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New Jersey AIDS Collection (1987 - 1996)
RepositoryRutgers University, George F. Smith Health Sciences Library, Special Collections Dept. (formerly UMDNJ)
Collection IDSP/9
Size7 linear feet (13 boxes)
Collection Description
The New Jersey AIDS Collection was created in 1986 by the UMDNJ University Libraries Special Collections staff to document the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the state of New Jersey. The collection is comprised of newsletters, pamphlets, brochures, articles, statistics, memorabilia, and other ephemeral materials produced by New Jersey organizations and UMDNJ units whose missions include helping HIV/AIDS patients, their families or caregivers; educating the public to prevent contracting HIV/AIDS; or conducting research on the causes and treatment of HIV/AIDS.

Newark-related material includes, but is not limited to:

Box 2, Folder 13: UMDNJ and Newark DHHS: "AIDS in the Greater Newark Area: A Program for Primary Care Practitioners" (June 1989)

Box 7, Folders 7-8 and Box 8, Folder 7-8: Essex County AIDS Network minutes and newsletters (1990-1992)

Box 10, Folders 6, 14 and 15: City of Newark. HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS), Newark Community Health Centers, and Newark Emergency Services for Families

Box 12, Folders 5-7: Broughton House, Newark (1994), City of Newark-Department of Health and Human Services Provider Directory (1994), and CURA, Inc., Newark (1994)

Box 13, Folder 12: Newark Eligible Area HIV Services Planning Council (1996)

UMDNJ related brochures, flyers, programs, ephemera, etc. (1991-1996) can be found in Box 5, Folder 9; Box 6, Folder 8; Box 7, Folder 17; Box 9, Folder 8; Box 10, Folder 18; Box 12, Folders 15-19 and 33-36; and Box 13, Folders 17-23.
FormatsArtifacts; Textual materials
SubjectsLabor History; Medicine / Public Health
Time Period20th Century
LanguageEnglish
Access policyOpen for research
ProcessedYes
Finding AidYes
Finging Aid URLhttps://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/history_of_medicine/manuscripts/new_jersey_aids_collection