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An Account of the Early History of Surgery in Texas

Description: Text of the presidential address given at the Texas Surgical Society meeting held in Fort Worth on October 16, 1932. It discusses the early history of surgery in Texas, including the development of the specialty, early surgical procedures, the first medical associations and organizations, and discussions of notable Texas surgeons.
Date: October 1932
Creator: Singleton, Albert Olin, 1882-1947
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor

Description: This book serves to expose fraudulent doctors, practitioners and other professionals who treat individuals without the proper licenses. It includes detailed descriptions of malpractice, letters from a fake professor, newspaper advertisements for fake treatments and cures, as well as other miscellaneous prosecutions in Bexar County, Texas.
Date: 1914
Creator: Dixon, Chas. D. (Charles D.)
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Donald Taylor Atkinson tells "the story of the life of a world-renowned doctor who overcame tremendous financial obstacles in order to gain an education" (vii). The author chronicles his family's history, his upbringing in Canada, as well as his journey towards becoming a surgeon in Texas.
Date: 1958
Creator: Atkinson, Donald Taylor
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses

Description: This book serves as a "treatise on insect and animal life" (p. 4) in and around San Antonio, Texas. It discusses the life patterns and behavior of Texas insects, fish, reptiles and other animals, as well as the hunting practices of the time, all in great detail and with accompanying photographs.
Date: 1913
Creator: Menger, R.
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History

Description: This book serves as a guide and historical sketch of San Antonio, Texas. It includes descriptions of county and church records, interviews with memorable Texans, a discussion of the benefits of San Antonio climate to individuals suffering from lung disease, as well as descriptions of local churches, schools, public halls, parks and other establishments. Sidney Lanier's Historical Sketch is included beginning on page 68.
Date: 1890
Creator: Corner, William
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

MLK March

Description: Photograph of St. Philips College staff members helping with the MLK March,Employees Stella, Pearl and Patricia are helping by distributing water and cold drinks to the marchers and participants.
Date: 1997
Partner: St. Philips College

MLK March

Description: Photograph of students and staff members proudly boasting the Royal Blue and White St. Philips College banner along with ballons during the MLK walk of 1997.
Date: 1997
Partner: St. Philips College

[Basketball Game]

Description: Photograph of a St. Philip's College basketball game during the 1973-1974 season. Walter Kemper, player #40, has just taken a shot and the basketball is just above the hoop. Also visible are #41 Pete Morales, #42 Lucien Johnson and #43 Keith Carrington, plus two players from the opposing team and the referee.
Date: [1973..1974]
Partner: St. Philips College

"The Bad Seed" play

Description: Photograph of a scene during the play "The Bad Seed," which was performed in the auditorium at St. Philips College. In the scene, actress Tijuana Collins playing the mother, is seated on the edge of a couch consoling her daughter who is having a tantrum and lying on the couch. Other furniture and decorations in the set are also visible in the background.
Date: 1968
Partner: St. Philips College

[Basketball Game]

Description: Photograph of a St. Philip's College basketball game during the 1973-1974 season in the Tiger Cage. A player, #20 Robin White, has just thrown the ball. Also visible are #42 Lucien Johnson, three members of the opposing team and three spectators in the background.
Date: [1973..1974]
Partner: St. Philips College