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This document details the people and institutions who were instrumental in the establishment and development of the Texas Medical Center (TMC). Biographical information about the founders, role the M. D. Anderson Foundation, and opening of the main institutions in the early 1950s is detailed. A copy of a speech given in 1958 by W. B. Bates, one of the trustees of the M. D. Anderson Foundation, on the history and development of the TMC is significant because he was one of the founders of the TMC.
This document was commissioned by the Houston Chamber of Commerce in 1971 as the Texas Medical Center began a new phase of expansion with the pending addition of The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. It includes information about each of the 21 institutions which comprised the TMC at that time.
Houston Chamber of Commerce
Texas, Harris County (Tex.), Houston (Tex.), Texas Medical Center, Academic Medical Centers, Medical Education, Nursing Education, Health Facilities, Hospitals, Health Occupations, Community Health Services.
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Houston Chamber of Commerce, "Texas Medical Center --- Its Origins" (1971). Texas Medical History E-Books. Book 5.