Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library, John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center

Walter J. Stork, MD papers; 1946-1978; MS 009



Creator: Stork, Walter J.
Title Walter J. Stork, MD papers
Abstract: The Walter J. Stork, MD, papers (MS 009) contain biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, official documents, news clippings, that detail the personal life, professional activities, medical related records and papers associated with the experiences of Dr. Stork his work for Baylor College of Medicine and also his contributions to the Texas Medical Center. Dr. Stork served with the U.S. Army Medical Corps, (1943-1946), served as a physician and taught at Baylor University College of Medicine Department of Radiology (1973-1976). The collection is .5 cubic feet and consists of 1 document box.
Identification: MS 009
Quantity: .5 cubic feet (1 Box)
Language: English
Repository: John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library

Biographical Notes

Walter J. Stork, MD, was born in Round Top, Texas in October 27, 1900. He was educated at University of Texas, receiving his M.D. in 1931. Dr. Stork served with the U.S. Army Medical Corps, (1943-1946), served as a physician and taught at Baylor University College of Medicine Department of Radiology (1973-1976). Dr. Stork’s research and publications feature the following topics: “Radiology and on Tuberculosis treatment and prevention and control. He also worked on development of an antibiotic to treat tuberculosis. Further information and a bibliography of Dr. Stork’s papers are available in the first folder of this collection.


Scope and Content Note

The Walter J. Stork, MD, papers (MS 009) is .5 cubic feet and consists of 1 document box. It contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, official documents, news clippings, that detail the personal life, professional activities, medical related records and papers associated with the experiences of Dr. Stork his work for Baylor College of Medicine and also his contributions to the Houston Texas Medical Center. The materials are in good condition. Ink applied by typewriters is clearly legible in the documents. The records pertain to the geographic areas of Houston, Texas. The material is unrestricted.


Arrangement of Collection

This collection is arranged into the following series.
Series I. Professional Activities

Restrictions

Access restrictions

Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce should be secured from the repository.


Index terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Stork, Walter J. --Archives
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston Harris County Tuberculosis Association
San Jacinto Lung Association
Houston, Texas
Harris County, Texas
Radiology
Sarcoidosis
Tuberculosis

Related Materials

IC 034 San Jacinto Lung Association records


Separated Material


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Walter J. Stork, MD papers; MS 009; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library.

Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.

Acquisition Information

Walter J. Stork, MD donated the papers to the Houston Academy of Medicine – Texas Medical Center Library.

Processing Information

The Collection was received and organized by Elizabeth White. The material underwent minimal in-house conservation by the archivists. The Collection was processed to Tier Level 2 by Albert Duran, project archivist under the direction of the McGovern Archivist in April 2016. The Collection was reviewed to establish or re-establish the order. Newspaper clippings were mostly already interleaved with archival bond. Original Order of the collection has been maintained. The folders are arranged as they were received from Dr. Stork. The folder headings are those he assigned or are taken from the research papers.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Professional Activities

This series contains information ranging from, biographical Information, Houston practice, postgraduate training, and contributions to the medical profession and membership/leadership of professional organizations.
box folder
1 1 Personal Data, 1976-1979
2 Houston Harris County Tuberculosis Association, 1946-1966
3 Tuberculosis Control
4 Reprints on Sarcoidosis and Tuberculosis, circa 1970s
5 Printed Material. Houston Harris County Tuberculosis Association, San Jacinto Lung Association, 1961-1978
6 Wooden Plaque. San Jacinto T-RD Association, Awarded for Outstanding Service in the Eradication of Tuberculosis 1939-1973
7 Book. Heaton, Leonard D., Radiology in World War II. (Washington D.C.: Office of the Surgeon General, Department of the Army, 1966). 1966