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James H. Steele, DVM, MPH Papers;<br /> 1938-2010; MS 104<br />

James H. Steele, DVM, MPH Papers;
1938-2010; MS 104


TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Collection Overview
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Contents Note
  • Restrictions
  • Index Terms
  • Related Material
  • Administrative Information
  • Detailed Description of the Collection
  • Series I: Biographical and Personal, 1938-2010
  • Series II: Professional Organizations and Conferences, 1957-2009
  • Series III: Lectures and Speaking Engagments 1981-2008
  • Series IV: Subject Files and Research 1955-2010
  • Series V: Professional Life, Correspondence, and Travel 1948-2008
  • Series VI: Books and Publications 1950-2004
  • Series VII: Awards and Certificates 1968-2008
  • Collection Overview

    Repository: John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library
    Creator: Steele, James H.
    Title: James H. Steele, DVM, MPH papers
    Dates: 1938-2010
    Quantity: 55 cubic feet (137 boxes)
    Abstract: The James H. Steele DVM, MPH papers document the life and career of James H. Steele, who is considered the father of veterinary
    public health. These papers provide information about Steele’s research, professional activities and correspondence, travels,
    and achievements. The collection is 55 cubic feet in size and materials are in good condition.
    Identification: MS 104
    Language: English, Spanish

    Biographical Note

    James H. Steele, DVM, was born in Chicago on April 13, 1913. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan
    State and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. Steele started the veterinary division of the Centers of Disease
    Control and Prevention in 1947. In the 1950s, Steele led development of rabies vaccinations and preventive medicine programs
    at both the federal and state levels. He traveled to over 60 countries to establish international veterinary public health
    services. He also served as the United States’ first assistant surgeon general for veterinary affairs in 1968 and then served
    as the deputy assistant secretary for health and human services in 1970. In 1971, Steele became a professor at the University
    of Texas School of Public Health in Houston, TX, a role he kept until his retirement in 1983. At the age of 100, Dr. James H. Steele died on November 10, 2013.

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    Scope and Contents Note

    The James H. Steele DVM, MPH papers (MS104) is 55 cubic feet and consists of 137 documents boxes, VHS, audiocassettes and
    1 oversize photo. It contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, lectures, certificates and
    awards, topical research files, newsclippings, photographs, audiovisual materials, collected books and publications, and other
    realia that detail the personal life, professional activities, and leadership of James H. Steele during his time at the Centeres
    of Dissease Control and Prevention, as a professor at the University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston, TX, as Assistant
    Surgeon General, and his retirement. The materials are in good condition.

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    Access Restrictions

    Unrestricted. Material is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

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

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    IC013- University of Texas School of Public Health

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    Index Terms

    Subjects (Persons)

    Steele, James H.

    Subjects (Organizations)

    Center for Disease Control. Veterinary Public Health Services
    Harvard School of Public Health
    Michigan State University. Veterinary Clinical Center
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. School of Public Health
    World Health Organization.
    World Veterinary Congress

    Subjects

    Epidemiology.
    Medicine
    Public health.
    Rabies.
    Travel.
    Tuberculosis in cattle
    Vaccination of animals
    Veterinarians–United States.
    Zoonoses.

    Places

    Houston (Texas)
    United States. Public Health Service. Office of the Surgeon General.

    Document Types

    articles
    audiocassettes
    books
    certificates
    photographs
    research (documents)
    travel guidebooks
    VHS

    Occupation

    professors (teachers)
    veterinarians


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    Preferred Citation

    James H. Steele, DVM, MPH papers; MS 104; 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.

    Acquisition Information

    James H. Steele donated materials on October 8, 2010, November 10, 2010, and March 22, 2011.

    Processing Information

    The collection was reviewed to establish or re-establish the order. Original Order of the collection has been maintained.
    The folder headings are those Dr. Steele assigned. Duplicate copies of publications were removed, along with unrelated popular
    magazines and files.

