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Centennial: Photo Display, Part I

Alethea Drexler archives assistant Let the Centennial celebration begin! We have a new display in the Library lobby of photographs of Houston in the early twentieth century.  Most of them are not directly related to medicine; there are a few

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Mystery church: Solved!

Alethea Drexler archives assistant We got a pile of emails about this one, from architectural detectives from who knows how many institutions and organizations. After a lot of wrangling, Lauren at the University of Houston suggested that it might be

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Posted in architecture, Images

The Doctor and the Herb-Woman

By Kiersten Bryant, archives metadata intern The McGovern Collections and Research Center is home to an extensive collection of original artwork published in various journals produced by the Medical Arts Publishing Foundation beginning in the early 1950s. One of these

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Thingamajig: Mystery doctor

The official Thingamajig was rained in today, so we’re presenting you with a different kind of puzzle. Do you recognize this doctor? This image, and two accompanying images featuring the doctor on the right, are part of the HRC photograph

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Posted in Archives, Medical Archives, Thingamajig