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Finding Aid to the United States Typhus Commission Archives, 1942-1954

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff
Processing Completed 2007
Encoded by Jim Labosier


Summary Information
Title: United States Typhus Commission Archives
Creator: United States. Typhus Commission
Dates: 1942-1954
Extent: 0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract:
Chiefly correspondence and memoranda; includes some reports, clippings, reprints, and photographs. The material is from the files of Dr. Stanhope Bayne-Jones.

Call number: MS C 371
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Preferred Citation:

United States. Typhus Commission. United States Typhus Commission Archives. 1942-1954. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 371.

Provenance:

Unknown.


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National Library of Medicine

Finding Aid to the United States Typhus Commission Archives, 1942-1954

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff
Processing Completed 2007
Encoded by Jim Labosier

Descriptive Summary

United States. Typhus CommissionUnited States Typhus Commission Archives Dates: 1942-19540.63 linear feet (2 boxes)MS C 371 Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling. Collection materials primarily in EnglishAbstract:Chiefly correspondence and memoranda; includes some reports, clippings, reprints, and photographs. The material is from the files of Dr. Stanhope Bayne-Jones.Provenance:

Unknown.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

NLM does not possess copyright to the collection. Archival collections often contain mixed copyrights; while NLM is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. It is the user's responsibility to research and understand any applicable copyright and re-publication rights not allowed by fair use. NLM does not grant permissions to publish.

Privacy Information

Archives and manuscript collections may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in any collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications for which the National Library of Medicine assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation:

United States. Typhus Commission. United States Typhus Commission Archives. 1942-1954. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 371.

Historical Note

The Surgeon General established the U.S.A. Typhus Commission in November 1942. It had three purposes: research, prevention, and care of the sick in North Africa and Europe where war-caused conditions encouraged epidemic typhus outbreaks. Dr. Stanhope Bayne-Jones played a prominent role in formulating the plans which established the Typhus Commission. He carried most of the responsibility for the organization and administration of the Commission, first unofficially, later as a member, and finally as director.


Chiefly correspondence and memoranda; includes some reports, clippings, reprints, and photographs. The material is from the files of Dr. Stanhope Bayne-Jones.

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    MeSH Subjects

    • Military Medicine
    • Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne--prevention & control
    Personal Names

    • Bayne-Jones, Stanhope, 1888-1970
    Geographic Names

    • United States

    Series Descriptions

    Series 1: Staff, 1943-194811 Biographical data, 1943-1948 Series 2: Correspondence, 1942-195412-18 Correspondence and memoranda, 1942-1954 Series 3: Reports, 1944-194621-2 Talks and reports, 1944-1946 Series 4: Writings, 1943-194723 Articles and reprints, 1943-194724 Clippings, 1943-1945 Series 5: Photographs, 1944-194525 U.S.A. Typhus Commission, 194526 U.S.A. Typhus Commission - personnel, 1944-1945

    Collection Scope and Content Note

    Chiefly correspondence and memoranda; includes some reports, clippings, reprints, and photographs. The material is from the files of Dr. Stanhope Bayne-Jones.

    Contents List
    Box | Folder Title
     
    Series 1: Staff, 1943-1948 [series]:
    1 1
    Biographical data, 1943-1948
     
    Series 2: Correspondence, 1942-1954 [series]:
    1 2-18
    Correspondence and memoranda, 1942-1954
     
    Series 3: Reports, 1944-1946 [series]:
    2 1-2
    Talks and reports, 1944-1946
     
    Series 4: Writings, 1943-1947 [series]:
    2 3
    Articles and reprints, 1943-1947
    2 4
    Clippings, 1943-1945
     
    Series 5: Photographs, 1944-1945 [series]:
    2 5
    U.S.A. Typhus Commission, 1945
    2 6
    U.S.A. Typhus Commission - personnel, 1944-1945