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Complete Finding Aid for the Medical World News Photograph Collection Is Available!

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by Sandra Yates Archivist and Special Collections Librarian The Texas Medical Center Library, McGovern Historical Center is excited to announce the completion of the IC 077 Medical World News Photograph Collection. A complete finding aid and inventory is now online and available for researchers. The Medical World News Photograph Collection is one of the largest… Continue Reading Complete Finding Aid for the Medical World News Photograph Collection Is Available! […]

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Medical World News: Contact Sheets and Photo Shoots

by Sandra YatesArchivist and Special Collections Librarian I’ve been working with a media firm to find archival materials for a documentary about the history of cancer. They are specifically looking for images within our Medical World News Collection. This project has been a great opportunity for me to familiarize myself with this amazing photograph collection… Continue Reading Medical World News: Contact Sheets and Photo Shoots […]

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Product News: Shopping Hints from 1967

by Sandra Yates, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian Archives Assistant, Gina, started a much-needed inventory of the Medical World News Collection this week. To our surprise, it isn’t just medical news! The archive staff had a great time looking at some of the cutting-edge household products of 1967, and we think you will, too. Here’s… Continue Reading Product News: Shopping Hints from 1967 […]

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Medical World News: Conjoined Twins

by Sandra Yates, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian The Medical World News Collection is one of the largest and most interesting in the McGovern Historical Center. Comprised of over 80,000 photographic prints, slides, and negatives, it offers an expansive visual tour of medical advances from 1960-1994. For most, if not all, of the images in… Continue Reading Medical World News: Conjoined Twins […]

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Moon-sun man with owl

I love the archives. I found this image today while doing a random check of a box with a lid that was not properly seated. There is no context, no official caption, no indication of why the man and the owl, probably stuffed, are posing together. It was the 60s. Enough said. Philip Montgomery, archivist […]

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"Hearing" at Finger Tips

by Philip Montgomery, archivist Archives require constant maintenance. We are for ever moving  boxes, finding homes for random items, making lists, checking them twice, shelving, reshelving and processing collections so we can highlight little hidden gems. Today’s picture is one of those little hidden gems. This is a photo of Vice President Hubert Humphrey and… Continue Reading "Hearing" at Finger Tips […]

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