Name and location of repository
Level of description
Richard E. Wainerdi, Ph.D papers
- 1984-2013 (Creation)
21 cubic feet (42 boxes)
Name of creator
Born November 27, 1931, in New York City. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in petroleum engineering. He worked for many years at Texas A&M University and then at Gulf Oil, retiring in 1984 when Gulf Oil was acquired by Chevron. Then he spent 28 years as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Texas Medical Center. Dr. Wainerdi died on March 17, 2021.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
This collection consists of the administrative records and other materials of Dr. Richard Wainerdi who was president of the Texas Medical Center, 1984-2012.
Subjects: Texas Medical Center
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
No access restrictions. 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
Inventory of contents is in each box.
Folder-level inventory completed in May, 2021.
Uploaded finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Dr. Wainerdi donated his papers to the archive. Materials were delivered by his office in November 2015 and March 2016.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Accruals may occur.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
The University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections has a 2007 oral history with Richard Wainerdi, ID 2006-005, Box 11, HHA 00655 (https://digital.lib.uh.edu/search/query:wainerdi/fields:all/mode:all/op:and/alias:houhistory/page:1).
- Citation: Richard E. Wainerdi, Ph.D papers; MS 202; 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.