PolBF, B. Frank Polk Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Series 5] Publication Files. — c.1972-1989
The Publication files include an extensive run of reprints of articles co-authored by Polk as well as reviews and book chapters and monographs.
Publication files include three distinct sub-series: reprints, reviews, and book chapters and monographs. Within each sub-series publications have been arranged in chronological order according to the numbering system on Polk’s curriculum vitae bibliography, principally by publication date.

[Sub-series 5.1] Reprints. — 1972-1989

[Folder 1] 1-Evaluating Sweat Gland Activity with Imprint Techniques. — 1972. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 2] 2- The Hypertension Detection & Follow-up Program. — 1973. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 3] 3-Endobronchitis and Mycobacterium fortuitum. — 1974. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 4] 4-The Hypertension Detection & Follow-Up Program. — 1976. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 5] 5-Bacteroids fragilis subspecies in clinical isolates . — 1977. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 6] 6-Isolation and identification of encapsulated strains of Bacteroides fragilis. — 1977. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 7] 7-Methods for quantitative Vaginal flora studies . — 1977. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 8] 8-Blood pressure from fourteen communities: A two stage screen for hypertension. — 1977. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 9] 9-The Hypertension Detection and Follow-Up Program: A Progress Report. — 1977. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 10] 10-HDFP Cooperative Group. Race, education, and prevalence of hypertension. — 1977. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 11] 11-Mild Hypertensives in the Hypertension Detection & Follow-Up Program. — 1978. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 12] 12-Cervical & Vaginal bacterial flora: ecological niches in the female lower genital tract. — 1978. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 13] 13-HDFP Cooperative Group. Patient participation in a hypertension control program. — 1978. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 14] 14-HDFP Cooperative Group. Variability of blood pressure and the results of screening in the HDFP . — 1978. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 15] 15-Therapeutic control of blood pressure in the Hypertension Detection and Follow-Up Program. — 1979. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 16] 16-Predictive value of single diagnostic test: A belated correction (letter). — 1979. — 1 folder
reprint and correspondence

[Folder 17] 17-Seal finger. — 1979. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 18] 18-The implications of blood pressure variability for clinical and screening purposes. — 1979. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 19] 19-Five-year findings of the HDFP-Reduction in mortality of persons with high blood pressure including mild hypertension . — 1979. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 20] 20-HDFP Cooperative Group. Five year findings of the HDFP:2. Mortality by race, sex, and age . — 1979. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 21] 21-Identification of site of Urinary tract infections by antibody-coated bacteria assay. — 1979. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 22] 22-Serum antibody response to Bacteroides fragilis in women with abscesses following hysterectomy. — 1980. — 1 folder
reprint

[Folder 23] 23-An evaluation of the Vita-Stat automatic blood pressure measuring device . — 1980. — 1 folder
reprint and newspaper clip mentioning article about Vita-Stat

[Folder 24] 24-Randomized clinical trial of perioperative cefazolin in preventing infection after hysterectomy. — 1982. — 1 folder
reprint and rough draft of article

[Folder 25] 25-Outbreak of rubella among hospital personnel . — 1980. — 3 folders
reprint, rough draft of article, copyright agreement, letter from Polk to editor where article was published, comments from reviewer on article, confirmation from editor that article was going to be published, and request from Polk to unidentified persons to fill out a questionnaire regarding the impact of the article.

[Folder 26] 26-The instability of blood pressure variability over time . — 1981. — 2 folders
reprint, critique of article from person working at a clinical research center, reviewer's comments for article typed on a page, confirmation from editor that article will be published, a list of responses to a specific reviewer's comments from one of the authors of the article, full rough draft with a reviewer's comments on it, a letter from the publisher thanking the authors and listing prices for reprints and also a completed form for ordering additional reprints by Polk

[Folder 27] 27-Perinatal echovirus infection: Risk of transmission during a community outbreak . — 1981. — 1 folder
reprint, letter from associate editor urging authors to submit a revised manuscript along with attached page of comments to be addressed in revised manuscript, an author's response to reviewer's comments attached to a revised manuscript of article

[Folder 28] 28-Management of the mildly hypertensive patient . — 1981. — 1 folder
reprint of a letter to the editor reviewing/critiquing another article

