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Archival Collections

archival adj. ~ 1. Of or pertaining to archives. - 2. Records · Having enduring value; permanent. archives (also archive), n. ~ 1. Materials created or received by a person, family, or organization, public or private, in the conduct of their ...

Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission

List of all ABCC Collections On November 18, 1946, Harry Truman authorized the National Research Council to establish an organization “to undertake a long range, continuing study of the biological and medical effects of the atomic bomb on man.” The...

Digital Collections

Browse Digital Collections The McGovern Historical Center is working to digitize and provide online access to many of its collections. Our digital collections document the history of medicine through rare pamphlets and books. In addition, the MHC is...

Radiation Effects & Events Archive Project

The Texas Medical Center Library's McGovern Historical Center has created a new family of collections under the umbrella of “Radiation Effects and Events.” The McGovern archivists began this project in cooperation with Dr. Armin Weinberg at Baylor Coll...

Rare Books Collections

Search Rare Book Collections The Rare Book Collections of the McGovern Historical Center has more than 18,000 items in the following main collecting areas: history of medicine; dentistry; gout, rheumatism & arthritis; public health, medical education,...

Reference Files

Below is the Texas Medical Center Library, McGovern Historical Center, Reference Files Inventory Repository: Archive of the Texas Medical Center Library, John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center. The archive is located at 8272 El...

Roster of Deceased Texas Physicians

The Roster of Deceased Texas Physicians is a database that provides references to obituaries, biographical information and archival resources for 13,321 Texas physicians born in the early 19th century to death dates in 2009. The Roster   lists...

Texas Medical History

The McGovern Historical Center seeks to document the history of medicine in Texas, specifically in Harris County, Houston and The Texas Medical Center, and to make that information broadly available. The McGovern Historical Center has many books, documents,...