Collections

Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission

On November 18, 1946, Harry Truman authorized the National Research Council to establish an organization "to undertake a long range, continuing study of the biological and medical effects of the atomic bomb on man." The result was the Atomic Bomb Casualty...

Digital Collections

Image Galleries Texas Health Facilities Postcards Books The following books are available within the McGovern Center section of DigitalCommons. Click the link to go to the digital item or subject.

Institutional Papers Collection

The Institutional Collection contain materials from institutions in the Texas Medical Center, Houston area hospitals and medical organizations, the Atomic Bomb Causality Commission and NASA Space Life Sciences Archives. The collections contain: Administrative...

Manuscript Collections

The Manuscript Collection contain materials from prominent physicians and others that were influential in the Texas Medical Center, the Atomic Bomb Casuality Commission and in American Rheumatology. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, reprints,...

Medical Artwork

The McGovern Center has many original artworks and artifacts that relate to the health care profession. Some of the resources are oil paintings, pastels, or sculptures. These art pieces were created by health care providers or by artists who used health...

Rare Books Collection

Most of the McGovern Center's rare books, along with many of the photographs and manuscript collections, have been cataloged and may be searched in the Library's Online Catalog . Books and other materials in the McGovern Center do NOT circulate.

Roster of Deceased Texas Physicians

The Roster of Deceased Texas Physicians is a database that provides references to obituaries, biographical information and archival resources for 13,321 Texas physicians born in the early 19th century to death dates in 2009. The Roster   lists physicians ...

Texas Health Facilities Postcards

The McGovern Center's extensive collection of Texas Health Facilities Postcards has been digitized and many are currently available online. Below is a list of available postcard galleries. They are grouped by location. The postcard galleries are a...

Texas Medical History

The McGovern Center seeks to document the history of medicine in Texas, specifically in Harris County, Houston and the Texas Medical Center, and to make that information broadly available. The McGovern Center has many books, documents, maps, pamphlets,...