BakS, Susan P. Baker Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Box 063] ABC Files: Pe-Ra. — 1920; 1930-1931; 1940; circa 1950-2012; undated.. — 1 box
Creator: Baker, Susan
Box 063 contains files with titles beginning with the letters Pe-Ra. Subject files in this box pertain to the following topics: Peace Corps; peanuts [packaged]; pedestrian safety; pickups; pilots & pilot fatigue; playground safety; PMVI [periodic motor vehicle inspection]; poison; police [occupational hazards and high speed chases]; population [statistics]; prison health; [consumer] product safety; propellers; race [& ethnicity]; racing [car]; radar detectors; railroad crossings and railroads.
Materials include teaching files (plagiarism); documents pertaining to JHU School of Puplic Health policy; materials pertaining to the Maryland Injury Prevention Advisory Committee; proposals for research studies by Baker and colleagues; blank questionnaires; and a typescript of a document: “The 55mph Speed Limit, for FM 88 Radio, April 1, 1987.”
The ABC files cover every facet of Baker’s professional working life, including research; committee work within the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health; her teaching at Hopkins, as well as external projects to educate professionals about safety issues in their field; and her efforts toward developing the injury control program at Johns Hopkins. Materials document Baker’s extensive involvement, as a consultant, advisory panel member, and leader, with professional associations, federal agencies, and scientific organizations committed to injury prevention. They pertain to Baker’s presentations at conferences and workshops; her publications; and her receipt of honors and awards. Within each box, Baker has arranged these papers in alphabetical order by topic (organization name, professional activity, or research subject). These files, even within individual folders, include a mix of material types and cover a wide range of professional activities.

[Folder 063/001] Peace Corps. — 1975; 1982; undated. — 1 folder
Materials include correspondence about Baker’s presentation, “Accident Prevention,” at the Peace Corps Medical Conference in September, 1982. Also includes data tables of deaths of Peace Corps volunteers.

[Folder 063/002] Peanuts [Packaged]. — 1991. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/003 - 063/005] Pedestrian. — circa 1931; circa 1958-1961; 1964; 1967; circa 1970-1985; 1992; 1999; 2008; 2012. — 3 folders
Materials include a typescript of a paper draft that Baker submitted to the SUN and PARADE Magazine titled, “Driver, Car, and the Man in the Street,” 1974. Also includes a copy of a reprinted article co-authored by Baker: Baker SP, Robertson LS, O'Neill B. Fatal pedestrian collisions: I. Driver negligence. Am J Public Health 64:318-325, 1974.

[Folder 063/006] Physics. — 1987. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/007] Pickups [trucks]. — 1976; 1981; 1991; undated. — 1 folder
Materials include typescript of a draft of a Presentation by Baker at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for The Surgery of Trauma: Comments on "Falls and Ejections from Pickup Trucks," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

[Folder 063/008] Pilots. — 1991. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/009] Pilot Fatigue. — 1988. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/010] Plagiarism. — 1979; 1993; 1996; 1998; 2005-2007. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/011] Playground [Safety]. — 1981; circa 1984-1991; 1994-1995; undated. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/012] PMVI [Periodic Motor Vehicle Inspection]. — circa 1970-1976; undated. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/013] Poison. — 1981-1982; 1984; 2006; 2009-2010; undated. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/014] Police [Occupational Hazards & High Speed Chases]. — 1968; 1972; circa 1975-1979; 1986; undated. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/015 - 063/17] Policy. — 1969; circa 1975-1983; 1986; circa 1996-1999; 2000; 2009; undated. — 3 folders

[Folder 063/018] Population [Statistics]. — 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950-1975. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/019] Prevention Committee [Maryland Injury Prevention Advisory Committee]. — 1986. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/020] Prison Health. — 1981; 1987-1988. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/021 - 063/023] Product Safety. — 1969; 1974-1984; circa 1990-1995; 1998. — 3 folders

[Folder 063/024] Propellers. — 1989-1990; undated. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/025 - 063/026] Proposals. — circa 1980-1988; 2002; undated. — 2 folders

[Folder 063/027] Questionnaires [blank]. — 1987. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/028] Quotes. — 1971; 1994; undated. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/029] Race [& Ethnicity]. — 1993-1994; 2000-2001; 2005. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/030] Racing [Car]. — 1975; 2001; undated. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/031] Radar Detectors. — 1986-1988; undated. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/032] Radio. — 1987. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/033] Railroad Crossings. — 2004. — 1 folder

[Folder 063/034] Railroad. — 1973; 1985; 1989; 1991; undated. — 1 folder