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Marianne Marcus, Ed.D., R.N., F.A.A.N. (1932-2022) 

Marianne Marcus and her family at the McGovern Reception, Focus, Fall 2014

by Matt Richardson, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian, with thanks to Adrian Melissinos, Ph.D., R.N. Professor Emerita Marianne Taft Marcus, Ed.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., of the University of Texas at Houston School of Nursing passed away January 16, 2022.   Dr. Marcus served as the John P. McGovern Distinguished Professor of Addiction Nursing and Director of… Continue Reading Marianne Marcus, Ed.D., R.N., F.A.A.N. (1932-2022)  […]

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Three for One: Memorial Hospital

Nursing students and faculty of Baptist Sanitarium and Hospital Training School for Nurses (later Memorial Hospital), 1918. [Memorial Hospital System records, McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Center Library, IC 022, IC022-Nutrix-p23]

by Sandra Yates, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian The McGovern Historical Center has three finding aids available related to the Memorial Hospital System, one of the earliest hospitals in Houston. Founded in 1907 as the Baptist Sanitarium, Memorial Hospital began as a two-story, wood-framed building at the end of the trolley line on Lamar and… Continue Reading Three for One: Memorial Hospital […]

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Collection reflects changes in nursing school

By Brenda Gunter, MLIS archives intern Gunter processed the Connie Brady collection as part of her practicum at the McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center. Connie Brady was a nursing student at the Shannon West Texas Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in San Angelo, Texas, from 1960 to 1964. The nursing school in San Angelo… Continue Reading Collection reflects changes in nursing school […]

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Baptist Sanitarium student nurses album, circa 1918

by Alethea Drexler archives assistant I’m going to take a little bit of a detour this Friday and do a posting on another of my favorites from the historical collections. The following images are a small selection from a photo album that belongs to the Memorial Hospital collection.  The nutshell history of the Memorial Healthcare… Continue Reading Baptist Sanitarium student nurses album, circa 1918 […]

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