Thomas Dunaway Anderson Oral History Interview 1, May 04, 2000,

Description:

The interview begins with Thomas Dunaway Anderson’s recollections of his uncle, Monroe Dunaway Anderson, the founder of the M.D. Anderson foundation and namesake of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. The interview continues with a description of the establishment and purpose of the M.D. Anderson Foundation and the growth and development of several recipients of M.D. Anderson’s philanthropy, including the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the Texas Medical Center. Thomas Anderson’s memories and interactions regarding Dr. Randolph Lee Clark, the first full-time president of what is known today as the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, are recounted as well. A discussion concerning Thomas Anderson’s family contributions associated with the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the Texas Medical Center ends the interview.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: May 4, 2000
Partner(s):
University of Texas MD Anderson Center
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Texas Oral History Collection
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Date(s):
  • Creation: May 4, 2000
Description:

The interview begins with Thomas Dunaway Anderson’s recollections of his uncle, Monroe Dunaway Anderson, the founder of the M.D. Anderson foundation and namesake of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. The interview continues with a description of the establishment and purpose of the M.D. Anderson Foundation and the growth and development of several recipients of M.D. Anderson’s philanthropy, including the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the Texas Medical Center. Thomas Anderson’s memories and interactions regarding Dr. Randolph Lee Clark, the first full-time president of what is known today as the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, are recounted as well. A discussion concerning Thomas Anderson’s family contributions associated with the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the Texas Medical Center ends the interview.

Physical Description:

1 sound recording (67 min.) : digital

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Subject(s):
Partner:
University of Texas MD Anderson Center
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Collection:
Texas Oral History Collection
Relation (Is Part Of): Making Cancer History Voices Oral History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: OH-Anderson_Thomas_20000504
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth163880
Resource Type: Sound
Format: Audio
Citation:
Preferred Citation: Thomas Dunaway Anderson Oral History Interview 1, May 04, 2000, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.