News and Comment NEWSLETTER

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News & Comment newsletter began as pages of news included in semi-annual issues of  Veterinary Heritage in 1999. Separate newsletters later became known as Interim News & Comment, that are distributed periodically during the year to all members electronically by PDF or in print by mail.

News, comments, and suggestions for News & Comment can be submitted at any time to the AVMHS Secretary-Treasurer at avmhs.info@gmail.com

2021 October

CONTENTS:

  • From AVMHS President Pat Arrington

  • Congratulations to Dr. Arrington and Staff

  • June 30 AVMHS Program Summary

  • AVMHS 2021 Report in JAVMA News

  • Updated AVMHS Bylaws Approved

  • Status of Guideposts for Veterinary Professionals

  • Next Book on Five Irish Going Veterinary Brothers

  • Oral Histories of Past AVMA Presidents

  • Dr. Born’s Letter Published in JAVMA

  • 100th Anniversary of BCG Vaccine

  • Recollections of Dr. William Hadlow

  • 2021-2022 AVMHS Officers and Board Members

  • Introducing New Officers

  • San Hendrix’s Next History Book

  • Call for Michigan State Alumni Photos

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New AVMHS Members

  • New AVMHS Life Members

  • Heritage Veterinary Practices

  • New Books and Videos

  • Recent Journal Articles

2021 March

  • Status Report on AVMHS's Guideposts Book

  • Zoom Videoconference on Fort Ord Station Veterinary Hospital

  • AVMHS Bylaws Review

  • AVMHS Dues Increase for 2021-2022

  • Oral History Interviews at K-State

  • Another AAAP Biography

  • March is Woman's History Month

  • Exhibit: "Barbiue, D.V.M." at Minnesota

  • Kudos to President Zbig Wojcinski

  • Decades of AHT History Saved in UK

  • In Memoriam: Dr. Fritz Gluckstein

  • AVMHS Logo Redesign

  • History Books in Preparation

  • Dr. Born's Vintage Instrument Quiz #10

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New AVMHS Members

  • New Registry of heritage Veterinary Practices

  • New Books

  • Recent Journal Articles

2021 June

CONTENTS:

  • June 30 AVMHS Annual Meeting Program

  • 2021 Annual Meeting Postcard

  • 2021 Smithcors Student Essay Contest Winners

  • Status Report on AVMHS’s Guideposts Book

  • AVMHS Bylaws Review and Approval Vote

  • Membership Committee Survey

  • Purdue’s David Williams Is Emeritus

  • Lushington Marker Dedicated in Virginia

  • Research on Early Black Veterinarians

  • 2021-2022 Nominating Committee Report

  • Dr. Kathleen Cooney on Euthanasia

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New Books

  • Recent Journal Articles

2020 September

  • Message from President Zbigniew Wojcinski 

  • Status Report on AVMHS’s Guideposts Book 

  • “Virtual” Program for 2020 Annual Meeting 

  • Meet New 2020-2021 AVMHS Officers and Board Members

  • AAAP History Committee Meeting 

  • More of Dr. Charles R. Schroeder 

  • AVMA Posters Postponed to Next Year 

  • Virtual AVMHS Board Meeting September 10 

  • Membership Committee Established 

  • Record COVID-19 History… Now! 

  • Latest Developments at Fort Ord Station Veterinary Hospital 

  • New Online Historical Exhibit at Penn Vet 

  • Meeting and Event Calendar 

  • New AVMHS Members 

  • New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices 

  • New Books 

  • Recent Journal Articles

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2020 July

  • “Virtual” Program for AVMHS 2020-July-31

  • 2020 Student Essay Contest Results

  • History Trivia Question

  • Dr. Fred Born’s New Wisconsin Blog

  • Dr. Howard Erickson’s History Course Continues

  • Revealing Data: Dr. James Herrick and the 1918 Influenza

  • Report WAHVM 44th International Congress

  • More on Thomas Bowhill and HH Curson

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New AVMHS Members

  • New Books

  • Answer to History Trivia Question

  • Recent Journal Articles

2020 December

  • Status Report on AVMHS's Guideposts Book

  • Upcoming Zoom Session of Fort Ord Station Veterinary Hospital

  • Dr. Helen Wojcinski Becomes N&C Reporter

  •  Books for Essay Contest Students

  • AVMHS Bylaws Review

  • In Memoriam-Drs. WR Pritchard and RR Marshak

  • Dr. Born's Vintage Item

  • Narrative Medicine-What Is It?