[Folder 29] 29-A controlled comparison of joint reactions among adult women receiving one of two rubella vaccines . — 1982. — 1 folder
reprint, letter from editor accepting manuscript contingent upon revisions, letter from secretary to Polk informing him that the revised paper is ready for publication and math notes

[Folder 30] 30-Five year findings of the HDFP Reduction in stroke incidence among persons with high blood pressure . — 1982. — 1 folder
reprint,

[Folder 31] 31-Randomized clinical trial of perioperative cefoxitin in preventing maternal infection after primary cesarean section. — 1982. — 1 folder
reprint, letter to Polk from company asking for permission to reprint and distribute article within their organization, letter to editor from Polk outlining the revisions made, letter from editor giving directions for resubmitting the manuscript attached to reviewer's comments, copies of data tables from article

[Folder 32] 32-Effect of B complex and ascorbic acid on the antimicrobial activity of cefazolin sodium. — 1982. — 1 folder
reprint, rough draft of article, potentially revised manuscript, letter from managing editor informing one of the authors that the article will be published

[Folder 33] 33-Increased mortality associated with nosocomial urinary tract infection . — 1982. — 4 folders
reprint, rough draft of article attached to letter to editor asking for the article to be considered and reviewed, a copy of the article with comments attached to one of the author's responses to the comments, a letter from the Deputy Editor confirming that the article will be published, letter to editor explaining why another revised manuscript was sent attached to a revised manuscript, comments on manuscript, letter from associate editor saying manuscript needs to be revised,

[Folder 34] 34-The effect of treatment on mortality in "mild" hypertension. Results of the HDFP. — 1982. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 35] 35-Risk factors for infection at the operative site following abdominal or vaginal hysterectomy. — 1982. — 5 folders
reprints, rough drafts, correspondence

[Folder 36] 36-Benefit-cost analysis of anti-microbial prophylaxis in abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy . — 1979-1983. — 3 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 37] 37-Predictive values of routine blood pressure measurements in screenin for hypertension. — 1983. — 2. folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 38] 38-Malformations in infants of diabetic mothers:problems in study design . — 1983. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 39] 39-Reduction of mortality associated with nosocomial urinary tract infection . — 1982-1983. — 2 folders
reprints, rough drafts, annotated rough drafts

[Folder 40] 40-Baseline Physical Examination Characsteristics of the Hypertensive Participants . — 1983. — 2 folders
reprints

[Folder 41] 41-Prediagnostic serum selenium and risk of cancer . — 1983. — 2 folders
reprints, annotated rough drafts, correspondence, rough draft

[Folder 42] 42-Bacterial flora of the vagina: Quantitative Study . — 1982-1984. — 1 folder
reprints, annotated rough draft

[Folder 43] 43-Disability days associated with detection and treatment in a hypertension control program. — 1984. — 1 folder
reprints, rough draft

[Folder 44] 44-Relation of Serum Vitamins A & E and Carotenoids to the risk of cancer . — 1983-1984. — 4 folders
reprints, rough drafts, correspondence

[Folder 45] 45-Hepatitis B vaccine in health care personnel: Safety, immunogenicity and indications of efficacy. — 1984-1988. — 1 folder
reprints, correspondence/memorandum

[Folder 46] 46-Effect of stepped care treatment on the incidence of myocardial infarction and agina pectoris. — 1984. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 47] 47-A Multivariate Analysis of Risk Factors for Hepatitis B virus Infection among Hospital Employees Screened for Vaccination. — 1984. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 48] 48-Five year findings of the HDFP: Mortality by race-sex and blood pressure level. A further analysis. — 1984. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 49] 49-The HDFP study of serum retinol, retinol-binding protein, total carotenoids and cancer risk: A summary . — 1984. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 50] 50-Microvascular Aspects of AIDS Retinopathy. — 1984. — 1 folder
reprints, rough draft

