John P. McGovern, MD Collection of Texas Historical Medical Documents
Donated by Dr. John P. McGovern, John P. McGovern Collection of Texas Historical Medical Documents collection includes medical ledgers, bills, apothecary receipts, legal documents, colonization contracts, a book about effects of climate and weather changes on disease and death, correspondence, legislative and government records, official government seals and Republic-era currency. These records created primarily by Texas-based physicians and surgeons during the pre-Republic era to the beginning of the 20th century, making it the oldest collection of historical documents in the McGovern Historical Center repository.
See more at the blog post entitled, Health, Medicine, and Politics in 19th Century Texas and John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science Collection.
Items from this exhibit are from the McGovern Historical Center at The TMC Library.