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New AVMHS Members

  • New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practicies

  • New Books

  • Recent Journal Articles

2020 April

  • AVMHS President Dr. Jerry M. Owens’ Travel Report

  • Meeting Plans for San Diego

  • Four Ingram Brothers Revealed, part II

  • Registry Brochure and Certificate

  • Past Veterinary Colleges Web Page

  • Honorary Member Dr. Philippe de Wailly

  • Time-Bites Now Accessible in VSNP

  • Dr. Mark Rishniw on Eclampsia

  • Dr. Fred Born’s Vintage Instrument Quiz #8

  • Veterinary Roundtable Auctions

  • Online Index to Veterinary History

  • Links to Human Medical History Resources

  • WAHVM 2020 Congress in South Africa

  • MSU’s Human-Animal Connection Exhibit

  • New Book: Comanche and His Captain

  • Meeting and Event Calendar 2020

  • New AVMHS Members

  • New AVMHS Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices

  • New Books

  • Answer to Vintage Instrument Quiz #8

  • Recent Journal Articles

2019 June

  • Posters and Postcard for D.C.

  • Breakfast Business Meeting in D.C.

  • 2019 Essay Contest Winners

  • Dr. Brglez Met Incoming AVMA President

  • New History Course at UC Davis

  • WSU Veterinary History Collection Exhibit

  • Dr. Jerry Owens’ History Writings

  • Dr. Elinor McGrath Scholarship

  • New Book on Military Veterinary Services

  • Dr. Born’s Vintage Instrument Quiz

  • New History Time-Bites on VIN

  • New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New AVMHS Members

  • New Books

  • Recent Journal Articles

2019 February

  • Donaldson Charitable Trust Grant Award

  • Matching Gift to AVMHS

  • Public Health Impact of Milk Pasteurization

  • Poster Proposals for 2019 AVMA

  • Dr. Pat Arrington Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

  • Dr. Charles Allen Cary Biography

  • Public Health Impact of Milk Pasteurization

  • Dr. Douglas Cohn Spoke at the Albany Institute of History & Art

  • Detroit Practice to Celebrate 175 Years

  • Historical Methods for Revealing Data

  • 17th Century Perspective on Strangles

  • Missouri Veterinary Museum Highlighted

  • Veterinary History Trivia Corner

  • New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices

  • New Members

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New Books

  • Recent Journal Articles

2019 December

  • Dr. Jerry Owens’ Cross-country Visits

  • Dr. DE Buckingham’s 1900 Small Animal Surgery Table

  • New Registry Recognition Certificate

  • Dr. EP Steffey Awarded Dudley Buxton Medal

  • History Posters for 2020 AVMA in San Diego

  • Dr. Born’s Vintage Instrument Quiz #7

  • Four Ingram Brothers Revealed

  • Society of Phi Zeta Archives

  • Fort Ord Station Veterinary Hospital

  • WAHVM 44th Congress in South Africa

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New AVMHS Members

  • New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices

  • New Books

  • Recent Journal Articles

2019 August

  • Memorable D.C. Convention

  • Dr. CA Cary Featured in AVMHS Booth

  • History CE Posters in Washington

  • Dr. Roger Mahr Receives AVMA Award

  • AVMHS Officers for 2019-2020

  • Message from AVMHS President Jerry Owens

  • Increasing AVMHS Membership

  • Memorial to Myron G. Schultz, DVM, MD

  • Detroit’s Patterson Practice Celebrates

  • U.S.-China Joint DVM Program--100 Years

  • New James Herriot Adaptation Coming to PBS Masterpiece

  • Dr. Born’s Vintage Instrument Quiz #6

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New AVMHS Members

  • New Books

  • Recent Journal Articles

2018 October

  • Dr. Zeiger Appointed Essay Contest Chair

  • Dr. Owens to Coordinate Heritage Practice Registry

  • Report on AVMHS in Denver July 2018

  • Posters from Denver AVMA Meeting

  • 2018-2019 AVMHS Officers

  • Welcome to New Officers

  • AVMHS Public Health Award for Dr. Jacobs

  • Meyerhoff Prize for Best Historical Essay

  • 1917 Gish Building on National Register of Historic Places

  • Minnesota Veterinary Historical Museum Printmaking Seminar

  • What is Coley’s Toxin?

  • Historical Murmurings

  • Gift Memberships Encouraged

  • In Memoriam:

  • Dr. Phyllis Hickney Larsen (1923-2018)

  • Dr. Raffaele Roncalli Amici (1927-2018)

  • Wanted: New Newsletter Reporter

  • Equine History Collective Conference

  • New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices

  • New Time-Bites on Stomach Tubes

  • New Members

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New Books

  • Recent Journal Articles

2018 June

  • AVMHS in Denver July 2018

  • Fourth Series Postcard for Denver Meeting

  • 2018 Student Essay Contest Winners

  • Merck Veterinary Manual for 2018 Student Essayists

  • AVMHS President Attends Debate at Cambridge University

  • Currier’s Paper at American Osler Society Meeting

  • Unique Podological Museum at University of Pennsylvania

  • FOR SALE: Antiquarian Veterinary/Farriery Book Collection

  • New Members

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New Books

  • Recent Journal Articles

2018 February

  • Dr. Brglez to Chair Oral History Committee

  • New AVMHS Web Site Launched

  • James Herriot and Beyond

  • Name That Veterinary Instrument Quiz

  • Horsepox in Previous Smallpox Vaccine?

