07. Houston History Archives
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Tinsley Texas Medical Center History Manuscript
Scope and Contents "The Texas Medical Center: A History of the Founding Years, 1941-1980" is an unpublished photocopied typescript (232 pages) consisting of a preface, nine chapters, and a bibliography. In this manuscript, completed sometime during 1982-1983, Tinsley connects the role of local philanthropy, development of federal funding priorities, and the national escalation of focus on cancer research to explain the unique growth and renown of the Texas Medical Center. The manuscript covers medical...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / World Affairs Council (Gulf Coast/Houston) Records
Scope and Contents Collection includes records relating to the formation and development of the Gulf Coast Council on Foreign Affairs and its successor organizations, the Gulf Coast World Affairs Council, and the Houston World Affairs Council. Documents reveal the administrative processes by which the organizations were governed and the various programs and events sponsored by the organizations. Such events include an array of invited speakers, some of considerable note, and trips to various countries,...