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Jim Gersbach collection, 1987-1998

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Gersbach, Jim
Title
Jim Gersbach collection
Dates
1987-1998 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.5 cubic feet , (4 document boxes)
Collection Number
Mss 2988-9
Summary
Items include a wide array of materials concerning AIDS and HIV, primarily related to Oregon and Washington State. Includes government reports, news articles, social service agency brochures, and medical information.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Davies Family Research Library
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Items include a wide array of materials concerning AIDS and HIV, primarily related to Oregon and Washington State. Includes government reports, news articles, social service agency brochures, and medical information. Of special interest is an "Ora-Shure" testing kit, manufactured in Oregon.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Jim Gersbach AIDS collection, Mss 2988-9, Oregon Historical Society Research Library

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Jim Gersbach AIDS collectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
AIDS and the medical profession
undated
1/2
AIDS/HIV conference
1990
1/3
AIDS in Oregon
undated
1/4
AIDS in Washington
undated
1/5
AIDS litigation
undated
1/6
AIDS-Proofing Your Kids
Book published in Oregon by Loren Acker and others.
undated
1/7
AIDS quilt
undated
1/8
Articles, general
Various news articles from Northwest newspapers concerning AIDS
undated
1/9
Basic AIDS information
undated
1/10
Community agencies
undated
1/11
Condoms
undated
1/12
Drug therapy
undated
1/13
Education
undated
1/14
Hand in Hand
Newsletter of Oregon's HIV Care Community. Incomplete. (August and October 1994; January, February, and March 1995).
1994, 1995
1/15
Highly publicized AIDS cases
undated
1/16
Human interest
undated
1/17
IV drugs/needles
undated
1/18
Kaiser Permanente packets
Envelopes with labels on various AIDS-related topics provided by Kaiser Permanente (health insurer and provider).
undated
2/1
Local Red Cross and AIDS
undated
2/2
Medication/Research articles in the Oregonian
Concerns Saliva Diagnostic Systems clinical trials
1995 February 9
2/3
Names Project
Information on Portland chapter of the Names Project for the AIDS quilt.
undated
2/4
OraSure
Information on oral specimen collection for AIDS testing and a training kit. Made in Beaverton, Oregon.
undated
2/5
Oregon Health Department HIV booklets
undated
2/6
Oregon Health Department HIV Conference
Program.
1995
2/7
Oregon Health Division AIDS curriculum and guide
Proposed teaching material for AIDS education produced by the Oregon Health Department.
undated
3/1
Oregon HIV/AIDS resource guide
AIDS resource guide listing statewide and by-region resources in Oregon.
circa 1991
3/2
Oregon surveillance reports
AIDS statistics from the state of Oregon, showing number of cases and deaths. Produced by the Oregon State Health Department.
undated
3/3
Pamphlets, general
Question & Answer and educational pamphlets concerning AIDS.
undated
3/4
Racial minorities and AIDS.
undated
3/5
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Portland guidelines
undated
3/6
Safer sex
Brochures.
3/7
Secrets
Various materials on the Kaiser Permanente-created AIDS play, Secrets. This play was presented at various high schools in Oregon.
undated
3/8
Service agency pamphlets
undated
3/9
Speaking Up
Newsletter of the Cascade AIDS Project. January/February 1995.
1995
3/10
Teens
undated
3/11
Testing
undated
3/12
Vaccine research
undated
3/13
Washington reports
undated
3/14
Washington State Responds
AIDS bimonthly journal.
1993
4/1
Washington State Responds
AIDS bimonthly journal.
1994
4/2
Washington State Responds
AIDS bimonthly journal. March/April 1995, July/August 1995, January/February 1996.
1995, 1996
4/3
Washington surveillance reports
AIDS statistics from the state of Washington, showing number of cases and deaths. Produced by the Washington State Health Department.
undated
4/4
Women and AIDS
undated
4/5
World AIDS poster exhibition
Program for exhibition of AIDS posters to be held at the American Advertising Museum.
undated
4/6
World Comics
AIDS-related comic book. Spring 1995 issue.
1995