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TMC Library Exhibit Featuring McGovern Historical Center Archival Collections

by Matt Richardson, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian October is Archives Month! The TMC Library is celebrating with a special opportunity to support the McGovern Historical Center. Help us secure the history of the Texas Medical Center. https://library.tmc.edu/mcgovern/2022/09/28/give-2-history-secure-the-past/ Since the McGovern Historical Center is headquartered a couple miles south of the main TMC Library, visibility… Continue Reading Windows into the McGovern Historical Center […]

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Thanks to SCAMeL, TMC Library’s A/V History is Getting New Life

by Matt Richardson, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian October is Archives Month! The TMC Library is celebrating with a special opportunity to support the McGovern Historical Center. Help us secure the history of the Texas Medical Center. https://library.tmc.edu/mcgovern/2022/09/28/give-2-history-secure-the-past/ For those of you who’ve been following the McGovern Historical Center for a while, you know our… Continue Reading Thanks to SCAMeL, TMC Library’s A/V History is Getting New Life […]

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1970s Video Interviews from the TMC Historical Resources Project

by Matt Richardson, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian October is Archives Month! The TMC Library is celebrating with a special opportunity to support the McGovern Historical Center. Help us secure the history of the Texas Medical Center. https://library.tmc.edu/mcgovern/2022/09/28/give-2-history-secure-the-past/ In the early 1970s, TMC leaders such as Frederick Elliott, William Seybold, and Grant Taylor recognized the… Continue Reading 1970s Video Interviews from the TMC Historical Resources Project […]

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Give 2 History: Secure the Past

Give 2 History: Secure the Past. Help the McGovern Historical Center secure the history of the Texas Medical Center. October is Archives Month! We’re celebrating with a special opportunity to support the McGovern Historical Center at the Texas Medical Center Library. #Give2History Learn More & Give Today! https://ArchivesMonth2022MHC.eventbrite.com

by Sandra Yates, Head of McGovern Historical Center Give Today! October is Archives Month! The TMC Library is celebrating with a special opportunity to support the McGovern Historical Center. Help the McGovern Historical Center secure the history of the Texas Medical Center. When you make a tax-deductible gift to the McGovern Historical Center, your money… Continue Reading Give 2 History: Secure the Past […]

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UT Speech and Hearing Institute Brochures, 1972 or later, IC 012, McGovern Historical Center, TMC Library

by Matt Richardson, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian  The University of Texas has played a defining role in the Texas Medical Center ever since its founding. And the modern incarnation of its Houston footprint—the University of Texas Health Science Center, or UTHealth–is celebrating its 50th anniversary, having been formed in 1972. One of the ways… Continue Reading UT x 3 […]

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IC 058 Exhibit in the TMC Library

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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… Continue Reading IC 058 Exhibit in the TMC Library […]

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Listen to the Voice of a Nobel Winner

Philip Hench and family waving from a balcony

by Matt Richardson, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian The McGovern Historical Center is proud to announce that audio recordings featuring Nobel Prize winners Philip S. Hench and Edward C. Kendall are now available on our collections site. In 1950 the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine recognized Philip S. Hench, Edward C. Kendall, and Tadeus… Continue Reading Listen to the Voice of a Nobel Winner […]

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McGovern Medical Medallions Ready for Research

MS 200 Tray 1 McGovern Medical Medallions including Sigmund Freud and Marie Curie.

by Matt Richardson, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian. Attention numismatists, exonumists, historians of medicine, and lovers of all things McGovern! Your friendly neighborhood archivists are proud to announce the availability of the MS 200 John P. McGovern Medical Medallions Collection. This collection consists of medallions commemorating people, conferences, and other events in the history of… Continue Reading McGovern Medical Medallions Ready for Research […]

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ABCC Photographs and Texas Healthcare Postcards Online

Two women working in the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission Histology laboratory., 1960. IC099-p5063-001c, IC 099 Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission Photograph Collection, McGovern Historical Center, TMC Library.

by Matt Richardson, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian Recently, we wrote about efforts here at the MHC to get more historical photographs online. In February, we posted more than 100 images from the IC 104 Texas Medical Center (TMC) Photograph Collection. Since then, our digital collections have continued to grow. The latest addition is a… Continue Reading ABCC Photographs and Texas Healthcare Postcards Online […]

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