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Biographical Notes

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement of Collection

Restrictions

Index terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Photograph and Newspapers clippings 1940-1951

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

Judson L. Taylor, MD papers; 1940-1951; MS 210



Creator: Taylor, Judson L.
Title Judson L. Taylor, MD papers
Abstract: The Judson L. Taylor, MD papers consists of one oversize photograph portrait, two full sheet newspapers, and other newspapers clippings related to Judson Taylor and his brother, Dr. Martin Junius Taylor. Dr. Judson L. Taylor was a surgeon and served as Commander in the United States Navy. The collection is in good condition, and all materials are stored in one oversize box.
Identification: MS 210
Quantity: 0.75 cubic feet (1 oversize box)
Language: English
Repository: John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library

Biographical Notes

Judson Ludwell Taylor was born August 5, 1881, at New Waverly, Texas. He died November 28, 1944. Doctor Taylor was a surgeon and served as Commander in the United States Navy. He was a founding member of the American Board of Surgery. He lead the formation of a permanent blood plasma bank for the Gulf Coast area. He served as president of the State Medical Association and Harris County Medical Society, and was instrumental in developing the Post-Graduate Medical Assembly of South Texas. He played a large part in establishing the Dental Branch of The University of Texas.

Martin Junius Taylor, older brother of Judson Taylor, was born in 1870. He was a physician and surgeon in Texas, practicing medicine for 27 years. After receiving his medical degree in 1892 from Memphis Hospital Medical College, he began his practice in Polk County, Texas. He moved to Houston in 1918, where he was a staff member many of the Houston-area hospitals, becoming President of Memorial Hospital staff. He served as president of both the Polk County Medical Society and the Harris County Medical Society. He died on October 21, 1949.

Resolution on the Death of Dr. Judson L. Taylor, Board Minutes of the Houston District Dental Society, February 17, 1945.

“Dr. M. J. Taylor Succumbs after Long Illness”, newspaper clipping, October 21, 1949. MS 210 Judson L. Taylor, MD papers. McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Center Library.

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Scope and Content Note

The Judson L. Taylor, MD papers consists of one oversize photograph portrait, two full sheet newspapers, and other newspapers clippings related to Judson Taylor and his brother, Dr. Martin Junius Taylor. The collection is in good condition, and all materials are stored in one oversize box.

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Arrangement of Collection

This collection is arranged into the following series.
Series I. Photograph and Newspaper clippings

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Restrictions

Access restrictions

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

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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.
Taylor, Judson Ludwell
Taylor, Martin Junius
Houston, TX
Commander United States Navy
Physician
Houston Post
Houston Chronicle

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Related Materials

Other materials related to Judson Taylor can be found in the HAM-TMC Library Historical Photogrpah Collection (IC 098).

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Collection title; MS 210; 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.

Processing Information

Oversize photograph, newspapers, and duplications are housed in oversize folders. Newsclippings are stored in legal file folders. All items are stored in one oversize box.

Appraisal

Accruals

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Photograph and Newspapers clippings 1940-1951

Scope and Content Note: This series includes a photograph portrait of Judson L. Taylor in his U. S. Navy uniform and newspaper clipping relating to him and his borther, Dr. Martin Junius Taylor.
box folder
OV 098 1 Judson L. Taylor (1881-1944). Newspaper clippings, 1940-1942, 1951.
2 Judson L. Taylor (1881-1944). Newspaper clippings, 1940-1944.
3 Martin Junius Taylor (1870-1949). Newspaper clippings, Obiturary, 1949.
4 Photograph portrait of Judson L. Taylor, c. 1940.
5 Newspapers, 1940-1944.
6 Newspapers copies, 1940-1944.

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