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Medical records of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Campbell while in Greenland

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 452

Abstract

Contains records kept by Jacobs, then a U.S. Public Health Service officer, while assigned to the Campbell as medical officer.

Dates

  • 1935-1940

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Creator

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

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

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Biographical Note

U.S. Public Health Service Assistant Surgeon Louis Jacobs served as medical officer on U.S. Coast Guard Ship 'Campbell' under the command of Joseph Greenspun in 1940. Based at Staten Island, NY, the 'Campbell' was in the North Atlantic for a period during April. From June through September it was either at sea or at Godthaab, Greenland.

Collection Summary

Contains records kept by Jacobs, then a U.S. Public Health Service officer, while assigned to the Campbell as medical officer. Includes reports of illness among the crew, blank forms, correspondence, orders, and a copy of the Coast Guard's "Instructions for medical officers relative to physical examinations," published in 1935.

Abstract

Contains records kept by Jacobs, then a U.S. Public Health Service officer, while assigned to the Campbell as medical officer.

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan (originally from Dr. Jacobs);September 19, 1990.

General

Processed by
HMD staff; Jim Labosier
Processing Completed
1991; 2003
Encoded by
Jim Labosier
Title
Finding Aid to the Medical records of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Campbell while in Greenland, 1935-1940
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD staff; Jim Labosier
Date
1991; 2003
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement
1.0

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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