Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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  • Medicine
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  • World War I 1917-1918
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Location of Archival Materials

Records of the
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery,
1824-1970

NOTE: THIS COLLECTION HAS BEEN TRANSFERRED TO THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES IN COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND. 

Finding aid (PDF)

Scope and Content Note

The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery gathered this collection from various sources. The records were transferred in several accessions from 1986-1988. The records include both official documents and logbooks from various naval medical commands and personal papers from Medical Corps personnel. The resulting collection provides an eclectic view of the Medical Corps from the early 19th century to modern times. The subgroups are as follows:

I---Register of Applicants for Position of Surgeons Mate, 1824-1834;

II---Medical Records of Naval Medical Review Boards, 1862-1875;

III---Papers of Captain Edward Maurice Blackwell, MC, 1898-1923;

IV---Papers of Captain Frank L. Pleadwell, MC, 1896-1927;

V---Papers of Vice Admiral George W. Calver, MC, ca. 1900-1950;

VI---Scrapbook of Chief Pharmacists Mate D. H. Diamond, 1917;

VII---Papers of Chief Nurse Josephine Beatrice Bowman, 1917-1923;

VIII---Papers of Captain Robert G. Davis, MC 1940-1945;

IX---Records of the Medical Regulating Office, Vietnam, 1967-1970;

X--Records of Danang Station Hospital, 1965-1969;

XI--Records of Hospital Ships, 1965-1970;

XII--Misc. BUMED Records, 1960-1971


Extent

7.5 cubic feet

 

Published: Thu Apr 25 09:50:36 EDT 2019