University of Texas Medical Branch

Abreu, Benedict E.,

Blake Society Papers, (1936-1965)

Title: The Benedict E. Abreu, Blake Society Papers
Identification: MS 25
Repository: Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library,  University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555-1035, phone (409) 772-2397


1913 Born in Oakland, California.
1935 Received B.A. Degree, University of California College of Pharmacy.
1937 Received M.S. Degree, University of California (Pharmocology, minor Biochemistry).
1939 Received Ph.D., University of California (Pharmocology, minor Biochemistry).
1939-41 Instructor in Pharmacology, University of Oklahoma, School of Medicine.
1941-44 Associate Professor of Pharmacology, University of Georgia, School of Medicine.
1944-49 Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, University of California Medical School.
1949 Received M.D., University of California School of Medicine.
1949-51 Pharmacologist, Pitman-Moore Company.
1951-61 Associate Research Director, Pitman-Moore Company.
1961 Chairman and Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Texas Medical Branch.
1964 Consultant in Pharmacology and Toxicology, Texas Institute for Rehabilitation and Research.
1965 Died in Galveston, Texas.


The Benedict E. Abreu Papers consist of various documents and correspondence pertaining to the Blake Society as well as Dr. Abreu's curriculum vitae, correspondence, and certificates of honor. A number of publications, reprints, and photographs are included also. The papers were given to the Moody Medical Library by Mrs. B.E. Abreu on April 1, 1987.

Detailed Description

1-2 Benedict E. Abreu Papers
Box Folder
1 1 Blake Society--Bibliography & Correspondence
2 Blake Society--Correspondence 1951-54
3 Blake Society--Correspondence 1955-58
4 Blake Society--Correspondence--Leake Festschritt 1951
5 Blake Society--Proceedings, Newsletters
6 Certificates and Curriculum Vitae
7 Correspondence 1936-42
8 Correspondence 1943-61
9 Leake, C.D.--Correspondence 1939-65
Box Folder
2 13 Photographs
11 Publications
12 Reprints
Box Folder
1 10 Texas State Board of Examiners 1961