[Folder 51] 51-The effect of anti-hypertensive drug treatment on mortality in the presence of resting ECG abnormalities at baseline: The HDFP experience . — 1984. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 52] 52-A comparative trial of cefazolin and moxalactam prophylaxis for preventing infection after abdominal hysterectomy. — 1985. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 53] 53-HDFP Cooperative Group. Five year findings of the Hypertension Detection and Follow-Up Program. IV Prevention and reversal of left ventricular hypertrophy and cardiomegally with antihypertensive drug therapy. — 1985. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 54] 54-Isolated antibody to Hepatitis B surface antigen: Natural history and response to hepatitis B vaccination. — 1985. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 55] 55-Absence of Antibodies to HTLV-III in health workers after hepatitis B vaccination. — 1985. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 56] 56-Female-to-Male Transmission of AIDS . — 1985. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 57] 57-Demonstration by in situ hybridization of cytomegalovirus but not human T-lymphotropic virus type III in retinal lesions in patients with AIDS . — 1986. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 58] 58-Rarity of cesarean delivery in cases of juvenile-onset respiratory papillomatosis. — 1986. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 59] 59-Risk factors for nosocomial urinary tract infection . — 1986. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 60] 60-Effects of labelling and treatment of hypertension on percieved health . — 1986. — 2 folders
reprints, rough drafts

[Folder 61] 61-The Association of Postural Changes in systolic blood pressure and Mortality in persons with diastolic hypertension: The HDFP experience . — 1986-1987. — 3 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 62] 62-Reproducibility and predictive values of routine blood pressure measurements in children:Comparison with adult values . — 1986-1987. — 4 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 63] 63-Nonresponsiveness to hepatitis B vaccine in health care workers: Results of vaccination and genetic typings. — 1986. — 2 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 64] 64-Detection of antibodies to HIV in dried blood on filter papers . — 1986-1988. — 2 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 65] 65-Early Antibodies in HIV Detection by the ELISA, Western blot, and Radioimmunoprecipitation. — 1987. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 66] 66-The prevalent cohort study and AIDS. — 1986-1987. — 2 folders
reprints, rough draft, annotated rough draft

[Folder 67] 67-HIV in hemodialysis patients . — 1986-1988. — 3 folders
reprints, correspondence, annotated rough draft,

[Folder 68] 68-Predictors of AIDS developing in a cohort of seropositive homosexual men . — 1987. — 1 folder
reprints, synopsis

[Folder 69] 69-Delayed Hypersensitivity Skin Testing and Anergy in a population of gay men. — 1986-1987. — 1 folder
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts with typed comments

[Folder 70] 70-Risk Factors for Seroconversion to HIV Among Male Homosexuals. — 1986-1987. — 2 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 71] 71-Flow cytometric quantitation of T cell phenotypes in cerebrospinal fluid and peripheral blood of gay men with and without antibodies to HIV . — 1987-1988. — 2 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts and reviewer's comments

[Folder 72] 72-The reproducibility of the diagnosis of Cervicitis in Pregnancy . — 1987-1988. — 1 folder
reprints, rough drafts

[Folder 73] 73-HIV Infection in Rwandan children. — 1987. — 1 folder
reprints, rough draft, correspondence, notes

[Folder 74] 74-Clinical manifestations of Acute infection to HIV in a cohort study of gay men. — 1987. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 75] 75-Hodgkins's disease and EBV: Evidence of altered antibody pattern prior to diagnosis. — 1986-1989. — 3 folders
reprints published posthumously, correspondence, rough drafts, annotated rough draft

[Folder 76] 76-Safety and immunogenicity of measles vaccine in ill African children. — 1987. — 3 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 77] 77-Treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis with dihydroxy propoxymethyl guanine . — 1987. — 3 folders
reprints

[Folder 78] 78-Association of Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma hominis with intrauterine growth retardation and preterm delivery. — 1987-1989. — 3 folders
reprints published posthumously, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 79] 79-Incidence of coronary heart disease and left ventricular hypertrophy in the Hypertension Detection and Follow-Up Program. — 1986. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 80] 80-Resolution of oral hairy leukoplakia during therapy with DHPG. — 1986-1987. — 1 folder
reprints, rough draft, pictures

[Folder 81] 81-1-123 IMP-SPECT in HIV related dementia. In advances in Functional Neuroimaging. — 1988. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 82] 82-Vitamin Measurements in Pooled Blood Samples. — 1987. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 83] 83-The response of preterm infants to diptheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) vaccine. — 1987-1988. — 2 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts, annotated rough drafts

