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A guide to the First Aid/Anatomy handbook, c. 1945
HDC0495 (SAFR 287)  
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  • Processing Note
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  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: First Aid/Anatomy handbook
    Date: c. 1945
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0495 (SAFR 287)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 1 item.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: First Aid/Anatomy handbook (SAFR 287, HDC 495) is a typewritten copy of the handbook, which is the successor to "The Ship's Medicine Chest" of the U.S. Public Health Service. The handbook was part of a course offered to officers and crew of American Merchant Vessels with no physician or medical personnel on board. The purpose was to train them to become "Hospital Corpsmen" comparable to Pharmacist's Mates in the U.S. Navy. The collection has been processed and is open for use without restriction.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

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    Publication and Use Rights

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    Processing Note

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    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0495 (SAFR 287), First Aid/Anatomy handbook, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    In 1988, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park acquired this collection from Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    A history has not been prepared for this collection.

    Collection Scope and Content

    First Aid/Anatomy handbook (SAFR 287, HDC 495) is a typewritten copy of the handbook, which is the successor to "The Ship's Medicine Chest" of the U.S. Public Health Service. The handbook was part of a course offered to officers and crew of American Merchant Vessels with no physician or medical personnel on board. The purpose was to train them to become "Hospital Corpsmen" comparable to Pharmacist's Mates in the U.S. Navy. The collection has been processed and is open for use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of a single item.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Merchant marine--United States--History--20th century
    Illness on shipboard