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The item was written by the Historical Committee of the Harris County Medical Society and signed on October 28, 1948.

A brief history of medicine in Texas is given before the focus shifts to the Harris County and Houston area. Information on the early years is taken from various sources such as Pat Ireland Nixon’s The Medical Story of Early Texas and the writings of George Plunkett (Mrs. S. C.) Red. Significant information comes from the Minutes of the Harris County Medical Society.

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Texas, Texas Medical Association, Texas Medical Center, Harris County (Tex.), Harris County Medical Society (Tex.), Houston (Tex.), Post Graduate Medical Assembly of South Texas, Medical Societies, Physicians, 19th Century History of Medicine, 20th Century History of Medicine.


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