Closed May 19-20
The McGovern Historical Center will be closed to the public May 19-20, 2022. Staff can provided limited services during this time. Please contact us
if you need assistance. The Center will be open again with full services on Monday, May 23. Sorry for the inconvenience.
The McGovern Historical Center (MHC) at the Texas Medical Center Library (The TMC Library) preserves and provides access to the historical collections and rare materials of the Texas Medical Center’s (TMC) institutions, faculty, and staff. The MHC has notable rare book and archival collections on the history of the TMC, foundations of medicine, rheumatology, public health, psychiatry, and the effects of radiation. Our most prominent collections include Texas Medical Center, Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, and Medical World News Photograph Collection.