This collection includes Memorial Statements produced by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty in honor of deceased faculty members of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University.

Compiled by departmental colleagues, each statement or necrology provides brief biographical information and describes areas of specialization and accomplishment in their field.

A comprehensive index to Memorial Statements for all deceased Cornell faculty from 1868 to date may be found at http://ecommons.library.cornell.edu/handle/1813/19313 with individual Statements at http://ecommons.library.cornell.edu/handle/1813/17813

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  • Danks, Arthur Gordon 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Fox, Francis H.; King, John M.; Leonard, Ellis P. (Cornell University, 1989)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Arthur Gordon Danks, D.V.M. (1906-1989) who was Instructor (1936) in Large Animal Surgery and rose to become Professor (1936-1948) at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. ...
  • Dukes, Henry Hugh 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Danks, A. Gordon; Wasserman, Robert H.; Leonard, Ellis P. (Cornell University, 1987)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Henry Hugh Dukes, D.V.M., M.S., D.Sc. (Hon.) (1895-1987) who was Professor (1932) of Physiology at the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine from 1932 to 1960. Soon after coming ...
  • Nangeroni, Louis Lindo 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Gasteiger, Edgar L.; Tapper, Daniel N.; Wasserman, Robert H.; Thompson, John C. (Cornell University, 1989)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Louis Lindo Nangeroni, D.V.M., M.S. (1918-1989) who was Professor (1952-1977) of Physiology at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. During his 25 years on the faculty, "he ...
  • Bergman, Emmett Norlin 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Dobson, Alan; Houpt, T. Richard; Sellers, Alvin F. (Cornell University, 1989)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Emmett Norlin Bergman, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D. (1929-1989) who was Associate Professor (1961) and Professor (1966) of Physiology at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. "His ...
  • French, Tracy W. 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Stokol, Tracy; Blue, Julia; Chapman, Linda; Randolph, John F. (Cornell University, 2009)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Tracy W. French, D.V.M. (1951-2009) who was Assistant Professor (1982) and Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology in the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at the ...
  • Cummings, John F. 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; deLahunta, Alexander; Divers, Thomas J.; Kallfelz, Francis A. (Cornell University, 1996)
    Memorial Statement for Professor John F. Cummings, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D. (1936-1996) who was Assistant Professor (1967), Associate Professor (1971), Professor (1977), and James Law Professor of Anatomy for a total of 29 years ...
  • Bentinck-Smith, John 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Carmichael, Leland E.; Kallfelz, Francis A. (Cornell University, 2005)
    Memorial Statement for Professor John Bentinck-Smith, D.V.M. (1919-2005) who was Assistant Professor (1949) of Pathology, Professor (1958), and Emeritus Professor (1981) of Clinical Pathology at the Cornell University ...
  • Frost, James Nathan 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Baker, Donald W.; Fincher, Myron G.; Mills, A. M. (Cornell University, 1949)
    Memorial Statement for Professor James Nathan Frost, D.V.M. (1885-1949) who was Instructor (1908), Assistant Professor (1913), and Professor (1918) of Surgery for 42 years at the New York State Veterinary College. He also ...
  • Whitlock, John Hendrick 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Bowman, Dwight D.; Hornbuckle, William E.; Campbell, S. Gordon (Cornell University, 1994)
    Memorial Statement for Professor John Hendrick Whitlock, D.V.M., M.S. (1913-1994) who was Professor of Parasitology at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine for 50 years from 1944 to 1994. "His dual interests ...
  • Geary, Jack Charles 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Dykes, Nathan L.; Fox, Francis H.; Kirk, Robert W. (Cornell University, 1992)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Jack Charles Geary, D.V.M. (1920-1992) who was first Director of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and then Assistant Professor of Radiology in the Department of Large Animal Medicine, ...
  • Sellers, Alvin F. 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Tennant, Bud C.; Guard, Charles L.; Houpt, Katherine A.; Rawson, Richard E. (Cornell University, 2008)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Alvin F. Sellers, V.M.D., M.S. (1917-2008) who was Professor (1960) of Physiology and Head of the Department of Physiology at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. "At the ...
  • Bruner, Dorsey William 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Avery, Roger J.; Campbell, S. Gordon; Gillespie, James H.; Poppensiek, George C. (Cornell University, 1996)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Dorsey William Bruner, Ph.D., D.V.M. (1906-1996) who was Professor (1949-1965) of Bacteriology in the Department of Pathology and Bacteriology and then Professor Emeritus (1972) of Microbiology ...
  • Baker, Donald Wyckoff 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Leonard, Ellis P.; Danks, A. Gordon (Cornell University, 1978)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Donald Wyckoff Baker, D.V.M., Ph.D. (1899-1978) who was Director of the Diagnostic Laboratory (1928-1933), Assistant Professor (1933) of Parasitology, Associate Professor (1940), Professor ...
  • Brunett, Earl Louis 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1943)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Earl Lewis Brunett, D.V.M., M.S. (1898-1943) who was Assistant in Diagnosis (1919-1922), Instructor (1922-1923), Assistant Professor (1927), and Associate Professor (1940) of Poultry Diseases ...
  • Delahanty, Donald Dee 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Bentinck-Smith, John; Bruner, Dorsey W.; Tennant, Bud C.; Danks, A. Gordon (Cornell University, 1975)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Donald Dee Delahanty, D.V.M. (1923-1975) who was a professor of Large Animal Medicine at the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine for 23 years from 1952 to 1975. Dr. Delahanty ...
  • Sunderville, Earl 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Miller, Malcolm E.; Dukes, Henry Hugh; Gilman, Herbert L. (Cornell University, 1958)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Earl Sunderville, D.V.M. (1886-1958) who was Assistant Professor (1914), Professor (1934) and Head of the Department of Anatomy at the New York State Veterinary College. Highly regarded by ...
  • Hopkins, Grant Sherman 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Danks, Arthur Gordon; Miller, Malcolm E.; Sunderville, Earl (Cornell University, 1952)
    Memorial Statement for Grant Sherman Hopkins, D.Sc., D.V.M. (1865-1952) who was initially appointed Instructor (1890) in the Department of Embryology and Histology under Professor Simon Henry Gage. When the New York State ...
  • Boyer, Clyde I. 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Houpt, Katherine A.; Tennant, Bud C.; Calnek, Bruce W. (Cornell University, 2003)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Clyde I. Boyer, V.M.D. (1913-2003) who was appointed Associate Professor (1952) and Professor (1960) at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Initially, he studied turkey ...
  • Hutt, Frederick Bruce 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Bloom, Stephen E.; Scott, Milton L.; Cole, Randall K. (Cornell University, 1991)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Frederick Bruce Hutt, M.A., Ph.D., D.Sc. (1897-1991) who was Chairman (1934) of the Department of Poultry Husbandry in the College of Agriculture and Chairman (1939-1944) of the Department ...
  • Stephenson, Hadley C. 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Carmichael, Leland E.; Kirk, Robert W.; Sheffy, Ben E. (Cornell University, 1976)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Hadley Carruthers Stephenson, D.V.M. (1893-1976) who was Emeritus Professor of Small Animal Medicine at the New York College of Veterinary Medicine. He also served as a consultant to the ...

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