Cornelius B. Phillip Interview, circa 1984

Interviewee

Cornelius B. Phillip

Interviewer

Robert Phillip

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Description

Cornelius Philip discusses Rocky Mountain Laboratories [RML] in Montana during the 1930s. He talks about the Rocky Mountain spotted fever outbreak, which led to the development of the spotted fever vaccine. Philip describes working with Dr. Parker and how Parker’s death changed the administration at the lab. Philip also describes the immunizations against tick fever and how the lab workers began to work more as public health officials.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Bitterroot Valley, Montana; Rocky Mountain Laboratories [RML]; Missoula, Montana; Vaccination development; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Tick-borne diseases

Original Date

1978

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Bitterroot Historical Society Oral History Project, OH 120, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 120-012, 013

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (60 min.) analog + 1 transcript (12 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:15:22 minutes

Local Filename

OH_120_012_013.mp3; OH120_012_013.pdf

Cornelius B. Phillip Interview, circa 1984

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