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Libraries and Archives

Many Faculties, Schools and Colleges of veterinary training collect and maintain archives pertaining to their own history. This can include administrative records, records relating to students and staff, photographs, and the personal papers of individuals.

The links below will take you to the relevant catalogues so you can browse for items of interest.

Austria 

The Archives of the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna

Germany

Archive of the University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover 

The collections of the University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover’s Library includes historic journals of veterinary history, such as:

 

  • Abhandlungen aus der Geschichte der Veterinärmedizin, hg. von der Gesellschaft für Geschichte und Literatur der Veterinärmedizin, Leipzig 1925-1945. 

  • Beiträge zur Geschichte der Veterinärmedizin, "im Auftrage der Reichstierärztekammer" hgg. von R. Froehner, W. Rieck u. E. Weber, Berlin 1938-1945, [durch Zusammenlegung von Vet.hist. Mitt. und Vet.hist. Jb. entstanden].

  • Veterinärhistorische Mitteilungen, hg. von der Gesellschaft für Geschichte und Literatur der Veterinärmedizin, Hannover, später Berlin 1921-1938.

  • Veterinärhistorisches Jahrbuch (= Cheiron, ab 1936), hg. von der Gesellschaft für Geschichte und Literatur der Veterinärmedizin, Leipzig, später Berlin 1925-1938.

United Kingdom

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, RCVS Knowledge. 

RCVS Knowledge holds the historic archive collections belonging to the

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons; these consist of unpublished manuscripts,

correspondence, clinical case notes and photographs illustrating the

history of the British veterinary profession from 1800 to the present day.  

Search the Archive Catalogue here.

Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh 

Faculty of veterinary science, University of Liverpool 

School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow

USA

The History of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University

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