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Veterinary notebooks of Anthony Hyde Smith

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1046

Scope and Contents

The material is composed of: general class notes, foolscap, dated 1936, with an Edinburgh address; anatomy loose-leaf folders (covers have Framlingham College), one dated Easter 1936; notes on jurisprudence, 1939; surgery note book, 1939; entomology note book, 1939; helminthology note book, no.4, 1939, medicine note book, no.2, 1940; surgery note book, no.2, 1940; disease untitled, 1941; reproduction untitled, 1941; surgery note book, no.3, 1941; surgery untitled, Christmas session 1941; medicine note book, no.4, 1941 (contains at back naive scribbles, with name); anatomy demonstration notes; poultry diseases; botany loose pages; loose pages biology, chemistry, and botany; pathology loose-leaf foolscap folder (containing Daily Telegraph war map no.5; and, casebook containing a letter of reference. There is other subject-based material: chemistry and physics, 1935; pharmacology, 1939; applied anatomy, 1938; animal breeding, 1938; clinical helminthology, 1941; protozoology; milk; physiology; general medicine; virus disease; animal breeding and transport; embryology; and, pharmacology. There is also: histology sketch book, dated 1938, with signature; and anatomy sketches.

Later on, another item was acquired is a single item - a small page of notes on rumenotomy from Veterinary Record, 12 April 1944 - found in his copy of the book Veterinary Surgery by L. A. Merillat.


  • Creation: 1935-1960


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Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Biographical / Historical

Anthony Hyde Smith graduated from the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College in Edinburgh in 1941. This is now the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh.


4 boxes

1 folder

Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from the family via Dick Vet. Accessioned 5 November 2004. Accession no: E2004.30. Small note at E2011.05 subsequently passed from Veterinary Librarian, Fiona Brown.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession nos: E2004.30; and, E2011.05.


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Veterinary notebooks of Anthony Hyde Smith (fl. 1935-1960)
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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