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Lucile Baird Papers Now Online

[Black-and-white photograph of Lucile Baird standing between two nurses, 1927. MS247-11, MS 249 Lucile Baird papers, McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Center Library]

by Matt Richardson, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian Newly acquired, processed, and digitized! There’s something to be said for small archival collections. For one thing, they present great training opportunities for interns and volunteers.* On top of that, every now and then, they give an archivist the chance to make that rarest of assertions: This […]

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IC 058 Exhibit in the TMC Library


by Matt Richardson, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian If you find yourself in the TMC Library (and we hope you will!), you’ll notice a new exhibit showcasing materials from the McGovern Historical Center. This exhibit highlights our extensive Texas State Board of Medical Examiners records (IC 058). If that sounds familiar, it may be because […]

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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 […]

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Dr. Desmond’s papers now available

The papers of Murdina MacFarquhar Desmond, M.D., FAAP are now available at the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center (HAM-TMC) Library’s Historical Research Center (HRC) at 8272 El Rio, Suite 190, Houston.  A guide to the 3.5 linear feet of material is online at: Dr. Desmond (1916-2003) was a member of a 1950s team […]

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