Name and location of repository
Level of description
Joyce E. Yost, PhD papers
- 1983-1997 (Creation)
3.5 cubic feet (7 boxes)
Name of creator
Joyce Elizabeth Elder Yost, while a doctoral student at University of Texas Health Science Center - School of Public Health, completed her dissertation titled “AIDS Talk” in December 1996.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Joyce E. Yost, PhD papers consist of 7 boxes and contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, printed material, speeches, magazines, newsletters, manuals, books, studies, reports, reprints, prophylactic material, financial documents, and meeting minutes and materials that document Yost’s doctoral dissertation research. Materials are mostly in good condition with some water damage. Collection includes information related to the Montrose Clinic and AIDS Foundation Houston (AFH), and other AIDS organizations, activist groups and programs
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Unrestricted. Material is open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the repository, McGovern Historical Center.
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Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Joyce Yost donated her papers to the McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center in 1997. The collection was received and organized by Elizabeth White. The material underwent minimal in-house conservation by the archivists. The collection was processed by Traci Patterson under the direction of the McGovern Archivist in May 2018.
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
IC 072 AIDS Houston Collection; MS 138 AIDS Practice Manual; IC 004 Harris County Medical Society
- Citation: Joyce E. Yost, PhD papers; MS 208; 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
Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)
Joyce Yost donated her papers to the McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center. the collection was initially grouped within IC 072. Materials associated with Dr. Yost's research were separated to create a new collection. The collection was processed using MPLP standards, and original order of the collection was maintained. The folders are arranged as they were received from Yost. The folder headings are those she assigned.
Subject access points
Name access points
- AIDS Foundation Houston (Subject)
- Montrose Clinic (Subject)
- Yost, Joyce E. (Subject)
- University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. School of Public Health (Subject)