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Sacramento Hepatitis B Project Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: Coll2011-054

Scope and Content

Correspondence, notes, activity reports, meeting rosters, HBV testing forms, articles, HBV manual, and pamphlets documenting activities of the Sacramento Hepatitis B Project, 1982-1984. The Sacramento Hepatitis B Project was initiated in 1982 to "stop and prevent the spread of Hepatitis B" by screening those at high risk for the disease (such as gay men), and immunizing those without anti-bodies to fight it. Much of the correspondence and other material is associated with Dr. Kenneth Brock, a clinical social worker who served as project coordinator.

Dates

  • 1977-1989
  • Majority of material found within 1982 - 1984

Creator

Access

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Historical Note

The Sacramento Hepatitis B Project was initiated in 1982 in Sacramento, California, in order to "stop and prevent the spread of Hepatitis B" by screening those at high risk for the disease (such as gay men), and immunizing those without anti-bodies to fight it. The project further sought to "educate and coordinate services to high risk groups." Dr. Kenneth Brock, a clinical social worker, served as coordinator of the project.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet ([2 folders])

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Correspondence, notes, activity reports, meeting rosters, HBV testing forms, articles, HBV manual, and pamphlets documenting activities of the Sacramento Hepatitis B Project, 1982-1984. The Sacramento Hepatitis B Project was initiated in 1982 to "stop and prevent the spread of Hepatitis B" by screening those at high risk for the disease (such as gay men), and immunizing those without anti-bodies to fight it.

Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

Creator

Title
Sacramento Hepatitis B Project Collection
Status
Publish Basic
Author
Marc LaRocque
Date
(c) 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

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