Judson L. Taylor, MD papers

Manuscript Collection No. 210


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Repository: Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library; The John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, 1133 John Freeman Blvd.Houston, Texas 77030-2809.
Creator: Taylor, Judson L.
Title Judson L. Taylor, MD papers
Dates: 1940-1951
Quantity: 0.75 cubic feet (1 oversize box)
Abstract: The Judson L. Taylor, MD papers consists of one oversize photograph portrait, two full sheet newspapers, and other newspapers clippings related to Judson Taylor and his brother, Dr. Martin Junius Taylor. Dr. Judson L. Taylor was a surgeon and served as Commander in the United States Navy. The collection is in good condition, and all materials are stored in one oversize box.
Identification: MS 210
Location: Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library, Houston, Texas.
Language: English

Biographical Notes

Judson Ludwell Taylor was born August 5, 1881, at New Waverly, Texas. He died November 28, 1944. Doctor Taylor was a surgeon and served as Commander in the United States Navy. He was a founding member of the American Board of Surgery. He lead the formation of a permanent blood plasma bank for the Gulf Coast area. He served as president of the State Medical Association and Harris County Medical Society, and was instrumental in developing the Post-Graduate Medical Assembly of South Texas. He played a large part in establishing the Dental Branch of The University of Texas.

Martin Junius Taylor, older brother of Judson Taylor, was born in 1870. He was a physician and surgeon in Texas, practicing medicine for 27 years. After receiving his medical degree in 1892 from Memphis Hospital Medical College, he began his practice in Polk County, Texas. He moved to Houston in 1918, where he was a staff member many of the Houston-area hospitals, becoming President of Memorial Hospital staff. He served as president of both the Polk County Medical Society and the Harris County Medical Society. He died on October 21, 1949.

Resolution on the Death of Dr. Judson L. Taylor, Board Minutes of the Houston District Dental Society, February 17, 1945.

“Dr. M. J. Taylor Succumbs after Long Illness”, newspaper clipping, October 21, 1949. MS 210 Judson L. Taylor, MD papers. McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Center Library.

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Scope and Content Note

The Judson L. Taylor, MD papers consists of one oversize photograph portrait, two full sheet newspapers, and other newspapers clippings related to Judson Taylor and his brother, Dr. Martin Junius Taylor. The Collection is in good condition, and all materials are stored in one oversize box.

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Arrangement of Collection

This collection is arranged into the following series.

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Access restrictions

Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce should be secured from the repository.

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Other materials related to Judson Taylor can be found in the HAM-TMC Library Historical Photogrpah Collection (IC 098).

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Index terms

 

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Taylor, Judson Ludwell
Taylor, Martin Junius

Houston, TX

Commander United States Navy
Physician

Houston Chronicle
Houston Post

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Preferred Citation

Collection title; MS 210; 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

Oversize photograph, newspapers, and duplications are housed in oversize folders. Newsclippings are stored in legal file folders. All items are stored in one oversize box.

Appraisal

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Other Finding Aids

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Bibliography

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Photograph and Newspapers clippings 1940-1951
Scope and Content Note: This series includes a photograph portrait of Judson L. Taylor in his U. S. Navy uniform and newspaper clipping relating to him and his borther, Dr. Martin Junius Taylor.
Box Folder
OV 098 1 Judson L. Taylor (1881-1944). Newspaper clippings, 1940-1942, 1951.
2 Judson L. Taylor (1881-1944). Newspaper clippings, 1940-1944.
3 Martin Junius Taylor (1870-1949). Newspaper clippings, Obiturary, 1949.
4 Photograph portrait of Judson L. Taylor, c. 1940.
5 Newspapers, 1940-1944.
6 Newspapers copies, 1940-1944.