Name and location of repository
Level of description
Robert Sobocinski, MD Collection
- 1893-1950s (Creation)
0.5 cubic feet (1 box)
Name of creator
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
Content and structure elements
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.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
No restrictions to access.
The materials are in good condition.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright restrictions may apply.
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Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
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.
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: 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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Rules or conventions
Place access points
Name access points
- Sobocinski, Robert (Subject)