Sacramento Hepatitis B Project Collection Coll2011.054*

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
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Title: Sacramento Hepatitis B Project Collection
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.054*
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.1 linear foot. [2 folders]
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1982-1984
Date (inclusive): 1977-1989
Abstract: Correspondence, notes, activity reports, meeting rosters, HBV testing forms, articles, HBV manual, and pamphlets documenting activities of the Sacramento Hepatitis B Project, 1982-1984. The Sacramento Hepatitis B Project was initiated in 1982 to "stop and prevent the spread of Hepatitis B" by screening those at high risk for the disease (such as gay men), and immunizing those without anti-bodies to fight it.
creator: Brock, Kenneth D., Dr.

Historical Note

The Sacramento Hepatitis B Project was initiated in 1982 in Sacramento, California, in order to "stop and prevent the spread of Hepatitis B" by screening those at high risk for the disease (such as gay men), and immunizing those without anti-bodies to fight it. The project further sought to "educate and coordinate services to high risk groups." Dr. Kenneth Brock, a clinical social worker, served as coordinator of the project.

Preferred Citation

Sacramento Hepatitis B Project Collection, Coll2011-054, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

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Scope and Content

Correspondence, notes, activity reports, meeting rosters, HBV testing forms, articles, HBV manual, and pamphlets documenting activities of the Sacramento Hepatitis B Project, 1982-1984. The Sacramento Hepatitis B Project was initiated in 1982 to "stop and prevent the spread of Hepatitis B" by screening those at high risk for the disease (such as gay men), and immunizing those without anti-bodies to fight it. Much of the correspondence and other material is associated with Dr. Kenneth Brock, a clinical social worker who served as project coordinator.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Sacramento Hepatitis B Project.
Community health services--California
Gay men--Diseases
Gay men--Health & social issues--United States
Sacramento (Calif.)
Sexually transmitted diseases--Prevention