Materials Documenting the Career of Dr. Maurice R. Hilleman

Description (Brief):

A group of printed materials documenting the career of Dr. Maurice R. Hilleman. Materials include: Time magazine containing article about Dr. Hilleman’s mumps vaccine; The New Yorker magazine, Dec. 8, 1997, containing special advertising feature article about Dr. Hilleman, “Celebrities of Science – People You Should Know”; Merck World, January 1992, with article and pictures regarding Colin, son of Jeryl Lynn Hilleman, receiving MMR immunization by Dr. R. Buchta; Montana Collegian magazine, issue Autumn 1968, containing article “His Work Keeps Millions Healthy”; The Merck Review, Summer 1969, article about Meruvax rubella vaccine; The Merck Review, Summer 1966, article about new Jeryl Lynn strain of mumps vaccine; Noon Extract, July 18, 1988, article about Dr. Hilleman receiving National Medal of Science from President Ronald Reagan; Medical World News, issue December 2, 1966, “Long-Acting Mumps Shot Forecast for 1967”; The Daily, issue December 17, 1991, newsletter for Merck employees, contains article and pictures regarding Colin, son of Jeryl Lynn Hilleman, receiving MMR immunization by Dr. R. Buchta; The Daily, issue January 13, 2000, newsletter for Merck employees containing article “Merck Medical Advances preserved in National Time Capsule”; Scientific American magazine, issue 1997, containing article “The Induction of Interferon,” authored by Hilleman and Tytell. Supplemental materials, such as photocopied articles from magazine publications, are also included.

Date Made: ca 1960s - 1990s

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, West Point

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, The Antibody Initiative, Health & Medicine, Antibody Initiative: Infectious Disease, Allergy, and Immunotherapy Collections


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of the Hilleman Family: Lorraine W. Hilleman, Jeryl Lynn Hilleman, and Kirsten Jeanne Hilleman

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.3081.14Catalog Number: 2017.3081.14Nonaccession Number: 2017.3081

Object Name: published materials

Measurements: overall, materials, as stored: 11 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in x 1 in; 29.21 cm x 21.59 cm x 2.54 cm


Record Id: nmah_1877067

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