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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Medical care, Medical education, Hospitals, Health occupations schools » Nursing schools, Medical centers--Administration, Houston (TX), Louis J. Marchiafava, N. Don Macon, Ernst William Bertner, Randolph Lee Clark (1906-), Frederick C. Elliott, Texas Medical Center, Richard E. Wainerdi (1931- ), photographs, newsletters, clippings (information artifacts), minutes (administrative records), publications (documents), photographs » slides (photographs), audiovisual materials


The Texas Medical Center records include TMC charter material, correspondence, committee minutes, interviews and transcripts, photographs and slides, budgetary information, newspapers and clippings, research material for books, surveys, materials related to TMC events and visitors, films and audiocassettes, brochures, architectural renderings, guidebooks and directories, and maps. The materials date from the 1900s to the present. The collection also includes the papers of Mary Schiflett who held leadership positions in the TMC from 1970-2009. See more at IC 002.


Various donors contributed to this collection, including Mary Schiflett and Texas Medical Center.



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