Mylie E. Durham, Jr., MD papers

Summary:Interview of Dr. Mylie Durham by Ellen Durckel Interview with Dr. Mylie Durham conducted by Ellen Durckel - 3/5/1985: Dr. Mylie Durham Tape 1 Si... Interview with Dr. Mylie Durham conducted by Ellen Durckel - Dr. Mylie Durham Tape 2 Side 1 & 2 Interview with Dr. Mylie Durham conducted by Ellen Durckel -  Tape 3 Side  & 2 Interview with Dr. Mylie Durham conducted by Ellen Durckel - Dr. Mylie Durham Tape 4 Side 1 & 2 Interview with Dr. Mylie Durham conducted by Ellen Durckel - Final Interview: Dr. Mylie Durham Si... Index of Interviews with Mylie E. Durham Jr., MD March 1985 Biography Information- Mylie E. Durham Jr., MD Summary of Interview with Doctor Mylie E. Durham, Jr., MD Summary of Interview with Doctor Mylie E. Durham, Jr., MD Harris County Medical Society Ellen Durckel Interviewing Dr. Mylie E. Durham, Jr. March, 1985 Harris County Medical Society Ellen Durckel Interviewing Dr. Mylie E. Durham, Jr. (Continued) Harris County Medical Society Ellen Durckel Interviewing Interviewing Dr. Mylie E. Durham, Jr. (C...

Identity elements

Reference code

MS 079

Level of description

Collection

Title

Mylie E. Durham, Jr., MD papers

Date(s)

  • 1985 (Creation)

Extent

0.25 cubic feet (1 box)

Name of creator

(1919-1991)

Biographical history

Mylie Eugene Durham, Jr. was born April 7, 1919, in Houston. His father, Mylie Durham, Sr. (7 March 1893 – 7 March 1962) was also a doctor, originally from Winfield, Louisiana; Durham Elementary School was named for Durham, Sr., in 1968 in honor of his years of service at Heights Hospital. Durham, Jr’s, brother Charles also went into medicine as a obstetrician.
Durham died June 3, 1991, in Houston.

Content and structure elements

Scope and content

MS 079 the Mylie E. Durham Jr., MD papers consists primarily of an oral interview conducted circa 1985 in the form of a printed transcript and six (6) cassette tapes. Dr. Durham Jr. was a native Houstonian. He was a member of the Harris Country Medical Society, the Texas Medical Association, and the American Medical Association. The collection consists of 0.25 cubic feet (1 box).

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Conditions governing access

Do not release until one year after the death of Dr. Durham.

Physical access

This collection is in good condition. However, care should be taken with the six cassette tapes because of age.

Technical access

Need an audiocassette player

Conditions governing reproduction

Do not release until one year after the death of Dr. Durham.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

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Finding aids

None.

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Custodial history

Information about the custodial history is lacking. However, the questions of the oral history were "directed by Doctor Roger Bulger," so he might be the individual directing and conducting the oral interview, and the person who transferred the collection the Texas Medical Center Library's archive.

Immediate source of acquisition

Source is unknown. Assumed to be the creator.

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No accruals are expected for this collection.

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Specialized notes

  • Citation: Mylie E. Durham, Jr., MD papers; MS 079; 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.

Alternative identifier(s)

TARO

00203

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