Health care and medicine
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Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 641
Overview This collection includes a scrapbook created by Helen Wong Hom during her time in San Antonio during World War II, associated with the FAB-100 officers and friends. Helen Wong Hom appears to have been associated with the first group of the U.S. Foreign Affairs Bureau's group of 100 Chinese officers who later became known as the FAB-100. Many of these officers served as interpreters, translators, and trained others in aviation and radio mechanics.
Dates: 1944 - 1947
Identifier: MS 670
Overview The Houston Area Community Services records document the merged efforts of Bering Memorial United Methodist Church and Omega House to serve indigent and underserved patients of HIV/AIDS who could no longer be helped by the traditional medical community. The records are a comprehensive, but not all-inclusive, accounting for the functions of the administrative, financial, committee, business- and service-oriented areas for HACS primarily for the period 1998-2014 as overseen by President Ann Read.
Dates: 1986 - 2014
Identifier: MS 125
Abstract: Many of these letters are courtship letters to Wilson's future wife, Mary Grier, containing information on the aspirations and attitudes of people in South Carolina whose wealth was based on the stolen labor of enslaved people during the U.S. Civil War period. Wilson also relays information about hospitals, medicine, schools, cemteries, camp life and the military, and the issue of conscription.
Dates: 1862 - 1868
Identifier: MS 762
Overview The collection includes academic and nursing certification records, as well as nursing career awards for Joana Po's distinguished service, from the 1980s through the 2000s.
Dates: 1985 - 2014
Identifier: MS 287
Abstract: A leather-bound hand-written diary kept by John C. Crosby, first from 1861 to 1862 during the United States Civil War while Crosby served in the Seventh Maine Regiment of the Union army (probably as a hospital orderly), recording daily activities in tending the sick while moving about on campaign; then, from 1865 to 1868 after Crosby’s return to civilian life, recording his activities and personal finances as a hired farm worker.
Dates: 1861 - 1868
Identifier: MS 201
Overview The collection consists of a bound volume of 28 letters, the majority of which were written by Mrs. Kezia Payne DePelchin (1828-1893) to her sister, describing her experiences as a nurse during the yellow fever epidemic of 1878 in Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama. The volume also includes letters from E. Kate Heckle, a friend and fellow nurse, to DePelchin, describing some of her own experiences during the same epidemic.
Dates: 1878 - 1879
Identifier: MS 701
Overview The Montrose Center records comprise meeting minutes, Board business, and community services-related records within the date range of 1980 to 2000. Total size is 2.5 linear feet, 3 boxes.
Dates: 1980 - 2000
Identifier: MS 802
Overview Materials in the collection comprise art exhibit catalogs, a calendar, and a newsclip spanning the years 1997 to 2011.
Dates: 1997 - 2011
Identifier: MS 355
Overview Correspondence, drawings, maps, scrapbooks, pamphlets, newspapers, and other papers, of John Patterson Osterhout (1826-1903), relating to his early life in Pennsylvania, early impressions of Texas, work as a judge, service in the Confederate Army, and leader of the Republican Party in Texas, and of his son, Paul Osterhout (1859-1944), relating to his studies at Baylor University and University of Pennsylvania Dept. of Medicine, activities fighting yellow fever during the digging of the Panama...
Dates: 1836 - 1941; Majority of material found within
Identifier: UA 373
Overview This collection consists of minutes, club information, and events of the Rice Alliance for Mental Health Awareness club.
Dates: 2010 - 2016