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Notebook of ailments and treatments entitled 'Practice of Medicine', written up by Herbert Thompson (d. 1957) at the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College, Edinburgh, c. 1899

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Identifier: Coll-1655

Scope and Contents

Notebook describing animal ailments and treatments, including of the alimentary tract, soft palate, common sypmtoms of diseases of teeth, salivary glands, the liver, and inflamation of the udder etc. There are sub-headings such as: chanping of jaws, grinding of teeth, paralysis of lips, disease of parotid duct, and etc.

Dates

  • 1897

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Open to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance of visit.

Biographical / Historical

Herbert Thompson, a well-known veterinary surgeon in Sheffield, was born in the early 1870s. He qualified as a vet' in 1897 at the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College, Edinburgh. His father, Joseph Thomas Thompson (b. 1824), ran a veterinary practice in Sheffield.

Herbert Thompson had a country practice in the Sheffield area and later went into partnership with his brother Frank W. Thompson. He died in Sheffield in 1957.

Extent

1 volume

Physical Location

CLX-A-1470

Other Finding Aids

None created for this collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Items donated August 2015. Accession no: E2015.59

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie 16 September 2015
Title
Notebook of ailments and treatments entitled 'Practice of Medicine', written up by Herbert Thompson (d. 1957) at the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College, Edinburgh, c. 1899
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Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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