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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

SCOPE AND CONTENT

SERIES DESCRIPTION

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series 1. PERSONAL PAPERS

Series 2. CORRESPONDENCE, GENERAL AND SPECIFIC

Series 3. UTMB INCLUDING DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY

Series 4. RESEARCH PAPERS

Series 5. OTHER INSTITUTIONS

Series 6. TEXAS ORGANIZATIONS

Series 7. NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

University of Texas Medical Branch

Wolma, Fred J., M.D.,

Surgical Papers, (1952-1993)



Title: Fred J. Wolma, M.D., Surgical Papers, (1952-1993)
Identification: MS 57
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

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

1916 Born on December 10 in Albuquerque, New Mexico
1940 Received B.A. degree (cum laude) from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas
1943 Received M.D. degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, Texas
1943-44 Intern, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
1946-47 Resident, St. Mary's Infirmary, Galveston, Texas
1947-48 Resident, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
1948-51 Resident in General Surgery, UTMB, Galveston, Texas
1951-53 Instructor in General Surgery, UTMB, Galveston, Texas
1951-56 Assistant Director Surgery Research Laboratory, UTMB, Galveston, Texas
1953-68 Assistant Professor of Surgery, UTMB, Galveston, Texas
1963-66 Co-Director, Emergency Department, UTMB, Galveston, Texas
1963-69 Co-Chairman, Texas Committee on Trauma, American College of Surgeons, later Chairman, 1969-72
1968 Chief of Staff, UTMB, Galveston, Texas
1968-69 Associate Professor of Surgery, UTMB, Galveston, Texas
1968-70 Chief, Division of General Surgery, UTMB, Galveston, Texas
1970 Received Medallion from the American College of Surgeons for movie entitled Bullet Emboli
1968-78 General Surgery and Cardiovascular Consultant to the U.S. Public Health Hospital, Galveston, Texas
1969 Professor of Thoracic and Cardiocvascular Surgery, UTMB, Galveston, Texas
1969-92 Professor of Surgery, UTMB, Galveston, Texas
1978-80 General Surgery and Cardiovascular Consultant to the U.S. Public Health Hospital, Nassau Bay, Texas
1984 Received Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award
1989 Named Ashbel Smith Professor of Surgery
1991 Received Alumni Appreciation Award for Excellence in Teaching
1994 Died on August 9

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SCOPE AND CONTENT

The collection includes personal files pertaining to such organizations as the American Board of Surgery and the Rotary Club, general correspondence concerning University of Texas Medical Branch such as memoranda and medical staff, various files pertaining to work in the Department of Surgery, correspondence, and research papers related to topics like duodenal ulcer disease and intestinal placation.

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SERIES DESCRIPTION

Series 1 Personal papers: Includes personal files pertaining to such organizations as the American Board of Surgery and the Rotary Club.
Series 2 Correspondence, General & Specific: General correspondence conconcerning UTMB such as memoranda and medical staff.
Series 3 UTMB including Department of Surgery: Various files pertaining to work at UTMB, including the Emergency Department. Also includes correspondence files.
Series 4 Research Papers: Papers related to research topics, including duodenal ulcer disease and intestinal plication.
Series 5 Other Institutuions: Files pertaining to affiliations with Clear Lake Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital, and the U.S. Public Health Hospitals.
Series 6 Texas Organizations: Various files concerning memberships in state medical organizations such as the Texas Medical Association, the Texas Surgical Society, and the Galveston County Medical Society.
Series 7 National Organizations: Includes files pertaining to national organizations including the American College of Surgeons, American Trauma Society, and the Southern Surgical Society.

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Administrative Information

The papers of Fred J. Wolma, M.D. were transferred to the Blocker History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library, by the Department of Surgery in June 1995. The collection occupies approximately six linear feet of shelf space and is contained in 14 manuscript boxes.

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Detailed Description

 
Box
1. Series 1. PERSONAL PAPERS
Box Folder
1 1 American Board of Surgery 1952-54
2 Insurance 1954-74
3 Navy U.S. 1953-58
4 Port Bay Hunting and Fishing Club 1966-91
5 Rotary Club 1967-75

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Box
1-4 Series 2. CORRESPONDENCE, GENERAL AND SPECIFIC
Box Folder
2 6 Correspondence. (J.C. Thompson) 1974-76, 1984-88
7 Correspondence. (J.C. Thompson) 1989-92
4 Correspondence. Clinical Advisors 1979-83
5 Correspondence. Clinical Department 1954-90
Box Folder
1 6 Correspondence. General 1954-83
7 Correspondence. General 1984-86
8 Correspondence. General 1987-91
Box Folder
3 1 Correspondence. Letters of Recommendation 1956-65
2 Correspondence. Letters of Recommendation 1966-73
4 Correspondence. Medical Staff 1954-55
5 Correspondence. Medical Staff 1983-90
Box Folder
2 1 Correspondence. Memoranda 1954-83
2 Correspondence. Memoranda 1984-85
3 Correspondence. Memoranda 1986-90
Box Folder
3 3 Correspondence. MSRDP 1968-86
6 Correspondence. Publications 1957-59
7 Correspondence. Publications 1960-65
8 Correspondence. Publications 1966
9 Correspondence. Publications 1967-76
10 Correspondence. Publications 1979-85
Box Folder
4 1 Correspondence. UT Med 1985-88

