Author Biographical Info

Robert George McCorkle, Jr., was born in San Antonio, Texas, on September 18, 1923, and died January 24, 1979. His father, Robert G. McCorkle, Sr., (March 16, 1892 – March 20 1954) was also a doctor.


MS 151

Publication Date(s)

August 28, 2019




Tuberculosis, Medical instruments, Public health, Thoracic Surgery, San Antonio (TX), Robert G. McCorkle, realia


The McCorkle Family collection includes framed artwork and awards; medical instruments including bronchial and esophageal specular, and laryngoscopes; and a leather doctor’s bag. See more at MS 151.


Sharon M. Jacquet (granddaughter of McCorkle, Sr., MD, 1892-1954). No accruals are expected for this collection.



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