The Friends of the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library invite submissions for a new student essay competition in memory of Danny Jones, M.L.S., who served as Head of Special Collections at the University of Texas Health Science Center, and was also a Past President of the Friends of the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library.
Previously unpublished essays will be accepted on any topic related to the history of the health sciences, including the history of medicine, dentistry, nursing, public health, or any other health science or profession.
A prize of $500 will be awarded to the best essay. The prize will be presented at the Friends Annual Dinner on November 7, 2013.
The contest is open to current students in any of the schools of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, as well as to affiliated residents.
No more than 2500 words
October 15, 2013
Please send entries in pdf format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information
Susan Hunnicutt, Special Projects Librarian