The C. Ray Stokes Collection

Date

1987

Authors

Stokes, C. Ray

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University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Gibson D. Lewis Library

Abstract

The C. Ray Stokes Collection consists of documents related to C. Ray Stokes while he served as an employee of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. The materials include a scrapbook, agreements, reports, newsletters, meetings minutes, and papers.

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Finding aid for The C. Ray Stokes Collection
C. Ray Stokes was the first employee of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1969. He served as founding director of development, business manager, purchasing agent, public relations director and as registrar. Stokes opened TCOM's first office and hired his wife Edna as secretary and bookkeeper. He hired the school's first Dean, Henry Hardt, Ph.D. Stokes was instrumental in raising funds for the purchase of some of the properties acquired near Med Ed I, later named the Carl E. Everett Education and Administration Building. He also coordinated the effort to raise money from osteopathic physicians around the state to support of the school. Stokes received TCOM's Founders' Medal in 1986.

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The C. Ray Stokes Collection, Box Numbers 00057-00058, The University of North Texas Health Science Center, Gibson D. Lewis Library, Archives.

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