Name and location of repository
Level of description
John P. McGovern medical medallions collection
- circa 1840 - 2007 (Creation)
0.75 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
This is personal collection of medical medallions acquired by John P. McGovern, MD. The collection equals 0.75 cubic feet and consists of 2 boxes of medical medallions dating from the late 1700s to the 21st century.
Subjects: John P. McGovern, medical medals, medical medallions
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Open for research.
Materials are in good condition.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright restrictions may apply.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by The McGovern Foundation in July 2016.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Retention of duplicates of some medallion should be assessed.
No accruals are expected for this collection.
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: John P. McGovern medical medallions collection; MS 200; 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.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Initial assessment by Philip Montgomery, 2016
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- McGovern, John P. (Subject)