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Collection Number: 452
Collection Name: Sanitary Medicine Class Lecture Notes
Earliest Date: 1892
Latest Date: 1893
Linear Feet: 0.25
Collection Description: This notebook contains an unidentified student's handwritten notes of Professor Daniel Elmer Salmon's first lectures at the newly established National Veterinary College in Washington, D.C. The notes extend from October 25, 1892 to March 10, 1893 and indicate that he gave one to three lectures per week. The topic of the first two lectures was nomenclature; the topic of the third lecture was methods to control animal diseases, especially contagious diseases. Subsequent lectures relate to wounds, septicemia, malignant edema, and common infections (such as strangles, tetanus, anthrax, and glanders), with special emphasis on tuberculosis. Included with the notebook is a 1983 article written by Ole H. V. Stalheim. The title is Daniel Elmer Salmon, the National Veterinary College, and Veterinary Education. This article was published in American Veterinary Medical Association, Volume 182, Number 1, Pages 33-35. Stalheim provided biographical information about Salmon and described the lecture notes.
Historical or Biographical Sketch: Daniel Elmer Salmon (1850-1914) was the first Director of USDA's Bureau of Animal Industry. He received the first doctorate degree of veterinary medicine granted in the United States which was awarded him by Cornell University. At the opening of the National Veterinary College on October 18, 1892, Salmon served as Professor of Sanitary Medicine, Control and Eradication of Contagious Diseases and Meat Inspection.
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