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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

SERIES DESCRIPTION

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series 1. AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

Series 2. TEXAS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

Series 3. BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD

Series 4. SPEECHES

Series 5. MISCELLANEOUS

Series 6. BLASINGAME ASSOCIATES

Series 7. PUBLICATIONS

University of Texas Medical Branch

Blasingame, F.J.L.,

American Medical Association and Texas Medical Association Papers (1948-1978)



Title: F.J.L. Blasingame, American Medical Association and Texas Medical Association Papers (1948-1978)
Identification: MS 36
Repository: Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library,  University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555-1035, phone (409) 772-2397

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

1907 Born in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
1909 Moved to Hempstead, Texas.
1929 Received B.A. Degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
1932 Received M.D. Degree from UTMB, Galveston, Texas.
1932-36 Member of Department of Anatomy, UTMB, Galveston, Texas.
1935-36 Served internship at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.
1937 Began private practice in Wharton, Texas.
1946-67 Visiting lecturer in the Department of Anatomy, UTMB, Galveston, Texas.
1947 Elected to Board of Trustees of the Texas Medical Association.
1949 Elected to Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association.
1955 Elected President of the Texas Medical Association.
1958 Employed as Executive Vice-President of the American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois.
1968 Ended services with the American Medical Association and began consultant firm, Blasingame Associates, Chicago, Illinois.

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COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The F.J.L Blasingame AMA and TMA Papers, (1948-1978), consist of files dealing with Dr. Blasingame's association with the AMA from 1948 to 1970; files dealing with Dr. Blasingame's association with the Texas Medical Association from 1951 to 1957; files dealing with Dr. Blasingame's service on the board of trustees of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas from 1954 to 1958; and correspondence, reports, clippings, publications and subject files concerning a wide variety of Dr. Blasingame's personal interests.

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SERIES DESCRIPTION

Series 1 American Medical Association, 1948-70: Correspondence, reports, clippings, and subject files dealing with Dr. Blasingame's association with the AMA.
Series 2 Texas Medical Association, 1951-57: Correspondence, reports, clippings, and subject files dealing with Dr. Blasingame's association with the TMA.
Series 3 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, 1954-58: Correspondence, reports, and subject files dealing with Dr. Blasingame's service on the board of trustees.
Series 4 Speeches, 1949-71: Drafts and correspondence.
Series 5 Miscellaneous: Correspondence, reports, clippings, publications, subject files concerning a wide variety of Dr. Blasingame's personal interests. However, some of the files in this series contain materials that relate to other series in this collection.
Series 6 Blasingame Associates, 1969-78: Correspondence, reports, and other materials concerning the operation of the consulting firm.
Series 7 Publications, 1938-78: Included are correspondence, drafts, reprints and other materials concerning publications written by, edited, or about Dr. Blasingame.

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Administrative Information

The papers of Francis James Levi Blasingame, M.D. were donated to the History of Medicine and Archives Department of the Moody Medical Library by Dr. Blasingame on October 26, 1979.

The collection occupies 14 linear feet of shelf space and is contained in 31 manuscript boxes and 1 record center carton.

