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Collection 2210 - David B. Lackman Papers, 1933-1987

Creator: Lackman, David Buell, 1911-

Provenance Note: Papers and publications created or collected by David B. Lackman of Helena, Montana, were donated to Montana State University on April 6, 1990.

Historical Note: : David Buell Lackman was born in Plymouth, Connecticut in 1911 and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut. Lackman next pursued a Doctorate in medical bacteriology at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with his PhD in 1937. He then spent the majority of his career working for the Rocky Mountain Laboratory in Hamilton, Montana starting in 1946 in a number of positions that included Senior Scientist, Scientific Director and Director of the Microbial Lab, and served as an administrator starting in 1971. His research interests focused on encephalitits and like arboviruses. Lackman was also a frequent guest lecturer on the Montana State University-Bozeman campus during his career. David Lackman passed away in 1990.

Content Description Note: Lackman's papers present a selection of material on his research work involving encephalitits and like arboviruses. The collection is organized into four series. The first series is correspondence involving Lackman and his co-workers. Series two is a collection of the references regarding Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and other diseases that Lackman used in his research. Series three is a small collection of photos that were kept by Lackman. Series four is an extensive collection of journal reprints and publications that Lackman collected over his years spent in the Rocky Mountain Laboratory, some of which list him as a contributing author.

Contents

Series 1 Correspondence, 1950-1984
Series 2 Reference material
Series 3 Photographs
Series 4 Publications, 1933-1987


Series 1: Correspondence, 1950-1984

Series 1 deals exclusively with the correspondence between Lackman, his colleagues at the Rocky Mountain Laboratory, and researchers around the world. Subjects include specific disease research and routine management matters at the Laboratory itself. The correspondence has been arranged chronologically by letters sent to, and letters sent from, Lackman.

Box 1
1. Letters from David Lackman, 1950-1969
2. Letters from David Lackman, 1970-1987
3. Letters to David Lackman, 1948-1960
4. Letters to David Lackman, 1970-1987

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Series 2: Reference material

Research notes and other reference material used in operations and publications by David Lackman. The diseases that are referenced are organized alphabetically and reflect the main areas of Lackman's research, primarily Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever/Rickettsial and some work in regards to Tsutsugamushi and Typhus.

Box 1 (cont.)
5. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever/Rickettsial Reference 1
6. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever/Rickettsial Reference 2
7. Tsutsugamushi References
8. Typhus References

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Series 3: Photographs

Five photographs that David Lackman kept in his collection, including a hospital chart, microscopic virus photos and a picture of the Rocky Mountain Laboratory, all of which may have been used as illustrations in his various publications.

Box 1 (cont.)
9. Photographs # 1-5
     #1. Hospital Chart
     #2. Rocky Mountain Lab Photo in Hamilton, MT
     #3. Tsutsugamushi Virus Photo
     #4. Tsutsugamushi Virus Photo
     #5. X-Ray Photo

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Series 4: Publications, 1933-1987

The largest series of this collection consists of the publications David Lackman amassed over the years. The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject matter, and contains journal reprints, publications, and whole journals. Also included into the collection are folders dealing with "Slow Viruses," (e.g., cancer, forms of encephalitis, Creutzfield-Jacob,) some of W.J. Hadlow's publications, and a small collection of circular newsletters. Of the final two folders in this collection, one is a large collection of articles published by Lackman himself and the second is a collection of research summaries from the Rocky Mountain Laboratory in Hamilton, MT.

Box 2
1. Journal Reprints: Arbovirus
2. Journal Reprints: Arbovirus
3. Journal Reprints: Bacteria
4. Journal Reprints: Encephalitis
5. Journal Reprints: Encephalitis
6. Journal Reprints: Encephalitis
7. Journal Reprints: Encephalitis
8. Journal Reprints: Encephalitis
9. Journal Reprints: Encephalitis
10. Publications: Encephalitis
11. Journal Reprints: Miscellaneous
12. Journal Reprints: Miscellaneous
13. Journal Reprints: Q-Fever
14. Journal Reprints: Q-Fever
15. Journal Reprints: Q-Fever
16. Journal Reprints: Q-Fever
17. Journal Reprints: Q-Fever
18. Journal Reprints: Q-Fever
19. Journal Reprints: Q-Fever
20. Journal Reprints: Q-Fever
21. Journal Reprints: Q-Fever
22. Journal Reprints: Q-Fever
23. Journal Reprints: Q-Fever
24. Whole Journals: Q-Fever
25. Whole Journals: Q-Fever
26. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
27. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
28. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
29. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
30. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
31. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
32. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
33. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
34. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
35. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
36. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
37. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
38. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
39. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
40. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
41. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
42. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
43. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
44. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
45. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
46. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
47. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Box 3
1. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
2. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
3. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
4. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
5. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
6. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
7. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
8. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
9. Journal Reprints: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
10. Whole Journals: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
11. Whole Journals: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
12. Whole Journals: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
13. Whole Journals: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
14. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: Vaccines
15. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: Vaccines
16. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: Vaccines
17. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: Vaccines
18. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: Vaccines
19. "Slow Virus" Publications
20. "Slow Virus" Publications
21. "Slow Virus" Publications
22. "Slow Virus" Publications
23. Journal Reprints: Trichinosis
24. Journal Reprints: Tsutsugamushi
25. Journal Reprints: Tularemia
26. Journal Reprints: Tularemia
27. Journal Reprints: Tularemia
28. Journal Reprints: Tularemia
29. Journal Reprints: Tularemia
30. Journal Reprints: Tularemia
31. Journal Reprints: Tularemia
32. Journal Reprints: Tularemia
33. Journal Reprints: Tularemia
34. Journal Reprints: Typhus
35. Journal Reprints: Typhus
36. Journal Reprints: Typhus
37. Typhus: Vaccines
38. Typhus: Vaccines
39. W.J. Hadlow Publications
40. W.J. Hadlow Publications
41. W.J. Hadlow Publications
42. W.J. Hadlow Publications
43. Newsletters: NIH Circulars
44. Newsletters: Rocky Mountain Laboratory Circulars
45. Newsletters: Sta. Circulars

Box 4
1. David Lackman Research Reprints
2. Rocky Mountain Lab Research Summaries

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Updated: 5/5/10