    Additions

    No accurals are expected for this collection.

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    Detailed Description of the Collection

    Series I: Biographical and Personal, 1938-2010
    Box
    1 Notebooks, Diaries, and Birthday Memories
    Box
    2 Personal Correspondence and Planners
    Box
    3 Personal Correspondence
    Box
    4 Biography, Letters, Photos, and Slides
    Box
    5 Address Book and Personal Files
    Box
    6 Greeting Cards and Family Information
    Box
    7 Personal Correspondence
    Box
    8 Family and Travels
    Box
    DC001 Jenny
    Series II: Professional Organizations and Conferences, 1957-2009
    Box
    9-26 Programs, Meeting Notes, Articles, and Correspondence from Conferences and Events
    Box
    gaf-111 75th American Public Health Association Banquet Photo
    Series III: Lectures and Speaking Engagments 1981-2008
    Box
    27 Lecture Notes, Correspondence, and Photos
    Box
    AVA 030 Audio Cassettes of Dr. Steele’s Lectures and Speaking Engagements
    Box
    AVV 043 VHS Recordings of Dr. Steele’s Lectures
    Series IV: Subject Files and Research 1955-2010
    Box
    28 Subject Files: Salmonellosis-Tularemia Skin Test
    Box
    29 Subject Files
    Box
    30-31 Tuberculosis
    Box
    32-33 Subject Files: Laboratory Animals-Pox Disease
    Box
    34 Food Safety and Salmonella
    Box
    35 Subject Files: Zoonoses
    Box
    36 Subject Files: General
    Box
    37 Subject Files: Typhoid, Tularemia, and Trichinosis
    Box
    38-39 Subject File: Q-Fever-Yersinia
    Box
    40 Subject Files: Zoonoses and Antrax
    Box
    41-42 Subject Files: Zoonoses
    Box
    43-45 Subject Files: Bovine Tuberculosis
    Box
    44-46 Subject Files: General
    Box
    47 Subject Files: Aflatoin B-Austria
    Box
    48 Subject Files: General
    Box
    49 Subject Files: World Population
    Box
    50 Subject Files: Veterinary Issues
    Box
    51 Subject Files: Rabies-Salmonella
    Box
    52-53 Topical Index Cards with Bibliographic Information
    Box
    54 Subject Files: General
    Box
    55 Subject Files: Borna Disease-Clay Clostridal Disease
    Box
    56 Subject Files: Influenza
    Box
    57 Subject Files: Rabies
    Box
    58 Subject Files: Arthropodiasis and Stomatitis
    Box
    59 Subject Files: Diplyidiumcanium-Foot and Mouth Disease
    Box
    60 Subject Files: Poultry Disease-Yellow Fever
    Box
    61 Subject Files: Rabies
    Box
    62 Subject Files: Food Hygience and Influenza
    Box
    63-64 Subject Files: General
    Box
    65 Topical Index Cards with Bibliographic Information
    Series V: Professional Life, Correspondence, and Travel 1948-2008
    Box
    66-117 Correspondence, Research, and Travel Information
    Series VI: Books and Publications 1950-2004
    Box
    118-122 Alumni Newsletters, Journals, and Articles
    Box
    123 CRC Handbook Series on Zoonoses
    Box
    124-126 Bulletins, Newsletters, and Journals
    Box
    127 CRC Handbook Series on Zoonoses
    Box
    128 Controls of Communicable Disease in Man
    Box
    129-130 Bulletins, Newsletters, and Journals
    Box
    131 WHO Technical Reports
    Box
    132 Reports and Publications
    Box
    133 Chapters from Zoonoses Handbook
    Box
    134 WHO Technical Reports
    Series VII: Awards and Certificates 1968-2008
    Box
    135 Gold Headed Cane Award and Max Finland Award
    Box
    136 Certificates
    Box
    137 K.F. Meyer Award, Surgeon General Medallion, and Alumni Award