University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston County Medical Assistants Society



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Societies
Title: Galveston County Medical Assistant Society
Dates: (1958-1961)
Identification: BV 1
Extent: 2 Oversize Boxes, 32 Inches
Language: Materials are written in English
Repository: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas. Moody Medical Library, Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Galveston, TX 77555-1035. Phone: 409.772.2397.

Historical Note

The Galveston County Chapter of the Texas Medical Assistants Association was formed in 1958 with the endorsement of the Galveston County Medical Society. The purpose of the society is to provide individual and collective educational advantages for its membership by lectures, demonstrations, discussions, instruction and study to render more efficient service to the medical profession and to the public which it serves.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of 2 oversize boxes. Each box contains a scrapbook which holds newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, meeting minutes and reports, and other publications and information. Both scrapbooks were compiled by Helen Kirk Lauve, charter member, secretary (1958-1959), and president (1959-1960).


 

Arrangement of Collection

The collection consists of 2 oversize boxes containing 2 scrapbooks and the following materials:
Letters
Meeting Minutes
Newspaper Clippings
Photographs
Publications
Reports

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use. Materials may be viewed in the Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections of the Moody Medical Library, located on the 3rd floor.


Organizations

Galveston County Chapter of the Texas Medical Assistants Association, Galveston County Medical Society

People

Helen Kirk Lauve

Subjects

Galveston, Texas
Medical Assistants
Medical Society
Programs
Scrapbooks

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], in the Galveston County Medical Assistants Society, BV 1, Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas.

Processing Information

These records were organized and processed by staff of the Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections. Finding aid prepared by Robert Marlin and Kelly Caldwell; encoded by Lisa A. Reyna in EAD, version 2002 in June of 2014.


Detailed Description of Collection

 

OVERSIZE BOX 1-2/Galveston County Medical Assistants Society (BV 1)

Box
1 Scrapbook 1958-1960
Box
2 Scrapbook 1961