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Albert Kapikian papers

 Collection
Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2011-027

Abstract

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Professional meeting files, with some correspondence files, contract progress reports; patent correspondence; some reprints; some 35mm slides; some glass lantern slides. Lab data/project/correspondence binders (bookcase labels), Ruiz Wyeth/Rototeq project files (Ruiz alcove labels), edited pre-publication drafts of lab journal articles (drafts labels), meetings/subject files, Wyeth cooperative vaccine program files, POTASH files (operationof an experimental virus vaccine production laboratory), Kapikian lab books, Lauren lab books, EM experiment 1466 scrapbook.

Dates

  • 1950-2012

Extent

172.5 Linear Feet (142 boxes)

Creator

Physical Location

Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling.

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Access Restrictions

Unprocessed collection. Access is restricted. See Reference Librarian for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Kapikian created the rotavirus vaccine which is currently used in developing nations. Correspondence dating back to the 1950s which, among other topics, follow the discovery of rotavirus and Norwalk virus, correspondence relating to epidemiological outbreaks.

Collection Summary

Professional meeting files, with some correspondence files, contract progress reports; patent correspondence; some reprints; some 35mm slides; some glass lantern slides. Lab data/project/correspondence binders (bookcase labels), Ruiz Wyeth/Rototeq project files (Ruiz alcove labels), edited pre-publication drafts of lab journal articles (drafts labels), meetings/subject files, Wyeth cooperative vaccine program files, POTASH files (operationof an experimental virus vaccine production laboratory), Kapikian lab books, Lauren lab books, EM experiment 1466 scrapbook.

Abstract

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Professional meeting files, with some correspondence files, contract progress reports; patent correspondence; some reprints; some 35mm slides; some glass lantern slides. Lab data/project/correspondence binders (bookcase labels), Ruiz Wyeth/Rototeq project files (Ruiz alcove labels), edited pre-publication drafts of lab journal articles (drafts labels), meetings/subject files, Wyeth cooperative vaccine program files, POTASH files (operationof an experimental virus vaccine production laboratory), Kapikian lab books, Lauren lab books, EM experiment 1466 scrapbook.

Physical Location

Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling.

Provenance

Transfer, Jeffrey Cohen (NIAID), 7/15/2011, Accession #2011-027/031, 2013-006, 2014-030.

Title
Finding Aid to the Albert Kapikian papers, 1950-2012
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
Derived using MARCedit
Date
Feb. 2015
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement
2.0

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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