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Military Medicine Collection - 1940-1957 - Inventory

Military Medicine Collection
1940-1957
Inventory

February 1991; Revised, May 2004
MC/21
91-85


Scope & Content Note

The Military Medicine Collection was gathered by its donor, Felix Vann, MD who served in the 863rd AAA AW Battalion of the Army Medical Department during WWII. The collection, dating from 1940 to 1957, includes Army medical bulletins, Army regulations, mobilization regulations, Medical Field School documentation, field manuals, technical manuals and bulletins, and miscellaneous publications. All publications are medically oriented for use by military physicians and other medical personnel. The collection is arranged by document type and then by publication series. Miscellaneous publications are filed in no particular order.

Size of Collection: 2.25 l.f.

Provenance: Gift of Felix Vann, MD, February 5, 1991

Box 1

1. Office of the Chief Surgeon. Medical Bulletin

  • No. 2 (April 1, 1943)
  • No. 4 (May 15, 1943) – No. 63 (July 1942), w/gaps

2. The Army Medical Bulletin

  • No. 60 (January 1942) – No. 63 (July 1942) w/gaps
    changes to:

3. Army Regulations

  • No. 40-100    Medical Department
  • No. 40-105    Medical Department
  • No. 40-110    Medical Department
  • No. 40-205    Medical Department
  • No. 40-275    Medical Department
  • No. 40-590    Medical Department
  • No. 40-1005   Medical Department
  • No. 40-1025   Medical Department
  • No. 40-1080   Medical Department
  • No. 40-1705   Medical Department

4. Mobilization Regulations No. 1-9 – Standards of Physical Examinations During Mobilization

5. Medical Field Service School, Carlisle Barracks, PA

  1. Indoor and Outdoor Military Courtesies, February 1942
  2. Assembly and Adjustment of the Medical Soldier’s Field Equipment, February 1942
  3. Heavy Tent Pitching, February 1942
  4. The Army Leg Splint, Demonstration and Application, July 1942
  5. Shelter Tent Pitching and Display of Equipment, January 1943
  6. Tables of Organization Medical Department, January 1943
  7. Instructors’ Guide for Medical Department Mobilization Training Program, January 1943

Box 2

6. Field Manuals, Medical Field Manuals

  1. FM-5 Mobile Units of the Medical Department January 12, 1942
  2. FM8-10 Medical Service of Field Units, March 28, 1942
  3. FM8-10 Medical Service Theater of Operations, March 1951
  4. FM8-25 Medical Service in Joint Sea Operations, March 28, 1940
  5. FM8-35 Transportation of the Sick & Wounded, February 21, 1921
  6. FM8-35 Transportation of the Sick & Wounded, February 1945
  7. FM8-40 Field Sanitation, August 15, 1940
  8. FM8-45 Records of Morbidity and Mortality (Sick & Wounded), (2 copies) October 1, 1990
  9. FM8-50 Splints, Appliances, and Bandages September 11, 1940
  10. FM8-50 Splints, Appliances, and Bandages, June 1957
  11. FM8-55 Reference Data, March 5, 1941
  12. FM21-10 Military Sanitation, November 15, 1943
  13. FM21-10/AFM160-46 Military Sanitation, May 1957
  14. FM21-11 First Aid for Soldiers, April 7,1943
  15. FM21-11 First Aid for Soldiers, March 1954
  16. PF21-20 Physical Training, March 6, 1941
  17. FM21-40 Defense Against Chemical Attack, September 7, 1942
  18. FM21-100 Soldier’s Handbook, July 22, 1941
  19. FM21-15 Operations in Snow and Extreme Cold, September 18, 1941
  20. FM31-20 Jungle Warfare, December 15, 1941
  21. FM31-25 Desert Operations, March 14, 1942
  22. FM5-20 Camouflage, June 1, 1940

