William J. Jasper Papers, 1945-1999

Laupus Library Manuscript Collection, LL 02.53

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: William J. Jasper Papers
    Creator: Jasper, William J.
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: The collection is comprised of papers written by William Jasper and collected over his career, focusing on dental health, along with class notes from the University of Pennsylvania and articles he wrote.
    Extent: 0.85 Cubic feet,
  • Description
     

    The collection is comprised of papers William Jasper collected over his career, focusing on dental health, along with class notes from the University of Pittsburgh Dental School and articles he wrote.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    William Jacob Jasper was born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania on 7 May 1925 to Samuel Harry and Leona Rae (Frank) Jasper. He entered the Navy V-12 Unit in July 1943 at Bucknell University. In 1945 he transferred to University of Pittsburgh Dental School. Upon graduation in 1948, he was commissioned LTJG, Dental Corps, U. S. Navy. His active duty was from 1949 to 1966; during this time he served on carriers "Antietam" and "Forrestal", and in nine shore stations including Taiwan. Jasper proposed the establishment of the first permanent Navy Jewish Chapel and suggested to name it after Commodore Levy (Levy Chapel was dedicated in 1959 at the Norfolk Naval Station). He earned a Masters of public health from the University of North Carolina in 1967. During his career, he worked at North Virginia Community College, Hebrew University School of Dental Medicine, District of Columbia Health Department, and Baylor College of Dentistry. He married Retha Friedman in 1956 and they had Noreen (Berger) and Warren. Jasper died 7 August 2011 and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

    Source: Herge, Henry C. "Navy V-12" Vol. 12 (Turner Publishing Company, 1996), 103.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    8 September 2009: 25 year collection of dental, public health, and medical books, articles, journals, and miscellaneous. Gift of William J. Jasper.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of William J. Jasper

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    William J. Jasper Papers (LL 02.53), The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processing revised by Ashley Williams, 2015

    Sponsor Statement

    Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina Access and Digitization Grant Program.

Container List

Dental Interiors, 1969-1971
Dental Caries, 1952-1972
Dental Articles, 1961-1975
Food Facts Nutrition Series, 1973
Dental Health Pamphlets, 1970-1981
Fluoridation Articles, 1957-1978
Fluoridation Documents, 1992-1993
Fluoridation Pamphlets, 1949-1981
Dental Anesthesia Articles, 1948-1956
Dental Equipment, 1963-1982, undated
Periodontal Disease Articles, 1951-1972
Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education, 1989-1992
North Carolina Dental Health, 1975-1999
William Jasper Correspondence and Articles, 1968-1973, undated
Anatomy Lecture Notes, undated
Crown and Bridge Prosthetics Notes, 1946-1948
Histology and Dental Freshman Notes, 1945-1946
Radiography Notes, 1947
World Health Organization Reports on Syria, Sudan, Iran, Egypt, and Final Report, 1959

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Container List

Dental Interiors, 1969-1971
Dental Caries, 1952-1972
Dental Articles, 1961-1975
Food Facts Nutrition Series, 1973
Dental Health Pamphlets, 1970-1981
Fluoridation Articles, 1957-1978
Fluoridation Documents, 1992-1993
Fluoridation Pamphlets, 1949-1981
Dental Anesthesia Articles, 1948-1956
Dental Equipment, 1963-1982, undated
Periodontal Disease Articles, 1951-1972
Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education, 1989-1992
North Carolina Dental Health, 1975-1999
William Jasper Correspondence and Articles, 1968-1973, undated
Anatomy Lecture Notes, undated
Crown and Bridge Prosthetics Notes, 1946-1948
Histology and Dental Freshman Notes, 1945-1946
Radiography Notes, 1947
World Health Organization Reports on Syria, Sudan, Iran, Egypt, and Final Report, 1959


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