When Washington, D.C. Had Two Veterinary Colleges
Smith, Donald F.
The National Veterinary College and United States College of Veterinary Surgeons both located in Washington, D.C. are now defunct. But they had the important responsibility to train veterinarians who would treat and eradicate diseases of livestock, like hog cholera and pleuropneumonia in cattle, as well as control diseases that spread from animals to humans, such as tuberculosis and Salmonellosis.
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
History of Veterinary Medicine; Legacy Veterinary Colleges; United States College of Veterinary Surgeons; National Veterinary College; Columbian University; George Washington University; Salmon, Daniel E.; The Washington Post; Land-Grant Act; University of Pennsylvania; Harvard University Veterinary College; Veterinary Colleges in the United States
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Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-08-08)Implications of the recent accreditation of several private veterinary schools are discussed in comparison with private schools of the past. Whether it was then or now, history teaches us that the private sector fills the ...
Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-10-31)A sampling of the colleges where deceased veterinarians received their degrees appeared in a randomly-picked 1946 issue of the JAVMA. Many of those schools, a number of which were private, no longer exist and names may be ...
Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-08-18)The diary of William Henry Gribble, DVS (1857-1944) provides of a glimpse into a period in the history of veterinary medicine when veterinary medical education was almost totally the provenance of private colleges in ...