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A typed, thirty-four page transcript of an interview conducted by Charles T. Morrissey with Dr. Desmond at her residence in Houston, Texas, on June 16, 1987, as part of the Baylor College of Medicine Oral History Project. Includes a bar graph showing deliveries at Jefferson Davis Hospital, Houston, Texas, from 1920 to 1984. See more at Murdina MacFarquhar Desmond, MD Papers and its finding aid.


Dr. Desmond donated the items in the collection in 1996. No accruals are expected for this collection.


Baylor College of Medicine, Epidemics, Texas Medical Center, Hermann Hospital (Houston, TX), Texas Children’s Hospital, Jefferson Davis Hospital (Houston, TX), Southern Baptist Convention, Pediatrics, Newborn infants, Neonatology, Women in medicine, Women physicians, Murdina M., Desmond (1916-2003), Houston (TX), Texas Medical Center, Russell Blattner, C. William Daeschner, Martha Dukes Yow, Walter H. Moursund, Stanley W. Olson, H. E. (Hebbel Edward) Hoff (1907-), Michael E. (Michael Ellis) DeBakey (1908-2008), Denton A. Cooley (1920-2016)m Mylie E. Durham Jr., Reba Michels Hill, William S. (William Straus) Fields (1913-2004), Raymond D. (Raymond Donald) Pruitt (1912-), Hugh Roy Cullen (1881-1957), oral histories, interviews transcripts


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