George J. Ehni, MD papers

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MS 052

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George J. Ehni, MD papers


  • 1940-1983 (Creación)


11.5 cubic feet (22 boxes)

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Historia biográfica

George John Ehni, MD was a neurosurgeon who practiced in Houston from 1949-1986. During 1959-1979 he was chairman of the division of neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine. Born in 1914 in Pekin, Ill, Dr. Ehni was a 1939 graduate of Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He served an internship at Cincinnati (Ohio) General Hospital (July 1939-1940) and a residency at the Mayo Foundation in Rochester, Minn (July 1940-1944). During World War II, Dr. Ehni served in the US Navy. In 1946 he moved to Temple and established the department of neurosurgery at Scott and White Clinic. He moved to Houston in 1949. Dr. Ehni was a past president of the Neurosurgical Society of America, the Southern Neurosurgical Society, and the International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine. He died September 2, 1986 at the age of 72.

[Source: Obituary, Texas Medicine, January 1987, p.82]

Área de contenido y estructura

Alcance y contenido

George J. Ehni, MD papers contains documents relating to Dr. Ehni’s life and career in neurology, including correspondence, manuscripts, research materials, and reprints. Some of these materials appear to be related to lectures or talks given by Ehni.

Sistema de arreglo

There is no apparent order or series groupings across folders in this collection. Folders are typically labeled by topic and contain a variety of different materials on that topic. For instance, a folder might contain research, correspondence, lecture notes, and article reprints.

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Condiciones de acceso

Open for research.

Acceso físico

Materials are in good condition.

Acceso técnico


Copyright restrictions may apply. Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the repository, McGovern Historical Center.

Idiomas del material

  • inglés

Escritura(s) de los documentos

  • latín

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Origen del ingreso

Velaire Florence Kaplan Enhi, Dr. Ehni's wife, signed deed of gift on November 29, 1986.

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Accruals are not expected for this collection.

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  • Mención: George J. Ehni, MD papers; MS 052; McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.
  • Procesamiento de la información: Folder inventory prepared by Gina Leonard, August 17, 2021. Reviewed and uploaded to AtoM, and collection description updated by Matt Richardson, September 23, 2021.

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Nota del archivista

Gina Leonard, 5/2/2013; updated August 17, 2021.

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