Recent Articles

Recent articles relating to veterinary history:

Bruce Vivash Jones, “From Inns and Coffee Houses to Red Lion Square,” Veterinary Record, 2012, March 10, pages 250-2. A succinct but thorough account of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (London) during its first 100 years.

Philip M. Teigen, “The Global History of Rabies and the Historian’s Gaze,” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 2012, 67:318-27. Among the books reviewed is Arthur King, et al., Historical Perspectives of Rabies in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin (Paris: OIE, 2004).

Stephen Fisher, “War Horses: The Real Story of Equines in the First World War,” Postcard World, 2012, 3(2): 6-8 and 3(3):6-8. Brief article but very important as a source for illustrations of WWI horses.

Veterinary Heritage: Bulletin of the American Veterinary Medical History Society, 2011, Vol 34 (2)

 “Animals in Space: Reaching for the Stars,” Maite Torres.

“Pioneers of Canadian Veterinary Medicine,” Brian Derbyshire.

“The Emergence of Shelter Medicine in Veterinary Education: From Nonexistent to Necessary,” Bruce Willbrant.

“An Extinct Mesopotamian Lion Subspecies,” Hutan Ashrafian.

Veterinary History, August 2012

Veterinary History, Vol. 16(3), was published in August, 2012.  

“An African Story (Editorial),” Bruce V. Jones

“Autobiography (6)” James Beart Simonds

“Early Teaching of the Veterinary Art and Science in Edinburgh,” Alastair A. Macdonald and Colin M. Warwick

“A Previously Unrecorded Copy of The Gentleman’s Pocket-Farrier,” John Clewlow

Four Veterinary Corps Officers: Their Contribution in the Context of Their Times,” G.R. Durran

“Connie May Ford, MBE, MRCVS, 1912-1998,” G. Francis Clegg

The Crescent York: Reminiscences of Four Assistants in their First Practice,” F.T.W. Jordan, G. Grant, M. Collins and A.D. Weaver

“Feeding the Ancient Horse,” Thomas Donaghy

“Old Time Farriery Writers: Snape, Sainbel and Blaine,” G.E. Fussell

“Richard David Locke BVSc, DVSM, MRCVS (Obituary),” Jean Mann

“From Green Monkeys and Baboons: The Story of the RCVS Museum,” Clare Boulton