7. Technical Manuals

  1. TM3-215 Military Chemistry & Chemical Agent, April 21, 1942
  2. TM3-220 Chemical Decontamination Materials & Equipment, March 7, 1942
  3. TM5-267 Camouflage, October 1, 1943
  4. TM8-210 Guides to Therapy for Medical Officers, March 20, 1942
  5. TM8-210 Guides to Therapy for Medical Officers, May 6, 1943
  6. TM8-220 Medical Dept’s Soldier’s Handbook, March 5, 1941
  7. TM8-230 Medical and Surgical Technicians, August 1950
  8. TM8-260 Fixed Hospitals of the Medical (General and Station Hospitals) July 16, 1941
  9. TM8-285 Treatment of Casualties From Chemical Agents, November 22, 1942
  10. TM8-320 Notes on Psychology and Personality Studies Aviation Medicine, January 27, 1941
  11. TM8-325 Outline of Neuropsychiatry in Aviation medicine December 12, 1940
  12. TM8-500 Hospital Diets, October 13, 1941 (2 copies)
  13. TM10-205 Mismanagement and Training, July 6, 1942

8. Technical Bulletins -- Medical

  1. TB Med 4 Professional Medical Films, January 14, 1944.
  2. TB Med 31 Scrub Typhus Fever (Tsutsugamushi Disease). June 6, 1945
  3. TB Med 47 Control of Diseases of Respiratory System and Other Diseases Transmitted by Discharge from Respiratory Tract, May 28, 1944.
  4. TB Med124 Plague, December 1944
  5. TB Med 136 Avoidance of Relapse of Vivax Malaria by Use of Suppressive Medication, January 1945
  6. TB Med 137 Physical reconditioning for Bed and Ward Patients, January 1945.
  7. TB Med 138 Cholera, February 1945
  8. TB Med 142 Filariasis (Wuchereria) with Special References to Early Stages, February 1945
  9. TB Med 143 Cutaneous Diphtheria, February 1945
  10. TB Med 159 Amebiasis, May 1945
  11. TB Med 164 Malaria Control in the Army, June 19, 1945

Box 3

9. Miscellaneous Publications

  1. The constitution of Atomic Energy to Medicine, Hearings before the subcommittee on Research & Development of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the US 83rd Congress, 2nd Session…June 2, 3, and 4, 1954.
  2. Stunkard, Horace, W. et al "Parasitic Diseases and American Participation in the War" Annals NY Academy of Science V44 No. 3, (Sept 1943) p. 189-262.
  3. Wilcox, Aimee. Manual for the Microscopical Diagnosis of Malaria in Man. National Institute of Health, (Bulletin No. 180). Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1943
  4. Biraud, Yves. "The Present Menace of Typhus Fever in Europe and the Means of Combating it  "Bulletin of the Health Organization V 10 No. 1(1943)".
  5. Sones, Maurice. "Management of Backache in Military Hospitals." Offprint from unidentified publication.
  6. Waitt, Alden H. Gas Warfare, The Chemical Weapon, Its Use, and Protection Against it. Wash. DC: The Infantry Journal, c 1942, 1943.
  7. Heller, George. Our Leader and other Sketches. S.l.:n.p.,n.d.
  8. "Opportunity! The Story of the Army Medical Corp." n.d. (Recruitment booklet for AMC)
  9. Broughton, Philip S. "Prostitution and the War" Public Affairs Pamphlet No. 65, 1942.
  10. War Issue, Bull Amer. Coll. Surg. V.27 No. 2 (April 1942)
  11. Military Med. V. 118 No. 4 (April 1956) Issue on Nuclear War and Mass Casualties

10. Miscellaneous publication on Civil Defense issued by U.S. Federal Government or New Jersey State Government.

Box Folder Contents
41"Chemical Warfare"
  2"Chemical Warfare-Treatment of Casualties"
  3"Military Art-Med Dept.-Mobile Units detached Bus"
  4[Medical Field Service School, Carlisle, Barracks, PA] "Medical Reports, Records, and Forms"
  5[Medical Field Service School, Carlisle, Barracks, PA] Medical reports-Weekly and Monthly
  6"Medicine-Pathology-Clinical Pathology—Parasitic Infection"
  7"Military Sanitation"
  8"POM-POR"
  9"Training [Medical]"
51"Venereal Disease" [Pamphlets]
  2"Venereal Disease Control" Lecture given by Capt. Felix Vann, M.D.
  3"War Medicine-Field Med and Surg-First Aid-Basic Anat & Physiol-Materia Medical-Medical Aid."
  4Miscellaneous

Processed by
Lois R. Densky, Archivist
February 6, 1991

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