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Sacramento Hepatitis B Project Collection Coll2011.054*
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  • Title: Sacramento Hepatitis B Project Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.054*
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 1
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear foot. [2 folders]
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1982-1984
    Date (inclusive): 1977-1989
    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.
    creator: Brock, Kenneth D., Dr.

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Sacramento Hepatitis B Project Collection, Coll2011-054, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

    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.

    Publication Rights

    Contact ONE archivist regarding publication and use restrictions.

    Access

    Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Sacramento Hepatitis B Project.
    Community health services--California
    Gay men--Diseases
    Gay men--Health & social issues--United States
    Sacramento (Calif.)
    Sexually transmitted diseases--Prevention