Robert Sobocinski, MD Collection

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Reference code

MS 183

Level of description

Collection

Title

Robert Sobocinski, MD Collection

Date(s)

  • 1893-1950s (Creation)

Extent

0.5 cubic feet (1 box)

Name of creator

(1928-2009)

Biographical history

Robert Stanley Sobocinski was born April 6, 1928 in North Tonawanda, New York. He earned his MD from the University of Buffalo Medical School and served as medical officer in the US Navy between 1952 and 1955, aboard the USS Siboney. He was a family physician in Houston for many years. He died August 4, 2009, and is buried at Forest Park East in Webster

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Scope and content

The Robert Sobocinski collection includes an otoscope and a hematocytometer set with accompanying pipettes, lancet, tubing, frame and comparator glass, and original boxes and literature.

Restrictions: Copyright restrictions may apply.

Subjects: General Medicine, realia.

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions to access.

Physical access

The 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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None.

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Custodial history

Deed-1

Immediate source of acquisition

Patricia Anne Sobocinski, estate of Dr. Robert Sobocinski. Acknowledgement sent by Sandra Yates for Books on June 18, 2014 to Patricia Sobocinski; and for realia on August 7, 2014.

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No accruals are expected for this collection.

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Specialized notes

  • Citation: Robert Sobocinski, MD Collection; MS 183; 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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TARO

00283

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