Author Biographical Info

Tina Engdahl Bangs was born December 31, 1915 in Spokane, Washington and died in Houston on September 21, 1999. John Leslie “Jack” Bangs was born September 3, 1913 in Minot, North Dakota and died May 2, 1971. Jack served in the Navy during World War II; they are both buried in the Houston National Cemetery. They were recruited to Houston in 1951 to open a speech and hearing clinic in space donated by Methodist Hospital. The new building for the Houston Speech and Hearing Center Clinical Services opened in 1959 and was tripled in size in 1969 by the addition of a research building.

Publication Date

4-1-1996

Keywords

Speech and hearing therapy, Houston (TX), University of Texas Speech and Hearing Institute, Tina E. Bangs, newsletters, brochures, minutes (administrative records), reports, correspondence, programs (documents)

Abstract

The Jack Bangs, PhD and Tina Bangs, PhD papers contain charter, by-laws, amendments, correspondence, board minutes, programs and newsletters for the Speech and Hearing Institute, its merger with University of Texas. Collection contains correspondence related to the merger. Collection also contains annual reports, program documents, published and unpublished material, miscellaneous brochures and material from other speech and hearing centers, biographical information, committee books and oversized material related Jack and Tina Bangs and their work at the Speech and Hearing Institute. See more at MS 040.

Comments

Correspondence indicates that Dr. Tina Bangs collection materials in September 1984. Control folder contains a thank-you letter dated September 5, 1984. No accruals are expected for this collection.

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