston, Texas. There he organized the Association of Allergists for Mycological Investigations in 1938. Between 1958-1962 he continued his practice half-time in Crockett, Texas. Dr. Prince would return to full-time practice in Waco, Texas, between 1962-1965. He would continue practicing in Waco until 1976. Dr. Prince died in Dallas County on June 5, 1990, and is buried at Evergreen Memorial Park in Crockett.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Homer E. Prince, MD papers (MS038) is .25 cubic foot and consists of 1 document box. This collection documents the professional career of Dr. Homer E. Prince. The collection includes brief biographical information (1 document), and the remaining materials are composed of Dr. Prince's reprints published research within a range of medical and academic journals. Dr. Prince's research includes: reports on mold allergies; respiratory diseases, infections, and treatements; papers on allergies to various biological and evironemental agents; and various other treatments for allergies. The reprints date between 1934-1983. The collection is in good condition.
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Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Unrestricted. Material is open for research.
Materials are in good condition.
Conditions governing reproduction
Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the repository, McGovern Historical Center.
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Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
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Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Dr. Homer Prince donated his papers in January 1984.
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
IC 098 HAM-TMC Library Historical Photograph Collection; MS 271 Joseph Mauer Photograph Collection
- Citation: The Homer E. Prince, MD papers; MS 038; 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.
- Processing information: The Collection was reviewed, and the contents such as the reprints and biographical information document were beginning to bend. Materials were already in acid-free folders. Original Order of the collection has been maintained. Item, P-3425, was removed from IC 098 TMC Library Historical Photograph Collection and reincorporated into the MS 038 Homer E. Prince, MD papers according to donor records.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)
Finding aid prepared by Kelsey L. Koym, 2019.