Author Biographical Info

Known for their red vests, the Women’s Auxiliary to Texas Children’s Hospital (WATCH) is a volunteer service organization that provides supplemental services for patients, families, and staff of Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX. The organization was established in 1954 when Texas Children’s Hospital opened in the Texas Medical Center.

Publication Date

2021

Keywords

Volunteer Services, Volunteers, Supporting organizations (Charities), Texas Medical Center, Houston (TX), Texas Children's Hospital, photographs, scrapbooks, videotapes, printed materials (object genre)

Abstract

The collection contains photographs, audiovisual materials, meeting minutes, meeting notes, organizational handbooks, publications, and scrapbooks. The collection includes 83 scrapbooks that date from 1954 to 2014. See more at IC 041.

Comments

August 8, 1983: Women's Auxiliary to Texas Chidlren's Hospital made the initial donation of publications and 23 scrapbooks. July 6, 2014, 8 boxes of scrapbooks (9 cubic Feet) were added to the collection, donated by Texas Children’s Hospital Volunteer Services. December 14, 2015, 9 boxes of scrapbooks and other materials were added to the collection, donated by Texas Children’s Hospital Volunteer Services. Accurals are expected for this collection.

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