Answered By: McGovern Historical Center Dept
Last Updated: Jul 24, 2017     Views: 167

The McGovern Historical Center has collections in two locations.

The Archives, located at the Historical Research Center, holds personal papers of medical personnel, institutional records of health care institutions, and medical-related photos, graphic arts and objects.

The Rare Book Room in The Texas Medical Center (TMC) Library houses the John P. McGovern History of Medicine Collection, including the works of Sir William Osler, the Mading Collection of Public Health, the Menninger Collection of Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis, the Dow Collection of Dental History and the Burbank/Fraser Collection of Arthritis, Rheumatism and Gout.

See details about making an appointment to visit the McGovern Center.

Location Hours
Historical Research Center
8272 El Rio, Suite 190
Houston, TX 77054
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Rare Book Room
The TMC Library, 2nd Floor
1133 John Freeman Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030
The Rare Book Room is open on Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
All other days it is available by appointment.

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