University of Texas Medical Branch

UTMB Department of Occupational Therapy

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Occupational Therapy
Title: UTMB Department of Occupational Therapy
Dates: (1956-1988)
Identification: MS 83
Extent: 6 Boxes, 27.5 Inches
Language: Materials are written in English
Repository: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas. Moody Medical Library, Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Galveston, TX 77555-1035. Phone: 409.772.2397.

Historical Note

UTMB’s Occupational Therapy Department was established in 1965 with Dr. Robert K. Bing as chairman. The mission of the Department of Occupational Therapy is to foster a community of educators, scholars, master practitioners, and community leaders in the discipline of occupational science and the profession of occupational therapy that will generate, apply, and disseminate knowledge about occupation for the enhancement of societal health and the enrichment of professional practice.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of 6 clamshell boxes. The collection contains: annual and monthly reports; budget information; meeting and committee minutes; and other research and publications. The materials in this collection date from 1956 through 1988.


Arrangement of Collection

The collection is organized in 6 boxes containing 44 folders of the following topics:
Annual Reports
Monthly Reports
Budget-Equipment Request
Biennial Budget
Staff Meetings-Minutes
Staff (Faculty-SAHS) Meetings
Staff Meetings
Administrative/Advisory Council
Advisory Committee
Peer Review Committee
Quality Assurance Committee
Steering Committee
Clinical Supervisors Meetings-Minutes
Disaster Plan
Establishment of Occupational Therapy Department
Home Health Report (UTMB)
Research Special Interest Group
Publications Department Newsletter


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use. Materials may be viewed in the Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections of the Moody Medical Library, located on the 3rd floor.


Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch


Annual Reports
Clinical Supervisors
Committee Meetings
Disaster Plan
Meeting Minutes
Monthly Reports
Occupational Therapy Department
Publications Department
Research: Special Interest Group
University of Texas Medical Branch


Robert K. Bing

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], in the UTMB Department of Occupational Therapy, MS 83, Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas.

Processing Information

These records were organized and processed by staff of the Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections. Finding aid prepared by Robert Marlin and Kelly Caldwell; encoded by Lisa A. Reyna in EAD, version 2002 in June of 2014.

Detailed Description of Collection


BOX 1-6/UTMB Department of Occupational Therapy (MS 83)

Box Folder
1 1 Bylaws, 1986
2 Annual Reports, 1963-1967, 1971-1972, 1972-1973, 1973-1974
3 Annual Reports, 1980-1981
4 Annual Reports, 1982-1985
5 Monthly Reports, 1964-1970
6 Monthly Reports, 1971-1972
7 Monthly Reports, 1973
8 Monthly Reports, 1974
Box Folder
2 1 Monthly Reports, 1975
2 Monthly Reports, 1976
3 Monthly Reports, 1977
4 Budget, 1971-1975
5 Budget, 1975-1978
6 Budget, 1978-1979
7 Budget, 1979-1981
8 Budget, 1981-1983
9 Budget-Equipment Request, 1978-1982
Box Folder
3 1 Biennial Budget, 1967-1969
2 Biennial Budget, 1971-1973, 1973-1975, 1975-1977
3 Biennial Budget, 1977-1979, 1983-1985
4 Staff Meetings-Minutes, 1956-1965
5 Staff Meetings-Minutes, 1966-1969
6 Staff (Faculty-SAHS) Meetings, 1981-1982
7 Staff (Faculty-SAHS) Meetings, 1983
8 Staff Meetings, 1984-1985
9 Staff Meetings, 1986-1988
Box Folder
4 1 Administrative/Advisory Council, 1979-1980
2 Advisory Committee, 1969, 1972-1975
3 Advisory Committee, 1979-1981
4 Advisory Committee, 1982, 1983, 1987
5 Audit Committee, 1979-1980
6 Peer Review Committee, 1982-1983
7 Quality Assurance Committee, 1981-1982
8 Steering Committee, 1975-1976
9 Steering Committee, 1977-1979
Box Folder
5 1 Clinical Supervisors Meetings-Minutes, 1983-1985
2 Curriculum/Fieldwork, 1979-1984
3 Disaster Plan, 1980-1982
4 Establishment of Occupational Therapy Department, 1956-1958
5 Home Health Report (UTMB), 1984
6 Miscellaneous
7 Personnel
8 Research Special Interest Group, 1979-1981
Box Folder
6 1 Publications Department Newsletter, 1972-1977