Randall Wright papers on Kazakhstan health care

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MS 224

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Randall Wright papers on Kazakhstan health care


  • 1999-2000 (Creation)


1 cubic foot (2 boxes)

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The Randall Wright papers on Kazakhstan health care are related to a Baylor College of Medicine and United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) conducted health care initiatives among populations in Kazakhstan and other regions the former Soviet Union. The initial assessment was related to the affects of above ground nuclear testing of weapons on regional populations. Randall Wright is a former administrator with Methodist Hospital and UMCOR. These papers are from materials he preserved from his work in the area in the 1990s. The collection includes photos, PowerPoint slides printed on paper, regional maps, correspondence, and memos. The collection is in good condition and measures about one cubic foot (one box).

Subjects: Radiation Effects and Events, Baylor College of Medicine, United Methodist Committee on Relief ( UMCOR )

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Open for research.

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Materials are in good condition.

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  • English

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Randall Wright donated these papers on Monday, April 29, 2019. He delivered a 1 cubit-foot plastic contain to Philip Montgomery during a breakfast meeting at Le Peep restaurant in the Rice Village.

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  • Citation: Randall Wright papers on Kazakhstan health care; MS 224; 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: Separated materials from red file folder into 3 separate folders: Kazakhstan site visit reports and final report, Semipalatinsk program materials, Kazakhstan trip materials

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