  • 100 Years for Cedar Falls Practice in Iowa

  • New Essay Contest Chair Needed

  • History Posters at 2018 AVMA Denver

  • Successful AVMHS Meeting in Indianapolis

  • Dr. Lewis’ Talk Well-Received at Antietam

  • New AVMHS Time-Bites on VIN

  • Iowa State University CVM History Course

  • In Memoriam: Dr. Sidney A. Ewing, Dr. William V. Lumb

  • New Members

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • New Books

  • Recent Journal Articles

2017 September

  • Successful AVMHS Meeting in Indianapolis

  • Dr. Erickson’s IVC Poster at AVMA

  • Call for AVMA 2018 CE Presentations and Posters due Sept. 30

  • AVMA Auxiliary Celebrated its Centennial

  • Horses in Civil War Talk at Antietam Battlefield Park

  • K-State Essay Contest Winning Students Recognized

  • 2017-2018 AVMHS Officers & Board Members

  • In Memoriam (Brig. Gen. Dr. Thomas G. Murnane, Dr. Bruce Widger)

  • Meeting Calendar

  • New Members

  • New Registry of Veterinary Heritage Practices

  • New Books

  • Recent Journal Articles

  • Indianapolis AVMHS Booth Posters

2017 July

  • AVMHS at Indianapolis

  • Series Postcard for Indianapolis Meeting

  • 2017 Student Essay Contest Winners

  • Book for 2017 Student Essayists

  • MVMA Summer Program on WWII Army Veterinarians

  • Time-Bites Stories Keep Moving Along

  • Where is May 2017 Veterinary Heritage?

  • New Book on Vermont Veterinary Practice

  • In Memoriam: Two Veterinary Historians (Kenneth H. Haas, Robert C. McClure)

  • New AVMHS Members

  • New Registry of Veterinary Heritage Practices

  • New Books

  • Recent Veterinary History Journal Articles

  • Claude Bourgelat Spotted in Lyon

2017 February

  • Black History Month: Dr. Robert F. Harper

  • Currier Spoke about Dr. Richard E. Shope on Influenza

  • Reckless Honored by Camp Pendleton Statue

  • Spring 2017 Veterinary Collectibles Roundtable Auction ends Feb. 25, 2017

  • Dr. Robert Leighton is 100 Years Old

  • History Course at Iowa State; Word Origin of "Extreme Vetting"

  • AVMHS 2017 CE Talks & Program

  • AVMA Keynote Brunch

  • Insights for One Health from Centuries and Millennia Past

  • Calendar

  • New AVMHS Members

  • New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices

  • Black History Month Quiz; New Books

  • Recent Veterinary History Journal Articles

2016 September

  • First One Health Day November 3, 2016

  • Dr. Russell Currier Awarded Gold Cane

  • Report on AVMHS in San Antonio

  • Donaldson Grant for Essay Contest  Prizes

  • 2016-2017 AVMHS Officers & Board

  • Dr. Mike Smith Visits Drug Store Museum

  • Veterinary Heritage to be Indexed in Elsevier and EBSCO  Databases

  • New Time-Bites Completed and in Prep

  • Essay Student Gets  Local Recognition

  • Website Revamping Underway

  • Dr. Fred Born's Wisconsin History Books on CD-ROM

  • In Memoriam: J. Brian  Derbyshire

  • Chicago VMA  to Celebrate its 120 years

  • Case Military History Collection Catalog

  • EAVA-WAHVM Congress in Vienna

  • WAHVM 2016 Young Scholar Award

  • New Title  from the Granville Penn Press

  • New AVMHS Members

  • New Registry of  Heritage Veterinary Practices

  • Meeting Calendar

  • New Books

  • Recent Veterinary History Journal Articles

2016 November

  • New AVMHS 2016-2017 Officers and Board Members

  • New Time-Bites Editor

  • "Remembering Wars Forgotten Casualties" Exhibit in Ontario

  • New RCVS  Veterinary History Database

  • Passing of Dr. Donald F. Smith

  • New Registry of Veterinary Heritage Practices.

2016 May

  • Changes to Veterinary Heritage

  • AAVMC Celebrated Its First 50 Years

  • AVMHS President Attends TVMA Meeting

  • Lisa Cox Becomes AVMHS Board Member

  • Rare Book Catalog Completed by Trenton Boyd

  • Passing of Note: Dr. Wayne D. Brown (1932-2016)