[Folder 84] 84-Mucocutaneous findings in AIDS-related complex patients . — 1986-1987. — 1 folder
reprints, correspondence, rough draft

[Folder 85] 85-Risk factors for surgical wound infection following cardiac surgery. — 1987. — 2 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough draft

[Folder 86] 86-Recovery of campylobacter species from homosexual men. — no date. — 1 folder
reprints, correspondence, rough draft

[Folder 87] 87-Dermatologic findings associated with HIV . — 1987. — 1 folder
reprints, rough draft

[Folder 88] 88-Immunologic responses to hepatitis B virus and their interpretations. — 1984. — 1 folder
rough draft

[Folder 89] 89-Prevalence of enteric pathogens in homosexual men with and without AIDS . — 1984-1988. — 1 folder
reprints, rough draft, correspondence

[Folder 90] 90-Cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities in homosexual men with and without neuropsychiatric findings. — 1988. — 1 folder
reprints, rough draft

[Folder 91] 91-Effect of HIV antibody disclosure on subsequent sexual activity in homosexual men. — 1987. — 1 folder
reprints, rough draft, correspondence

[Folder 92] 92-The Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study: Rationale, organization and selected characteristics of the participants . — 1987. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 93] 93-Endometriosis and cigarette smoking. — no date. — 1 folder
rough drafts

[Folder 94] 94-The predictive value of minor anomalies: II. Use in cohort to identify teratogens . — 1987. — 1 folder
reprints, correspondence

[Folder 95] 95-Increased malformation rates in infants of diabetic mothers apparently unrelated to glycemic control during organogenesis. — 1987-1988. — 2 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 96] 96-Endocrine disorders in men infected with HIV . — 1988. — 1 folder
reprints, rough draft

[Folder 97] 97-Loss of HIV antibodies in gay/bisexual men who remain healthy. — 1987-1988. — 4 folders
reprints, rough drafts, correspondence, annotated rough draft

[Folder 98] 98-Transmission of HIV within a statewide prison system. — 1987-1988. — 1 folder
reprints, rough drafts, correspondence, annotated rough draft

[Folder 99] 99-Predictors of decline in CD4 lymphocytes in a cohort of gay men infected with HIV . — 1987-1988. — 2 folders
reprints, correspondence, annotated rough drafts

[Folder 100] 100-A Comparative Study of endometriosis in infertile women and women presenting with pelvic symptomatology. — 1987. — 1 folder
correspondence, annotated rough draft

[Folder 101] 101-Comparative immunogenicity of plasma and recombinant hepatitis B virus vaccines in homosexual men. — 1988. — 1 folder
repriints, correspondence, rough draft

[Folder 102] 102-Early detection of HIV seroconversion with currently available Serologic Techniques. — 1987-1988. — 2 folders
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 103] 103-Clinical Manifestations of Infection with the HIV Occurence and Relationship to Immune Deficiency. — 1987. — 1 folder
reprints, rough drafts

[Folder 104] 104-The Seroepidemiology of Hepatitis B virus infection in the U.S. 1976-1980. — 1987-1989. — 2 folders
reprints, rough drafts, correspondence

[Folder 105] 105-The Influence of HIV infection on antibody responses to influenza vaccines . — 1988. — 2 folders
reprints, rough drafts, correspondence

[Folder 106] 106-Relationship between carotenoids and cancer. The MRFIT Study. — 1983-1988. — 1 folder
reprint, rough drafts, correspondence

[Folder 107] 107-Time trends in HIV-1 seroprevalence in blood donors in a midatlantic region. — 1987-1988. — 1 folder
rough drafts, correspondence

[Folder 108] 108-Strategies for prevention catheter associated urinary tract infection. — 1988-1989. — 1 folder
reprints, annotated rough draft, correspondence

[Folder 109] 109-Prediction of preterm premature rupture of fetal membranes: A Multicenter case-control study. — 1988. — 1 folder
rough draft, correspondence

[Folder 110] 110-Persistence of reduction in blood pressure and mortality of participants in Hypertension Detection. — 1988. — 1 folder
reprints