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Detailed Description

 
Box
1-13 Series 1. AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Box Folder
4 17 Advertising Income of Tax-Exempt Organizations 1969
18 Aging 1951, 56
19 Alexander Hamilton Bicentennial Commission 1956
Box Folder
6 53 AMA History and Background
Box Folder
4 20 American Medical Political Action Committee 1960-61
21 American Public Health Association: Clippings 1968
22 Annis, Edward R.: Clippings and Biographical 1964-69
23 Annual Meetings: Program and Clippings 1964, 69
Box Folder
3 16 Blasingame Separation: Clippings
15 Blasingame Separation: Correspondence and Notes 1968
Box Folder
4 24 Blood Banks 1950-51
Box Folder
1 2 Board of Trustees 1955
3 Board of Trustees
4 Board of Trustees
Box Folder
2 5 Board of Trustees
6 Board of Trustees
7 Board of Trustees
8 Board of Trustees
9 Board of Trustees
10 Board of Trustees 1957
Box Folder
3 11 Board of Trustees
12 Board of Trustees
13 Board of Trustees
14 Board of Trustees 1968-69
Box Folder
1 1 Board of Trustees Executive Committee 1955
Box Folder
4 25 Braun and Co. 1958-60
26 Christian Science 1965
27 Civil Rights Act of 1964: Analysis 1966
28 Clinical Meeting 1955
29 Cohen, Wilbur 1968-69
32 Commission to Coordinate the Relationships of Medicine with the Allied Health Professions and Services 1967
30 Communication Division 1964-69
31 Conference on Physicians and Schools 1957
33 Cost of Health Care 1956-69
Box Folder
5 34 Council on Medical Service: Medical Care of Veterans 1949-54
35 Council on National Defense 1955
36 Council on National Defense
37 Council on National Defense
38 Dickinson, Frank G. 1954-56
39 Division of Public Affairs 1968
40 Drugs 1968-69
41 Education and Research Foundation 1968-69
42 Egeberg, Roger O.: Clippings 1969
43 Ethics 1958-69
44 Farr, Lee E. 1966-67
45 Fee-Splitting 1954
46 Ft. Dearborn Project 1957
Box Folder
6 47 ???len, John K. 1956
48 ???len, John K. 1957-67
49 Greenbrier Meetings 1955
50 Greenbrier Meetings 1956-57
51 Health Manpower 1968-69
52 Heller Report 1957
54 Hospitals 1964-69
55 House of Delegates 1966-69
56 House of Delegates 1968
57 House of Delegates 1969
Box Folder
7 58 Howard, Ernest B.: "Diary" 1958, 68
59 Industrial Health Conference 1954-55
60 Institute for Biomedical Research 1965-70
Box Folder
9 84 Keogh-Reed Bill 1952-53
Box Folder
7 61 Knowles, John H. 1969
Box Folder
9 87 Legislation: Bricker Amendment 1953-54
Box Folder
10 92 Legislation: Dependents Medical Care Act 1956
Box Folder
8 70 Legislation: Doctor Draft Law 1950-57
Box Folder
9 86 Legislation: Electorial College System Change 1953-57
74 Legislation: Federal Aid to Education 1950-51
76 Legislation: Federal Aid to Education 1955
75 Legislation: Federal Aid to Medical Education 1951
Box Folder
10 89 Legislation: Flouridation of Water Supply 1954-57
90 Legislation: Flouridation of Water Supply
93 Legislation: Forand Bill 1957
Box Folder
9 80 Legislation: H.R. 4473 1951
81 Legislation: Humphery-Durham Bills 1951
Box Folder
8 71 Legislation: Local Public Health Unit Bill 1950
72 Legislation: Medical Education Bill 1950
Box Folder
10 91 Legislation: Mundt-Coudert Amendment 1955
95 Legislation: National Health Insurance 1958-70
Box Folder
8 73 Legislation: National School Health Services 1950
Box Folder
10 88 Legislation: Reinsurance Bill 1953-54
Box Folder
9 79 Legislation: Social Security 1954-67
78 Legislation: Social Security Amendments 1952
77 Legislation: Social Security Extension 1950
Box Folder
10 94 Legislation: Speeches and Statements concerning Medicare 1960-65
Box Folder
9 83 Legislation: Universal Military Training 1952
85 Legislation: Veterans Non-Service Connected Disabilities 1952
82 Legislation: Vocational Nurse Bill 1951
Box Folder
7 63 Legislative Committee 1954
64 Legislative Committee
Box Folder
8 66 Legislative Committee 1955-57
67 Legislative Committee
68 Legislative Committee
Box Folder
7 62 Legislative Committee Contact Men 1951-54
Box Folder
8 69 Legislators: Correspondence 1961-68
Box Folder
10 96 Management Study 1966-69
Box Folder
11 97 Medical Committee for Human Rights 1968
98 Mills, Wilbur: Conference 1964
99 National Advisory Food and Drug Council: Reports on Meetings 1966-67
100 National Advisory Food and Drug Council: Reports on 1968
101 National Medical Association: Reports, Position Papers, Clippings 1960-69
102 Operation Hometown 1964-65
103 Organization 1955-69
104 Pension Plan 1966-67
Box Folder
13 120 Periodic Report of the Executive Vice-President (Incomplete) 1964-68
121 Periodic Report of the Executive Vice-President (Incomplete)
122 Periodic Report of the Executive Vice-President (Incomplete)
123 Periodic Report of the Executive Vice-President (Incomplete)
124 Periodic Report of the Executive Vice-President (Incomplete)
Box Folder
11 105 Philip Lesly Co. Reports 1968-69
107 Polio Committee 1955-56
106 Polio: Ralph E. Scobey 1951
Box Folder
12 108 Public Relations 1955-68
Box Folder
8 65 Regional Legislative Conference 1955
Box Folder
12 109 Sears-Roebuck Foundation 1955
110 Sears-Roebuck Foundation
111 Smith, Austin 1955-57
112 Specialization 1955-66
113 Task Force on Socio-Economic Policy 1956
114 Texas Delegation 1955-56
115 Wilbur, Dwight L. 1968-69
117 World Medical Association 1949-69
118 World Medical Association: 16th General Assembly 1962
116 World Medical Association: Minutes 1948-56
119 World Medical Association: Publications

