File Friesen_RF - Friesen, Rhinehart F

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  • 1914 - 2009 (Creation)
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12 folders of textual records.

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(6 Jan 1914 - 6 Feb 2009)

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Education: MD(Man)1944, FRCS(C)

Positions: Research Assistant/Senior Research Assistant Pediatrics 1959-1969; Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology 1961-1979

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The Rhinehart F Friesen files contain the following material:
Folder 1:
0. Obit.: MB Med Spring 2009; Time Lines v41(3) 2009; WFP 10 Feb 2009; 14 Dec 2008, 4 Jan 2009 (wife); (5pp)

1. Copy of student card (1p)

2. 1987 letter Kerr/Friesen thanking him for his book Almost an elephant (1p)

3. CV and Publications list 2004; also 1976 (17pp)

4. Update sent in for 1999 reunion of his class; update for 55th reunion (3pp)

5. "“Indefinitely: Write-to-win contest" UMMJ 53: 95-100 1983 (reprinted from Canadian Doctor (3pp)

6. Good citizenship award (Manitoba) Nov 1,1973; newspaper clipping (1p)

7. "All I Wanted to be was a Doctor", mennonite mirror v12(9), May 1983; incl photos of RFF, C. Wiebe & J Foerster) (pp5-7 in booklet of 32pp)

8. "Blood Brothers" Alum Jour 59(3), Dec 1999:6 (3pp)

9. "The Best is Yet to Be" interview Seniors Today March 1988 (1p)

10. "Blood Transfusions Can Kill" Saturday Night 74(23):52-53, Nov 7, 1959 (3pp)

11. Honorary member of Nebraska State Obs & Gyne Soc, Dec 1, 1967, NOGS Newsletter April 1968 (2pp)

12. Retirement June 1982 Canada Doctor December 1982 (1p)

13. Newspaper clippings: Wpg Trib Oct 15/1964; San Francisco News Call Bulletin Apr 8/1965; Globe & Mail Jan 1965; Wpg Trib Aug24/1967; Alumni Jour 57(4) Dec 1997; Minn Star Feb 18/1965 (2 articles) Hamilton Spectator 14 June 1965; 16 Jun 1965; Wpg Trib 13 Jan/1966; WFP 4 Apr/1966; UM Bull 4 Dec 1997; WFP 27 Dec 1997; 3 Jan 1998; clipping c1964; a Wpg paper 1964 (also incl original clippings) (15pp)

14. "About the author" of RFF’s A Mennonite Odyssey; & book review mennonite mirror Nov 1988 (2pp)

15. "Conquest of Death Before Death" Reader’s Digest April 1966 (3pp)

16. Scientific Day honouring Bruce Chown’s 75th Birthday - program - October 10, 1968 (1p)

17. "Fighting for the Unborn" Trib Magazine 7 June 1980 (7pp)

18. "On the Frontiers of Medicine Control of Life Exploration of Prenativity" Life Magazine Sept 1965; incl corres with Life Magazine (29pp)

19. Working Papers of the East Reserve Village Histories 1874-1910, Hanover Steinbach Hist Soc 1990 (229pp book)

20. "The Role Played by Rh Immunization in Pregnancy Wastage" by JMB and Rhinehart Friesen CMAJ v93(26) 25 Dec 1965 (3pp)

21. Order of Canada to Eira Frieson (wife)
Folder 2
Notes and lectures:
1. Heart disease in Pregnancy by RFF, Oct 1954 (6pp)