[Folder 111] 111-A clinical trial of tolerance of HPA-23 in patients with AIDS and preliminary data for its Antiviral Effect. — 1987-1988. — 1 folder
reprints, correspondence, rough drafts

[Folder 112] 112-Serologic Precursors of Cancer. III. Serum Vitamin E, Retinol Carotenes, and Risk of Subsequent Prostate Cancer. — no date. — 1 folder
rough draft

[Folder 113] 113-Seroconversion with HIV-1 is followed by an increase in circulating CD3+CD4-CD8-(Double Negative) Lymphocytes. — 1988-1989. — 2 folders
reprints, correspondence, annotated rough draft (article was published posthumously)

[Folder 114] 114-Low Prevalence of Neurological and Neuropsychological Abnormalities in Healthy HIV-1 . — 1988. — 1 folder
rough drafts, potentially published posthumously

[Folder 117] 117-AIDS-free time after HIV-1 seroconversion in Homosexual Men . — 1988-1989. — 2 folders
rough drafts, reprints published posthumously, correspondence

[Folder 118] [118]-Decreasing Seroprevalence of HIV (HIV-1) in a Regional Donor Population . — no date . — 1 folder
rough draft

[Folder 119] [119]-Ocular Manifestations of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. — 1989. — 1 folder

[Folder 120] [120]-Effect of Repeated Freezing and Thawing on Vitamins and Hormones in Serum. — 1989. — 1 folder

[Sub-series 5.2] Reviews. — 1979-1988

[Folder 1] 1-Surface antigens as virulence factors in infection with Bacteroides fragilis. Rev Infect Dis. — 1979. — 1 folder
under the category of "reviews" in CV, contains reprints

[Folder 2] 2-Urinary tract infections during pregnancy. . — 1979. — 1 folder
under the category of "reviews" in CV, contains reprints

[Folder 3] 3-Prophylactic antibiotics in obstetrics. Clin Obstet Gynecol.. — 1979. — 1 folder
under the category of "reviews" in CV, contains reprints

[Folder 4] 4-Legionellosis. — 1980. — 1 folder
under the category of "reviews" in CV, contains a rough draft

[Folder 5] 5-Antimicrobial prophylaxis to prevent mixed bacterial infection. — 1981. — 1 folder
was under the title of "Reviews" in CV, contained reprints, correspondence

[Folder 6] 6-Single-dose Antimicrobial Therapy for Urinary Tract Infections in Women. — 1981-1982. — 1 folder
was under the title of "Reviews" in CV, contained reprints, correspondence and rough drafts

[Folder 7] 7-Hepatitis B: A controllable disease . — 1982-1983. — 1 folder
was under the title of "Reviews" in CV, contained reprints, correspondence and annotated rough drafts

[Folder 8] 8-AIDS-Epidemiologic and Clinical Aspects. — 1986-1988. — 1 folder
was under the title of "Reviews" in CV, contains reprints, correspondence and rough draft

[Folder 9] 9-Perspectives on infection with HIV, type 1 among intravenous drug users . — 1988. — 1 folder
under the category of "reviews" in CV, contains rough drafts, reprints published posthumously, annotated rough draft

[Folder 10] 10-Intravenous Drug Users and AIDS . — 1988 (not completely sure). — 1 folder
under the category of "reviews" in CV, contains rough draft

[Folder 11] 11-JAMA Reviewer Correspondence . — 1988. — 1 folder
under the category of "reviews" in CV, contains rough draft

[Sub-series 5.3] Book Chapters. — 1987-1988

[Folder 6] 6-Intravenous Drug Use and HIV Infection in Prison. — no date. — 1 folder
[Book Chapter?], contains a rough draft

[Folder 9] 9-Transmission of HIV within the Health Care Setting. — circa 1987. — 1 folder
[Book Chapter?], contains a rough draft and correspondence

[Folder 10] 10-Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection: Risk Factors and Consequences . — circa 1987. — 1 folder
[Book Chapter?], contains a rough draft

[Folder 13] 13-Minorities, Intravenous Drug Use and HIV Infection in Prison. — circa 1988. — 1 folder
[Book Chapter?], contains a rough draft and correspondence

[Folder 25] Infections of the urinary tract . — circa 1987. — 1 folder
[Book Chapter?]
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