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

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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 ...

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Anderson, Thomas Dunaway & Marchiafava, Louis J. May 4, 2000.

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University of Texas MD Anderson Center

The HRC serves MD Anderson and the larger scholarly community by preserving, cataloging, and providing access to materials documenting the clinical, research, educational, and cancer prevention activities of MD Anderson's faculty, staff, and affiliated organizations. The "Making Cancer History Voices" collection documents the history of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Personal interviews with the men and women of M.D. Anderson who dedicated their work to eliminating cancer provide unique insights into a host of important social, medical, political, and scientific developments related to cancer.

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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.

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1 sound recording (67 min.) : digital

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  • Preferred Citation: Thomas Dunaway Anderson Oral History Interview 1, May 04, 2000, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.

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Texas History Collection

Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various partners, these materials about Texas history include artifacts, books, documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps, letters, and more.

Texas Oral History Collection

The Texas Oral History Collection is a group of oral history interviews from a variety of people discussing their lives in Texas. The collection is presented by the National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation, the University of Texas MD Anderson Center, and the Talkington Clement Family Archives.

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Is Part Of : Making Cancer History Voices Oral History Collection

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  • May 4, 2000

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  • July 18, 2011, 1:59 p.m.

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  • Jan. 23, 2012, 1:58 p.m.

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Anderson, Thomas Dunaway & Marchiafava, Louis J. Thomas Dunaway Anderson Oral History Interview 1, May 04, 2000,, audio recording, May 4, 2000; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth163880/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas MD Anderson Center.