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Box
14-18 Series 2. TEXAS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Box Folder
18 195 "President's Page": Correspondence, notes, information, suggestions 1954-55
196 "President's Page": Correspondence, notes, information, suggestions
Box Folder
14 132 Board of Trustees 1953-55
Box Folder
15 133 Board of Trustees
138 Civil Defense 1955
149 Committee on Blood Banks 1954-55
151 Committee on Cancer 1954-55
152 Committee on Coordination of Insurance Claims 1954
153 Committee on Doctor Distribution 1954-55
155 Committee on Infringment of Medical Practice 1954
156 Committee on Library Endowment 1954-55
158 Committee on Medical History 1954
Box Folder
16 159 Committee on Medical Practice 1954-55
160 Committee on Memorial Services 1954-55
161 Committee on Mental Health 1954
162 Committee on Negro Medical Facilities 1954-55
163 Committee on Nursing Care 1954-55
164 Committee on Public Health 1954-55
165 Committee on Public Relations 1954-55
166 Committee on Revision of Constitution and Bylaws 1954-55
167 Committee on Rural Health 1954-55
169 Committee on Scientific Exhibits 1954-55
168 Committee on Study of Alcoholism 1954
170 Committee on Tuberculosis 1954-55
171 Committee to Study Proposed Transfer of State TB Hospitals to State Health Department
174 Council on Medical Defense 1954-55
175 Council on Medical Economics 1954-55
173 Council on Medical Education and Hospitals 1954-55
176 Council on Medical Jurisprudence 1954-55
177 Council on Scientific Work 1954
178 Council on Scientific Work 1954
179 Council on Scientific Work 1954
180 Council on Scientific Work 1954
Box Folder
17 181 Council on Scientific Work 1954
182 County Medical Societies 1954-55
Box Folder
15 134 Executive Council Meeting 1954-55
135 Executive Council Meeting
136 Executive Council Meeting
137 Executive Secretary's Office 1954-55
Box Folder
14 130 General Practitioner of the Year 1955
Box Folder
17 183 Group Insurance 1955-56
184 Holle, Henry A. 1954-56
185 Homan, Robert B. 1954-55
186 Hospitals-Insurance-Physician Joint Advisory Commission of Texas 1954
187 Interprofessional Council 1954-55
Box Folder
15 154 Joint Committee on Health Costs 1954-55
140 Liaison File: Advisory Committee to the Board for the Texas State Hospital and Special Schools 1954-55
141 Liaison File: Advisory Committee to the Executive Committee of the Texas Society for Crippled Children 1955
142 Liaison File: Advisory Committee to the President 1954-55
143 Liaison File: Advisory Committee to the President
146 Liaison File: Advisory Committee to the Texas Society of Medical Technologists 1954-55
147 Liaison File: Advisory Committee to the Woman's Auxilary 1954
139 Liaison File: Allied Groups 1954-55
145 Liaison File: Committee for Liaison with the State Bar of Texas 1954-55
148 Liaison File: Committee on Liaison with Workmen's Compensation Insurance Companies 1954
144 Liaison File: State Advisory Committee to the Selective Service Committee 1955
Box Folder
17 188 Library 1955-57
Box Folder
14 131 Meeting Speaker 1955
125 Meetings 1954
126 Meetings
127 Meetings
128 Meetings 1955
129 Meetings
Box Folder
17 189 Polio Vaccine 1954-56
190 Political Correspondence 1954-57
191 President-Elect 1953-54
192 President-Elect: Congratulatory Letters 1953
Box Folder
18 193 President-Elect: Problems, etc. 1954
194 President-Elect: Suggestions for Committee Appointments 1954-55
197 Reference Committee 1955
198 Representatives to Private Clinics and Hospitals of Texas 1954-55
199 Section on Clinical Pathology 1954
200 Section on EEN & T 1954
201 Section on General Practice 1954
202 Section on Internal Medicine 1954
203 Section on OB/GYN 1954
204 Section on Pediatrics 1954
205 Section on Public Health 1953-54
206 Section on Radiology 1954
207 Section on Surgery 1954
208 Shivers, Allan: Correspondence on Political Campaign 1954
Box Folder
15 150 Special Committee on Brucellosis 1954
157 Special Committee on Maternal Mortality 1954-55
Box Folder
16 172 Special Committees 1954
Box Folder
18 209 Special Delegates 1954-55
210 State and American Medical Education Foundation 1954-55
211 State Council on National Emergency Medical Service 1954-55
212 Stevenson, Adlai: Reply to National Health Plan 1956
213 Telephone Postgraduate Broadcast Committee 1954
214 Texas Interprofessional Council
215 Texas Joint Commission for the Improvement of Care of the Patient 1951-55

