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Barrow Unit collection,, 1919

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63m201 Barrow Unit collection, 1919-1941 63m201 Finding aid prepared by Sarah K. Piester University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 April 25 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-08-02T14:25-0400 English Describing Archives: A Content Standard Barrow Unit collection, 63m201 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.23 Cubic feet 1 box 1919-1941 The Barrow Unit collection includes correspondence, printed articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, official orders and rosters, providing information on a military medical unit known as the Barrow Unit. Barrow Unit Preferred Citation note 63M201: [identification of item], Barrow Unit collection, 1919-1941, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Arrangement note Collection is arranged by subject. Scope and Contents note The Barrow Unit collection includes correspondence, printed articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, official orders and rosters, information on a military medical unit known as the Barrow Unit, which provided medical services in England to personnel of the U.S. Army during World War I. Historical note The Barrow Unit, named for its founder, Dr. David Barrow of Lexington, Kentucky, was a unique volunteer medical organization, comprised largely of central Kentuckians. These papers, which include correspondence, printed articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, official orders and rosters, provide information the Barrow unit, which provided medical services in England to personnel of the U.S. Army during World War I. Related Archival Materials note PA63M201, Barrow Unit photographs, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Barrow, David, 1858-1932 Military hospitals. United States--History--World War, 1914-1918 World War, 1914-1918--Medical and sanitary affairs. Scrapbook, 1 1 1918-1939 Scope and Contents note The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, and military paperwork regarding David Barrow and the Barrow Unit. Kate Reddish correspondence, 1 2 1919 History of Unit, 1 3 1918 December 31 Dr. Charles Garr materials, 1 4 1937 Scope and Contents note Contains newspaper clippings and a Barrow Unit reunion speech. E.E. Potts materials, 1 5 1919-1941 Scope and Contents note Contains newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, blank checks, and receipts all relating to E.E. Potts of the Barrow Unit.