Author Biographical Info

The Texas Medical Center is a comprehensive medical community located south of downtown Houston. It comprises 54 institutions, including four medical and seven nursing schools, 21 hospitals, three level-I trauma centers, eight specialty institutions, and academic and research institutions for many other health-related disciplines. The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center is among the top-ranked cancer hospitals in the country. As of 2017, it is one of the largest medical centers in the world.


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Buildings, Construction, Hospitals, Medical care, Medical personnel, Volunteers, Photograph collections, Houston (TX), Texas Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (Houston, TX), Texas Research Institute of Mental Sciences Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, Texas Children's Hospital, Texas Woman's University, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library, Frederick C. Elliott, Randolph Lee Clark (1906- ), Ernst William Bertner, Michael E. (Michael Ellis) DeBakey (1908-2008), Hugh Roy Cullen (1881-1957), George H. Hermann, William Dempsey Seybold, Denton A. Cooley (1920-2016), Hermann Hospital (Houston, TX), University of Texas Medical School at Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Ben Taub General Hospital, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital (Houston, TX), Institute of Religion (Houston, TX), University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. School of Public Health, U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing, Veteran's Administration Hospital (Houston, TX), photographs, photographs » negatives (photographs), printed materials (object genre), aerial photographs, contact sheets, architectural drawings (visual works)


The Texas Medical Center (TMC) Photograph Collection contains photographic materials that document the growth and development of the TMC from the 1930s to 1980s. The collection consists of 2525 items and includes photographic prints, aerial photographs, negatives, transparencies and printed materials. The materials depict the institutions of the TMC, their staff, facilities, services, and patient care. Images show buildings and their construction as well as some photographic copies of architectural renderings. Aerial photographs from the 1940s to 1980s show the TMC grow from marshland to an urban center. The collection provides images of the leaders and historical figures that shaped the TMC from concept to reality. The collection totals 7 boxes, equaling 3.5 cubic feet. The materials are in good condition. See more informaton at IC 104.


Texas Medical Center, Inc. donated the photographs in 1980.



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