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Box Folder
19 216-221 Series 3. BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD
216 Board of Trustees 1955-56
217 Board of Trustees 1957
218 McBee, Walter R. 1954-58
220 Medical Indemnity of America, Inc. 1956
221 Medicare Program 1957
219 Meetings 1956-57

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Box
20-24 Series 4. SPEECHES
Box Folder
20 223 Speeches 1949
224 Speeches 1950
225 Speeches 1951
226 Speeches 1952
227 Speeches 1953
228 Speeches 1954
229 Speeches 1955
230 Speeches 1956
231 Speeches 1957
232 Speeches 1958
Box Folder
21 233 Speeches
234 Speeches
235 Speeches 1959
236 Speeches
237 Speeches 1960
238 Speeches
239 Speeches 1961
Box Folder
22 240 Speeches
241 Speeches 1962
242 Speeches
243 Speeches 1963
244 Speeches
Box Folder
23 245 Speeches 1964
246 Speeches
247 Speeches 1965
248 Speeches 1966
249 Speeches
Box Folder
24 250 Speeches 1967
251 Speeches
252 Speeches 1968
253 Speeches 1969
254 Speeches 1970
255 Speeches 1971
Box Folder
20 222 Speeches n.d.

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Box
25-28 Series 5. MISCELLANEOUS
Box Folder
25 256 A
257 American Good Government Society
258 Anatomy Class Lectures 1946-47
260 Awards and Recognitions: Ashbel Smith Award 1966
259 Awards and Recognitions: Blasingame Week (Wharton, TX) 1965
261 Ballantine, Thomas A. 1957
262 Biographical: Blasingame
263 C
264 Communism
265 Communism
266 Communism
267 D
Box Folder
28 315 Episcopal Diocese of Texas: Executive Board 1956
Box Folder
25 268 F
269 Foundation for Economic Education
270 G
271 H
272 Heritage Foundation
273 Income Tax Repeal 1952-57
274 J
275 Johnson, Lyndon B.: Correspondence and campaign materials
276 Johnson, Lyndon B.: Correspondence and campaign materials
277 K
278 L
279 Life Line Foundation 1958-59
Box Folder
26 280 M
281 Manivest, Inc.
282 Medical Appraisal Team to South Vietnam
283 Medical Research Foundation of Texas 1955-57
284 Medical Research Foundation of Texas
285 Medical Research Foundation of Texas
286 Medical Research Foundation of Texas
287 Medical Research Foundation of Texas
288 Medical School Campus Unrest 1969
289 Memberships
Box Folder
27 290 N
291 O
292 P
293 Photographs: Blasingame
294 R
295 Republican Party
296 S
297 Segregation
298 Shepperd, John Ben
299 Socialized Medicine
300 South Texas Chamber of Commerce: Health Councils Committee 1953-54
301 T
302 Texas Medical Committee for Good Government 1954
303 Tyndall, T.M.
304 U
305 University of Texas
306 University of Texas Medical Branch: Selection of Dean 1955
Box Folder
28 307 V
308 W
309 Wharton County Junior College 1949
310 Wharton County Junior College: Board of Trustees 1955-57
313 Wharton County Junior College: Financial 1956-57
314 Wharton County Junior College: Financial
311 Wharton County Junior College: Minutes 1955-57
312 Wharton County Junior College: Student Union 1955-56
316 Y

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Box
29-31
Series 6. BLASINGAME ASSOCIATES
Box Folder
29 321 "Atlas of Health" 1973
322 "Atlas of Health"
323 "Atlas of Health"
Box Folder
30 328 "Blasingame Plan" for Medical Malpractice Insurance
329 "Blasingame Plan" for Medical Malpractice Insurance
327 American Association of Medical Associations
Box Folder
29 318 Amway Corp. 1977-78
319 Anderson, Gerald L. 1969-76
320 Anderson, Gerald L. 1970
Box Folder
30 324 Brookings Institution
Box Folder
29 317 Consultant Concept 1969
Box Folder
30 325 International Clinical Services, Inc.
326 Medicredit System
331 Medisystems, Inc.
332 Medisystems, Inc.
330 Professional Liability
Box Folder
31 333 Sears, Roebuck and Co.
334 Texas Tech School of Medicine
335 Texas Tech School of Medicine
336 Texas Tech School of Medicine
337 Texas Tech School of Medicine

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Box Folder
32 338-386 Series 7. PUBLICATIONS
345 "Let's Stay Well" 1974-78
346 "Let's Stay Well"
344 Health News Report 1975-77
338 Medical News Report 1969-74
339 Medical News Report
340 Medical News Report
341 Medical News Report
342 Medical News Report
343 Medical News Report
347-386 Miscellaneous Publications 1938-76

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