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Box
4-6 Series 3. UTMB INCLUDING DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY
Box Folder
4 2 Cancer Center 1988-87
Box Folder
5 4 Charge Reports 1987-88
5 Clerkship 1988-93
6 Conferences and Symposiums 1974-87
1 Correspondence. General 1969-80
2 Correspondence. Memoranda 1980-83
3 Correspondence. Memoranda 1984-91
7 Courses and Lectures 1953-61, 1970-85
Box Folder
4 5 Emergency Medical Group 1985-91
3 Emergency Room Group Practice 1980-82
4 Emergency Room Group Practice 1983-84
Box Folder
5 8 Examinations 1968-69
9 Examinations 1970-92
Box Folder
6 1 Executive and Faculty Surgery. Minutes 1979-85, 1988-90
2 Guidelines
3 Legal Cases 1975-86
4 Miscellaneous 1973-90
5 Operating Room Policies 1989
6 Patient Charts (forms)
Box Folder
4 6 Post Graduate Course. Trauma 1972-74
7 Post Graduate Course. Trauma 1975-77
Box Folder
6 7 Quantum System 1987-90
8 Surgical Operating Suite Statistics 1988-91
9 Term Papers 1952
10 Travenol Management Project 1983-84

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Box
7-8 Series 4. RESEARCH PAPERS
Box Folder
7 2 Agent Orange (Texas) 1981-84
3 Amebic Cicatricial Stricture of the Bowel
4 Carotids EEG Monitoring 1981-82
5 Duodenal Ulcer Disease 1965
6 Intestinal Plication 1949-60
7 Management of the Common Bile Duct 1953-54
8 Muscular Dystrophy Studies 1961-62
9 Plication of the Small Intestine
1 Research Grants 1967, 1985, 1990
Box Folder
8 1 Research Papers A-Ap
2 Research Papers Ar-B
3 Research Papers C-G
4 Research Papers H-N
5 Research Papers P-R
6 Research Papers S-W

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Box
9. Series 5. OTHER INSTITUTIONS
Box Folder
9 1 Clear Lake Hospital 1971-80
2 Clear Lake Hospital. Meeting Minutes 1972-76
3 St. Mary's Hospital 1967-80
4 St. Mary's Hospital 1981-91
5 U.S. Public Health Hospital 1968-80

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Box
10-12 6.
Series 6. TEXAS ORGANIZATIONS
Box Folder
10 2 Galveston County Emergency Medical Services 1973-75
1 Galveston County Medical Foundation 1971-74
3 Galveston County Medical Society 1970-73
4 Galveston County Medical Society 1974-June 1975
5 Galveston County Medical Society July 1974-1975
6 Houston-Galveston Area Council. Emergency Services 1969-70
Box Folder
12 6 Organizations. Miscellaneous Texas
Box Folder
11 1 Singleton Surgical Society. Correspondence 1959-90
2 Texas Medical Association 1968-73
3 Texas Medical Association 1974-85
4 Texas Medical Association. Disaster Plans 1978-80
5 Texas Medical Foundation 1985-88
Box Folder
12 1 Texas State Disaster Emergency Services. Correspondence 1973-82
Box Folder
11 6 Texas State Disaster Emergency Services. Correspondence and Directory Lists 1969-72
Box Folder
12 2 Texas State Disaster Emergency Services. Publications 1966-68
3 Texas State Disaster Emergency Services. Publications 1969-73
4 Texas State Disaster Emergency Services. Publications 1974-80
5 Texas Surgical Society 1968-85

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Box
13-14 Series 7. NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Box Folder
13 7 American Association for the Surgery of Trauma 1961-85
1 American Board of Abdominal Surgery 1958-63
2 American College of Angiology 1974-79
3 American College of Surgeons 1953-89
4 American College of Surgeons. Credentials Committee 1973-77
5 American College of Surgeons. Credentials Committee 1981-90
6 American College of Surgeons. South Texas Chapter 1971-88
8 American Trauma Society 1973-78
9 National Student Research Forum 1964-90
Box Folder
14 7 Organizations. Miscellaneous Am. Assoc.-Assoc.
8 Organizations. Miscellaneous Am. Heart-Am. Surgical
9 Organizations. Miscellaneous Coll.-Soc.
1 Sigma Xi. UTMB Chapter 1954-79
2 Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 1966-87
3 Society for Vascular Surgery 1969-71
4 Southern Surgical Society 1971-87
5 Southwestern Surgical Congress 1958-88
6 Western Surgical Association 1968-82

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