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New Condoms during HIV/AIDS Crisis, 1986-2016

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2016-113
In the mid-1980s an unidentified Omaha medical doctor explored the possibility of bringing a new condom called Red Stripe that was distributed in Great Britain by Frederick Trading Company to the U.S. market. Included are copies of letters from 1986-1987, a note written in 2016 explaining why the doctor did not pursue FDA approval for the new condom, and an example condom package from Frederick Trading Company.

Dates

  • 1986-2016

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder) : Correspondence, Condoms, Journal articles

Custodial History

A retiring medical doctor, name unknown, dropped this material off at the Nebraska AIDS Project (NAP) office in Omaha on August 30, 2016. A NAP staff member gave the material to Archives & Special Collections via her partner.

Source

Repository Details

Part of the UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States
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