63m201Barrow Unit recordsBarrow Unit records, 1918-1941, undated 63m201Sarah K. PiesterUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center2011 April 25Special Collections Research CenterMargaret I. King Building, NorthLexington 40506-0039SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDUURL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-08-15 13:14:19 -0400.EnglishDescribing Archives: A Content Standard2016 June 17Photographs added by Jason Flahardy.
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Barrow Unit records
0.42 Cubic Feet
The Barrow Unit records (dated 1918-1941, undated; 0.42 cubic feet; 2 boxes) comprises correspondence, printed articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, and official orders and rosters, documenting the volunteer 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.
63m201: [identification of item], Barrow Unit records, 1918-1941, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
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Scope and Contents
The Barrow Unit records (dated 1918-1941, undated; 0.42 cubic feet; 2 boxes) comprises correspondence, scrapbook, printed articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, and official orders and rosters, documenting the volunteer 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. The photographs, scrapbook, and correspondence relates to the Barrow Unit's activities during World War I in England. The Barrow Unit Association records document the Unit's reunions and post war activities. The collection additionally contains two histories of the unit. One contains the names and military background of the unit's members.
The Barrow Unit, named for its founder, Dr. David Barrow of Lexington, Kentucky, was a unique volunteer medical organization, comprised largely of central Kentuckians. The unit provided medical services in England to personnel of the U.S. Army during World War I. Members included David Barrow, William Reddish, Waller O. Bullock, Charles Garr, and Louis Haggin.
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Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical and sanitary affairs.
United States -- History -- World War, 1914-1918
Barrow, David, 1858-1932
RecordsSeries I.1918-1941, undatedBarrow Unit history1918 December 3111Barrow Unit Report Clinical Data on Surgical Casescirca 191812David Barrow correspondence and orders191913William O. Reddish letters to Kate Reddish191914Barrow Unit Association records1933-1940, undated15Edward E. Potts American Legion material194116Scrapbook1918-1939211-14Scope and ContentsThe scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, and military paperwork regarding David Barrow and the Barrow Unit. The scrapbook includes photographs number 1-14, which depict the following: Edward E. Potts, Page 2; John J. Pershing, Page 13; Base Hospital 204, Ward 2-A, patients and hospital staff, Page 13; Edward E. Potts, Page 13; Hetley Hostpital, exterior, Page 14; Unidentified house and driveway, Page 37; Unidentifed road, Page 37; Military encampment with tents, Page 38; Unidentified garden, Page 38; Greenhouse, interior, Page 39; Military members constructing building enclosure, page 39; Landscape with buildings in distance, Page 40; Landscape with lake in distance, Page 40; Military members constructing tower, page 41.Photographs1918-1919, undatedPhotograph albumcirca 1918-1919Shipundated2215-16Unidentified houseundated2217-18American Red Cross group photoundated2219Military group photoundated2220Military encampment with tentsundated2221Two men standing in front of an American Red Cross vehicleundated2222Military members sitting and standingundated2223Man standing in front of American Red Cross ambulance U.S.79879.Xundated2224Unidentified woodsundated2225Pathway in gardenundated2226Yard at unidentifed houseundated2227House on a pond with a boatundated2228Field with houses in the backgroundundated2229Sunset on the horizonundated2230Man leaned on a fence in front of a houseundated2231Two men walking in front of a large houseundated2232Two unidentified women with unidentified manundated2233Military hospitalundated2234Military doctorundated2235Military hospitalundated2236Group photo; nurses and military membersundated2237Military hospitalundated2238Group photo of men and women standing in front of a houseundated2239-41Performing surgery in a military hospital; left to right, Miss Hatefield (Margaret), Dr. W.O. Bullock, Sgt. Frank Rodes, Lillie Davis (Marks), Dr. W.D. Reddish, and Sgt. Edgar McDougalundated2242Performing surgery in a military hospital; left to right, Sgt. Edgar McDougal, Miss Hatefield (Margaret), Lillie Davis (Marks), Dr. W.D. Reddish, Sgt. Frank Rodes, and Dr. W.O. Bullockundated2243Group photoundated2244Performing surgery in military hospitalundated2245-46Two military men holding onto a military nurseundated2247Military group photoundated2248Group photoundated2249Unidentified womanundated2250Group photoundated2251Unidentified man sitting in chair reading a newspaperundated2252Group of men sitting at a large tableundated2253Two women standing outside of houseundated2254Soldier leaning against a ledgeundated2255Photo of man with handwritten note, Yours til Niagara Falls 'Mic'undated2256Shoreline with naval ships in the sea in backgroundundated2257Group photoundated2258Two soldiersundated2259Unidentified military manundated2260Unidentified man taking a photoundated2261Unidentified military manundated2262-63Military nurseundated2264Two military nurses and a soldierundated2265Three womenundated2266Three military nursesundated2267Unidentified manundated2268Military nurses group photoundated2269Unidentified military man standing in front of bikeundated2270Unidentified buildingundated2271Man and womanundated2272Nurse posing, three nurses and two soldiers in backgroundundated2273Unidentified manundated2274Unidentified womanundated2275Three soldiersundated2276Group photoundated2277Two menundated2278Unidentified womanundated2279Unidentified buildingundated2280-83Woodsundated2284Unidentified womanundated2285-86Unidentified houseundated2287Men in military hospitalundated2288Exterior of unidentified houseundated2289Three unidentified menundated2290Three unidentified peopleundated2291Exterior of unidentified buildingundated2292Ship UB127undated2293Submarinesundated2294Ship at the pierundated2295R.M.S. Aquitania, Screw, 74,000 tons, length 901 feet, breadth 97 feet, depth 92 1/2 feetundated1796Colonel Daniel Barron, Major Granille Haner, Colonel Leonard Hughes, Major Julian McClymonds, and Major Maller (?)undated1797Garden al-Sausbug Council Hauts. Englandundated1798Hype Cottage, a typical English farm house, postcardundated1799Union Castle Line R.M.S. Carisbrook Castle, postcardundated17100Princess Gardens and Vane Hill, Torquay, postcardundated17101Torquay from Vane Hill, postcardundated17102Two unidentified menundated17103-104Group photoundated17105-106Man sitting in front of sign, Special Cock Tailundated17107Hill with unidentified buildingundated17108Stonehengeundated17109-110Big Hugh Howard at Stonehenge, Thursday, November 14th, 1918. Trip made from Hursley Park by wheel to Salisbury, 23 miles and from there to Stonehenge, 10 miles by taxi1918 November 1417111Stonehengeundated17112-114Soldiersundated17115-116Harry G. Stucky, Garey S. Shipley, and W. Marshall Dale in Jours, France on Sunday1919 June 817117Swansundated17118Unidentified soldierundated17119Unidentified manundated17120Group photo, military membersundated17121
Barrow Unit records