2. The Physiological Basis for the Various Types of Oedema Observed in Pregnancy, Oct 1954 (8pp)

3. Nine sets of lecture notes: 
a. Discuss your treatment of a woman aged 75 years who suffers from complete uterine prolapse complicated by ulceration, Dec 1954 (9pp)
b. Discuss the Problem of Infertility with Particular Reference to Management, Feb 1955 (13pp)
c. Discuss Uterine Inertia, March 1955 (6pp)
d. Discuss the Role of X-Ray Diagnosis in Obstetrics, November 1955 (10pp)
e. Discuss Placenta Previa (9pp)
f. Describe the Etiology, Nature and Treatment of Rectovaginal Fistulas, Feb 1956 (7pp)
g. Outline Important Factors in the Etiology of Abdominal Wound Disruption, Discuss the prognosis and treatment of this condition, March 1956 (11pp)
h. Discuss Oliguria and Anuria in Obstetrics and Gynecology, April 1957 (1p)
j. Discuss the Etiology and Treatment if Fistulae between the Urinary and Female Genital Tracts, April 1957 (1p)

4. Fetal Circulatory and Hematological Responses to Peritoneal Transfusion, c.1957 (6pp)

5. Review of Principles of Gynaecology, editor: TNA Jeffcoate, 2nd ed. 1962 (3pp)

6. Letter from Dr. Green in Aukland NZ, forwarded by Bruce Chown, re Dr. Liley’s article on Transfusion of the Foetus in Haemolytic Disease 1963 (10pp)

7. Fetal Transfusion in Utero in Rh Disease by RFF and JM Bowman, c1965 (39pp)

8. Physiology Related to Fetal Transfusion, c. 1965 (5pp)

9. Rh Present and Future, Continuing Medical Eduction Course in Obstetrics, March 17-18, 1967 (9pp)

10. Answer to a question on RhoGam given to a patient from Ob-Gyn Collected Letters of the International Correspondence Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Series XI, Nov 1970 (incl original corres) (1 booklet pp185-194 +3pp)

11. Two unpublished papers on what Rh disease in babies is. c1970 (6pp)

12. Complications of Fetal Transfusion by RFF, c1971 (31pp)

13. Fetal Transfusion, 1976 (12pp)

14. Suggestions before Starting a New Pregnancy, July 1980 (1p)

15. Display material for Intrauterine Transfusions by RFF also incl statistical sheet re published series on fetal transfusions (1 envelope of drawings + display board + 1p)
Folder 3
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This is a small file of miscellaneous material concerning the Rh Project, Fetal Transfusion Project:
1. Chart of no. of booked prenatal patients delivered by quarter years 1956-1980 (1p)

2. Corres Nov 6/1964 with Claims Dept Man Med Service re billing for intrauterine fetal intraperitoneal transfusion (2pp)

3. Copy of grant application for project: Fetal Transfusion in Utero 22 March/1965 (6pp)

4. Corres Feb 3 & 9, Mar 29/1965 between C Tupper & TM Roulston re visit of Dr. E Pereira of Dalhousie Univ to observe and study Drs. Friesen and Bowman’s work on the Rh factor (3pp)

5. Letter of appt from University Board of Governors as Senior Research Asst, Dept Pediatrics 1 Apr 1965 to 31 Mar 1966 (1p)

6. Corres from couple with regard to hemolytic disease and their chances of having a living child May - July 1965 (5pp+1 card)

7. Proposal for a controlled test study in all hospitals in Greater Wpg “On Preventing Rh-Negative Women from Developing Rh-Antibodies, Feb 15, 1967 (7pp)

8. President’s Form No. 1 terminating RFF’s position as Senior Research Assistant, March 31, 1969 (1p)

9. Corres between RJ Luby & RFF re statistics on assessment of infants following intrauterine transfusion prior to determinating the date of delivery (3pp)
Folder 4
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1. Photograph of the Friesens with the first patient (1963) & at patient's wedding in 1988; also corres & photos from patients 1970- (14pp)

2. 2 pkgs of material: 
a. Corres from JM Bowman to JJ Sinnott re an infant’s 1st transfusion & prognosis after birth, 1969 (2pp)
b) Corres from parent to RFF re above infant’s progress 1970-99 incl photos (49pp)

3. Corres between parents of transfused child & RFF 1986-88; incl 4 photos of child (16pp)
Folders 5a-e
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5a. Case reports A-C (46pp)

