Author Biographical Info

Irvin Alan Kraft was born in Huntington, West Virginia, on November 20, 1921. Kraft was instrumental in founding the Texas Institute of Child Psychiatry in 1963. He worked with Denton Cooley in 1968 as a psychiatric consultant to the heart transplant team. He died May 30, 2010, and is buried at Emanu El Memorial Park.


MS 179

Publication Date(s)

December 17, 2013




Psychology, Psychiatry, Public health


Printed paper is the predominant format in the collection though there are numerous black and white and color photographic prints, some objects and other ephemera and an 8mm sound film. A large portion of the collection is comprised of various scrapbooks. See more at MS 179.


The Irvin A. Kraft collection was donated by Dr. Elizabeth Kraft, Dr. Irvin Kraft’s daughter, on 7/22/2013.



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