Name and location of repository
Level of description
Alvis Greer, MD papers
0.5 cubic feet (1 box)
Name of creator
Alvis Eugene Greer was born May 6, 1885, in Gallatin, Illinois. He earned his MD from Northwestern University in 1908 and received an Alpha Omega Alpha key at graduation. He spent two years at Harvard Postgraduate Medical School and served in the Army Medical Corps in World War I. Geer specialized in internal medicine and diseases of the chest. Taught at Baylor College of Medicine and was on staff at the Houston Tuberculosis Hospital, Memorial Hospital, and Jefferson Davis Hospital. He was a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, serving on its board of examiners from 1946 to 1952 and president from 1953 to 1954. He died in Houston on August 8, 1975, and is buried at Forest Park Cemetery.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
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.
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Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Materials are in good condition.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright restrictions apply.
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Language and script notes
Inventory is available.
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Immediate source of acquisition
Source is unknown. Assumed to be creator.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
No accruals are expected for this collection.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: Alvis Greer, MD papers; MS 047; 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
Inventory prepared by MJ Figard, January 28, 2008.
Place access points
Name access points
- Greer, Alvis (Subject)