Sara Rozin papers

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MS 206

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Sara Rozin papers


  • 1990s (Creation)


0.25 cubic feet (1 box)

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Scope and content

The Sara Rozin papers consists of photographs related to Sara Rozin’s work with Dr. Armin Weinberg and radiation effects and events projects in Kazakhstan and Russia. The program was organized mostly through the United Methodist Health Initiative. Three videos (VHS) related to her daughter’s wedding in 1993 were digitized and are stored in the digital collection drive (DCD). The original cassettes were returned to the donor. During the reception a rabbi sang the Chernobyl Song. A clip of it has been extracted and stored with the other video files. The material is in English, Russian, and Hebrew. Collection consists of one box equaling 0.25 cubic feet and contains 202 photographs and digital video files. Digital files are stored in the digital collection drive (DCD).

Subjects: Radiation Effects and Events

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Some restrictions.

Physical access

Materials are in good condition.

Technical access

Conditions governing reproduction

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the repository, McGovern Historical Center.

Languages of the material

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Russian

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Level 1

Immediate source of acquisition

Sara Rozin donated the materials on 3/17/2017 at Dr. Jack Schull's 95th birthday dinner.

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Accruals are expected.

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  • Citation: Sara Rozin papers; MS 206; 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.
  • Processing information: Photographs were originally in three large frames and a scrapbook. They were de-framed and removed from scrapbook. Photographs rehoused into document boxes, using acid-free folders and preservers. Photographs will be digitized.

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Archivist's note

Processed by Karen Weinberg and Sandra Yates, 2019.

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