Identity elements

Reference code

MS 162

Level of description





  • 1965-1983 (Creation)


0.0625 cubic feet (1 folder) (36 photographs)

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Biographical history

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Scope and content

This collection consists of 36 photos measuring about 5 x 3.5 inches. The photos document events related to the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission or the Radiation Effects Research Foundation from the years 1965 to 1983. The photos show ABCC director George Darling and as well as SHIGEMATSU Itsuzo. Most of the individuals are not identified. UEMOTO Merry, who visited the McGovern Historical Collections research center October 18 and October 19, 2012 along with Dr. Jack Schull, donated the photos. Ms. UEMOTO is a native of Hawaii and now is a permanent resident of Hiroshima, Japan. She served for many years as the secretary for Dr. Schull while he was in Japan. The collection is contained in the Small Manuscript Collection (SMS) within one folder measuring 0.0625 cubic feet.

Subjects: ABCC, RERF, George Darling, SHIGEMATSU Itsuzo

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Conditions governing access

Open for research.

Physical access

The photos are in excellent condition.

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Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

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Immediate source of acquisition

Donated by UEMOTO Merry, who visited the McGovern Historical Collections research center October 18 and 19, 2012 along with Dr. Jack Schull.

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No accruals are expected for this collection.

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Specialized notes

  • Citation: UEMOTO Merry ABCC-RERF papers; MS 162; 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.

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Archivist's note

Minimally processed by Philip Montgomery, 2012

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Physical storage

  • Shelf: 5.38
  • Box: SMS 01