Author Biographical Info

The McGovern Historical Center (MHC) is the historical and special collections department for The TMC Library. The MHC maintains rare book and archival collections. Artificial collections have been created to provide access to materials without clear provenance in order to increase discoverability.

Publication Date

2021

Keywords

AIDS (Disease), Public health, Advocacy groups, HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), Texas Medical Center, Houston (TX), Center for AIDS Information and Advocacy (Houston, TX), AIDS Foundation Houston, Montrose Clinic, RITA!, newsletters, newspaper clippings

Abstract

The HIV/AIDS Houston collection consists of 6 boxes that contain newspaper clippings, reprinted articles, correspondence, speeches, guidelines, printed material, and newletters that document the early research of AIDS and the impact of AIDS in the Houston area. The collection has several issues of HIV Treatment and RITA! (Research Initiative, Treatment Action) ranging from 2001-2007. The collection encompasses 1951 – 1995 with earlier materials related to studies on the spread of diseases, such as encephalomyelitis in mice. The collection is in fair condition with some water damage. See more at IC 072.

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There may be accruals in the futrue for this collection.

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