Below is a list of the available finding aids (guides) to the collections held by the John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, located in Houston, Texas. The main strengths of the McGovern Historical Collections are history of cancer research, Texas Medical Center history, Houston-area hospitals, Texas medical history, the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, mental health, and vintage medical equipment.
Manuscript collections consist of the papers of individuals or families, including doctors, nurses, health-care workers, philanthropists, faculty, and researchers.
Collections are organized by number. Manuscripts are designated by "MS" plus a number followed by the title of the collection. For example, the papers of Ernest Bertner appear as "MS 002 Guide to the Ernst W. Bertner, MD papers".
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MS 001 Guide to Herman Walter Johnson, MD Papers, 1905-1956, Herman Walter Johnson (1905-1956)
MS 002 Guide to the Ernst William Bertner papers, 1917-1952, Ernst William Bertner
MS 004 Guide to William D. Seybold, MD Papers, 1890-1983, William Dempsey Seybold (1915-2004)
MS 007 Guide to Hilde Bruch, MD Papers, 1928-1984, Hilde Bruch
MS 008 Guide to Kenneth L. Burdon, MD Papers, 1910-1983, Kenneth Lee Burdon (1895-1985)
MS 011 Guide to William B. Bates Papers, 1896-1991, William B. Bates (1889-1974)
MS 021 Guide to John P. McGovern, MD Collection of Texas Historical Medical Documents, 1814-1921, John P. McGovern (1921 - 2007)
MS 026 Guide to Lee D. Cady, MD Papers, 1921-1985, Lee D. Cady (1896-1987)
MS 029 Guide to James Greenwood Sr. and Jr., MD's Papers, 1910-1983, James Greenwood Sr and James Greensold Jr
MS 032 Guide to Ruth Hartgraves, MD Papers, 1901-1995, Ruth Hartgraves (1991-1995)
MS 034 Guide to Paul V. Ledbetter, MD Papers, 1966-1977, Paul V. Ledbetter (1899-1983)
MS 036 Guide to John Roberts Phillips, MD and Rebecca Hall Phillips, RN Papers, 1927-1974; 1924-1982, John Roberts Phillips (1904-1983)
MS 037 Guide to Robert K. Blair, MD Papers, 1944-1983, Robert K. Blair (1912-2007)
MS 043 Guide to Denton A. Cooley, MD Papers, 1944-2016, Denton A. Cooley (1920-2016)
MS 053 Guide to Earl J. Brewer, MD Papers, 1960-1996, Earl J. Brewer (1928-2015)
MS 058 Guide to Donna R. Copeland, PhD Papers, 1979-1985, Donna R. Copeland
MS 066 Guide to the Howard B. Hamilton, MD Papers, 1945-1997, Howard B. Hamilton M.D.
MS 067 Guide to William J. Schull, PhD Papers, 1945-2014, William J. Schull (1922-2017)
MS 069 Guide to the Harold S. Skjonsby, DDS Papers, 1967-1987, Harold S. Skjonsby, DDS
MS 070 Guide to R. Lee Clark, MD Paper, 1929-1986, Randolph Lee Clark (1906-1994)
MS 071 Guide to Frederick C. Elliott, DDS Papers,1896-1987, Frederick C. Elliot (1893-1986)
MS 073 Guide to the William C. Moloney MD Papers, 1952-1954, William C. Moloney MD
MS 076 Guide to Philip S. Hench, MD Papers, 1896-1965, Philip Showalter Hench (1896-1965)
MS 078 Guide to Raymond Gregory, MD, PhD Papers, 1985, Raymond Gregory (1901-1988)