Author Biographical Info

Medical World News (MWN) was a weekly publication that focused on medical developments, issues, and personalities. It was published for 35 years from 1960 to 1994. Self-described as "The Newsmagazine of Medicine,” Medical World News was the only news magazine devoted solely to medicine during its years of publication.


IC 077

Publication Date(s)

1935-1988; 1957-1985




Medicine, Medical publications, publishing, Houston (TX), George Tames, Medical World News, photographs, color transparencies, photographs » negatives (photographs), photographs » slides (photographs)


The Medical World News Photograph Collection (IC 077) predominantly consists of photographic prints, negatives, and transparencies that document the production of a premiere medical news magazine. The collection contains most of the images published in the magazine from 1967-1985. See more at IC 077.


The McGovern Historical Center received the Medical World News Photograph Collection from HEI Publishing, which published the magazine in Houston for a few years.



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