5b. Case reports D-G (45pp)

5c. Case reports H-L (57pp)

5d. Case reports M-R (58pp)

5e. Case reports S-Z (42pp)
Folder 6 
1. Misc corres with physicians, institutions, & journals with regard to intrauterine transfusion & erythroblastosis, incl queries & answers, letters requesting RFF to speak, papers as well as for advice regarding the procedures and processes involved. (88pp)
Folder 7a:
Papers given at various venues:
1. "Abortions" (given at St. Boniface Hospital 1956) (5pp)

2. "Abortions" (given at a Clinical Luncheon at Grace Hospital, 1957; different from 1. above) (5pp)

3. "Abortions - The Hazards of Blood Transfusions", April 1958 (given at the Canadian Gynecological Travel Club) (2pp)

4. "The Doctor’s Role in the Prevention & Treatment of Asphyxia Neonatorum" (a panel discussion: Drs. DePape, RFF, Guyot, Minuck at a Clinical Luncheon at St. Boniface Hospital, June 9, 1960) (31pp)

5. "A Multifactorial Classification of Morbidity and Mortality in the Perinate; Part I: The classification Reasons for Devising it; Part II: The Classification as applied to 500 Perinatal Deaths and 414 Surviving Controls." Part I by RFF; Part II by A DePape; presented at RCPS(C) Ottawa, Jan. 1961 (41pp)

6. Panel discussion, Wpg Gen Hosp Clinical Lunch. May 18, 1961. "Appendicitis in Early Pregnancy"; "Abnormalities of the Adnexa"; "Ovaries"; Drs. Henneberg, McCawley, Friesen and Rubin (5pp)

7. "Transabdominal Fetal Intraperitoneal Transfusion, Report on One Year’s Experience." Presented at Annual Meeting of RCPSC, Toronto 21 Jan 1965 (8pp)

8. "Complications in Intrauterine Transfusions" by RFF presented at Symposium on Problems of Iso-Immunization in Pregnancy, 21st Ann Meet Soc of Obstet & Gynec of Can 12 June 1965, Halifax (8pp)

9. "Intrauterine Fetal Transfusions in Rh Disease" presented to the Associacion de Ginecologia y Obstetrica, 25 Sept 1965, Ciudad de Mexico incl reprint: "La Espectrofotometria del Liquido Amniotico y la Transfusion Fetal Intrauterina, en el Manejo de la Enfermedad Hemolitica por Isoinmumizacion" Ginecologia y Obstetricia de Mexico v21(122) (16pp+ 1reprint in Spanish pp301-346)

10. "Obstetrical Problems Coincidental to Intrauterine Transfusion for Erythroblastosis", presented to District IV, ACOG, Omaha, Nebraska, Sept 1966 (17pp)

11. "Obstetrical Problems Coincidental to Intrauterine Transfusion for Erythroblastosis", presented to District VI, ACOG, Omaha, Nebraska, 30 Sept 1966 (10pp)

12. "Transabdominal Fetal Intraperitoneal Transfusion, Report of One Year’s Experience" presented to ACOG, San Francisco, 8 April 1965 (17pp)
Folder 7b
Papers given at various venues (continued):
12. "Results and Complications of Intrauterine Transfusion" presented at Ross Conference on Pediatric Research Symposium on Intrauterine Transfusion and Erythroblastosis Fetalis, Aspen CO Mar 15-16, 1966. Presentation consists of several parts: (A) Before Delivery; Obstetric Problems after Intrauterine Transfusion; (B) After Birth (67pp)

13. "Prediabetes in Pregnancy" presented at North Dakota Diabetes Soc/ND Obs & Gyn Soc 29 Apr 1966 (cited Philip Barnes’ work) (16pp)

14. "Changing Concepts of Congenital Malformations" presented to Nebraska State Obs/Gyn Society Las Vegas 2/3 Dec 1966 (19pp)

15. "Summary of presentation on panel on Erythroblastosis" at Ann Meet Minn State Med Assn, Duluth 16 May 1967 (incl biog information) (8pp)

