Name and location of repository
Level of description
Claude C. Cody, III, MD papers
- 1946-1986 (Creation)
4 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Name of creator
Claude Carr Cody III was born December 10, 1915, in Temple, Texas, and died November 14, 1997, in (Houston?) Harris County. He was the grandson and nephew of the first two Claude Codys; Claude, Jr., had no children. Cody was an ear, nose, and throat specialist. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1939 and interned at Multnomah County Hospital in Portland, Oregon, per his World War II draft card.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Claude C. Cody, III, MD papers consists of biographical material, reprints, articles, sketches, contribution proposals, a brass plaque, case reports, photographs and slides, hearing aid manuals, microscope slides, and a wax ear moulage spanning the life and career of Claude Carr Cody, III, as an ear, nose, and throat specialist. The collection totals 5 boxes and equals 4 cubic feet. Materials are in poor condition.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Open for research.
The collection is extensively water-damaged; at least one box needs to have slumping addressed.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright restrictions apply.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Box-level inventory is available.
Uploaded finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Dr. Cody in 1982 and 1987; additional material apparently donated by Mrs. Muriel Cody in 1999.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
No accruals are expected for this collection.
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: Claude C. Cody, III, MD papers; MS 055; 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
Inventory prepared by Alethea Drexler, January 2020.
Place access points
Name access points
- Cody, Claude C. III (Subject)