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PARTNERS records

[PARTNERS Logo from brochure. IC 089 box17, PARTNERS records, McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Center Library]

Newly updated! The records of PARTNERS have been processed and an updated finding aid is available at

PARTNERS (Providing Advancement Resources to Nursing Education, Research, and Students) was formed in 1994 through the leadership of Dean Patricia L. Starck, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Margaret A. “Peggy” Barnett, founding chair of PARTNERS.

Their collection at the McGovern Historical Center contains materials documenting the organization’s efforts in support of the Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston.

A significant portion of the collection concerns events such as luncheons, coffees, and other events held by PARTNERS. In many cases there is extensive documentation relating to the planning of these events.

Other materials in the collection include financials (budgets, deposit records, invoices); board records (chair’s notebooks, meeting minutes); membership records (lists, invitations); scholarships and research grants (reports, scholarship information, grant proposals); public relations and print material (media, annual reports, brochures); and correspondence (development, thank you letters).

The records date back to 1992, just prior to the formal beginning of the organization.