Unclaimed Bodies

Records that document bodies that were donated to the program because they were not claimed by next of kin. Information may include person's name, cause of death, location of body, date and other related information.




School of Medicine

Retention Period

Permanent. Retain until administrative usefulness is completed then transfer to the Health Sciences Center Library Archives for permanent retention.

Disposition Instructions

Records should be transferred to the Archives when they are no longer administratively useful. Routine transfer every 10 years is recommended. 

Last Updated: December 31, 2008