16. North Memorial Hosp Symposium on Obs/Gyn Minneapolis Dec 1, 1967 (1p)

17. Invitation and program of Rh-iso-immunization Day, 23 Jan 1967, Royal Victoria Hosp, Montreal (2pp)

18. Program of Cdn Gynaecological Fellowship Club, 18th annual meeting Apr 3-6, 1968, Winnipeg (1-12pp booklet)

19. "The Decline and Fall of the Rhesus Problem" presented on a speaking tour of Ireland, Scotland & England in conjunction with the British Obs & Gyn Congress July 3,4,& 5 1968. (letters: pp2-8; 9-15; 16-19; 20-23; 24-28; 29-36; paper: pp37-57; Note: the paper gives an excellent history of the rhesus problem its treatments, problems and solutions (57pp)

20. "Problems of the Closed Technique of Intrauterine Fetal Transfusion" presented at the International Symposium on the Management of the Rh Problem at Milan, Italy Oct 9, 10, 11 1969; incl corres, program, proceedings; also "The RhProblem" given at same symposium pub 1970 Annali Osterricia Ginecologia Special No. 1970 - Milan (23pp)

21. Rh Seminar (Management of the Rhesus Problem), April 13-14 1970 New York in conjunction with ACOG-FIGO 13-18 April 1970 (29pp)

22. "Intrauterine Transfusions" presented at ACOG Div VI, St. Paul Minnesota, 13 Nov 1970 (18pp)

23. Corres & diploma regarding attendance at the 7th World Congress of Gyn & Obs, Moscow, 1973 (5pp)
Folder 8:
1. Corres re book chapter, "Fetal Transfusion" by RFF and Frank Manning, in Operative Perinatology 1981-84 ; incl list of contributors to book (pp10-21); copy of chapter (pp56-89); (93pp)
Folder 9:
Miscellaneous articles, papers etc written after RFF’s retirement
1. "Pioneer Profile - Our Friesen Family" Generations v16(4):pp15-23, Dec 1991 (9pp)

2. "Paul Hiebert and Sarah Binks" as presented to Creative Retirement 27 Feb 1991 (5pp)

3. "How I Got Involved in PREP Transition", Age and Opportunity 1991 (2-4pp booklets+2pp)

4. Young Authors’ Conference May 1989 (Winnipeg School Division No. 1) incl 2 photos (12pp)

5. "Medication, A Sometime Harmful Friend for Seniors", National Health and Welfare Canada, 1988 (4pp booklet)

6. "Healthy Habits, Drugs and Medicines", presented to Lifestyles 88 Workshop 11-13 November 1988

7. "Our Word: There is still a long way to go before retirement is truly fair" presented at a CAA workshop Mennonite Mirror, v18:3, Nov 1988 p30; incl typed ms (1p+5pp)

8. "First Contact with Canadian Police"; successful submission to Man. Multicultural Anthology series; incl typed ms (13pp)

9. Forward to Mavis Reimer’s biography of Cornelius W. Wiebe; Remarks at CW Wiebe’s 90th birthday celebration; also introduction of M Reimer’s biography of CWW; Remarks on the appearance of M Reimer’s biography on CW Wiebe (20pp)

10. Manitoba Society of Seniors corres re RFF’s winning 1st prize in the Non-Fiction Class for his story "Testamentary Letter to my Granddaughter 1982". Incl typescript, congratulatory letter, printed copies from Manitoba Seniors’ Journal v3(3 )p8, Autumn 1983 and The Northern Breeze Dec 11, 1985; incl typescript of a poem (12pp+ 1 newspaper)

11. "Dishwashing Instructions, 1944" (2pp)

12. Introduction to the section on Mennonite Settlers in Manitoba’s Heritage Cookery, Man Historical Society, 1992 (10pp)

MPC 1.0 #420 A,B
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See book(s) in Manitoba Authors’ Collection in NJM

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