George J. Ehni, MD papers

Zone d'identification


MS 052

Niveau de description



George J. Ehni, MD papers


  • 1940-1983 (Production)


11.5 cubic feet (22 boxes)

Nom du producteur


Notice biographique

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]

Zone du contenu et de la structure

Portée et contenu

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.

Mode de classement

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.

Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Conditions d’accès

Open for research.

Accès physique

Materials are in good condition.

Accès technique

Conditions de reproduction

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

Langue des documents

  • anglais

Écriture des documents

  • latin

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Historique de la conservation


Source immédiate d'acquisition

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

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation


Accruals are not expected for this collection.

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Notes spécialisées

  • Citation: George J. Ehni, MD papers; MS 052; McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.
  • Information en traitement: 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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Note de l'archiviste

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


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