University of Texas Medical Branch

Vietnam War Blood Research and History



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Barnes, Asa
Title: Vietnam War Blood Research and History
Identification: MS 131
Language: English
Repository: Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 77555. Phone: 409-772-2397.

Historical Note

Correspondence and research materials assembled by U.S. Army Major Asa Barnes including materials from the United States Army Republic of Vietnam (USARV) Central Blood Bank 9th Medical Laboratory.


Scope and Contents Note

This collection consists of one record center carton containing twenty-eight folders. These materials relate to the use of “Fresh Frozen Plasma” for combat troops fighting in Vietnam; materials related to the USARV Central Blood Bank and papers related to the Vietnam Blood Program History. Materials include correspondence, monthly blood bank reports, blood transfusion and articles. For preservation reasons, was re-foldered and re-boxed using acid free materials.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use. Materials may be viewed in the Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections of the Moody Medical Library.


Organization

United States Army Republic of Vietnam (USARV) Central Blood Bank 9th Medical Laboratory

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], in the Vietnam War Blood Research and History collection, MS 131, Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas.

Processing Information

These records were organized and processed by staff of the Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections. Finding aid prepared by Robert Marlin and Kelly Caldwell; encoded by T. Louise M. Kidder and Richard L. Watts in EAD 2002 W3C in January of 2017.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Vietnam War Blood Research and History

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1 Official Correspondence - Asa Barnes
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2 Barnes, Asa - History of the Blood Program in Vietnam notes, photos (1 of 3)
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3 Barnes, Asa - History of the Blood Program in Vietnam notes, photos (2 of 3)
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4 Barnes, Asa - History of the Blood Program in Vietnam notes, photos (3 of 3)
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5 BB in Vietnam Blood Research History (1 of 2)
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6 BB in Vietnam Blood Research History (2 of 2)
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7 Blood History Report various correspondence, photos, and materials (1 of 3)
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8 Blood History Report various correspondence, photos, and materials (2 of 3)
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9 Blood History Report various correspondence, photos, and materials (3 of 3)
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10 Blood Program Guide articles, rough drafts (1 of 2)
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11 Blood Program Guide articles, rough drafts (2 of 2)
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12 Blood Program History 1963-1980 articles, reports (1 of 4)
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13 Blood Program History 1963-1980 articles, reports (2 of 4)
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14 Blood Program History 1963-1980 articles, reports (3 of 4)
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15 Blood Program History 1963-1980 articles, reports (4 of 4)
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16 Blood Program in Vietnam various documents (1 of 3)
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17 Blood Program in Vietnam various documents (2 of 3)
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18 Blood Program in Vietnam various documents (3 of 3)
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19 Blood Research History-Shields
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20 Blood Transfusion-articles, correspondence, and photos (1 of 2)
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21 Blood Transfusion-articles, correspondence, and photos (2 of 2)
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22 Monthly Blood Bank Reports Sept 1967-Feb 1969 (1 of 3)
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23 Monthly Blood Bank Reports Sept 1967-Feb 1969 (2 of 3)
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24 Monthly Blood Bank Reports Sept 1967-Feb 1969 (3 of 3)
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25 USARV Medical Bulletin May/June 1968
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26 US Navy's Experience with Resucitiation (1 of 2)
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27 US Navy's Experience with Resucitiation (2 of 2)
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28 Whale Blood Program Activities