John P. McGovern, MD papers

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Reference code

MS 115

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Collection

Title

John P. McGovern, MD papers

Date(s)

  • 1901-2002 (Creation)

Extent

141.25 cubic feet (256 boxes)

Name of creator

(1921 - 2007)

Biographical history

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Scope and content

The papers of John P. McGovern document his medical career, the creation of the McGovern Allergy Clinic, his editorial and writing leadership, and his founding assistance and support for the American Osler Society. Dr. McGovern was energetic in leading many medical associations, promoting humanism in medicine.

Subjects: Allergy, philanthropy

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Conditions governing access

No access restrictions. Open for research.

Physical access

Materials are in good condition.

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Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

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Inventory is available. Needs updating with accruals. Consult an archivist to confirm material locations.

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Custodial history

Deed-3

Immediate source of acquisition

The McGovern papers were donated primarily by Mrs. McGovern and the John P. McGovern Foundation. These materials were received between 2005 and 2010.

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  • Citation: John P. McGovern, MD papers; MS 115; 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.
  • Processing information: Oversize materials relocated to oversize section. Many framed items removed from frames and placed in oversize or document boxes.

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TARO

00228

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