News and Comment NEWSLETTER

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

CONTENTS:

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

CONTENTS:

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

CONTENTS:

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

CONTENTS:

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

CONTENTS:

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

CONTENTS: 

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 Memoria: Dr. Sidney A. Ewing, Dr. William V. Lumb

New Members

Meeting and Event Calendar

New Books

Recent Journal Articles

CONTENTS:

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.

CONTENTS:

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.

CONTENTS:

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. 

CONTENTS: 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.

CONTENTS: 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.  

CONTENTS: AVMHS in San Antonio; Postcard for San Antonio meeting; USVC 100th Celebration in San Antonio; AAAP Lasher-Eckroade AAAP History Lecture; 2016 Student Essay Contest Winners; Time-Bites Project Needs New Editor; US Army Veterinary Corps Centennial Celebration; Michael North Goes to Library of Congress; Movie about Dr. Louis Leonpacher; Lesley Gentry Is Genealogy Researcher; Learning from Old Bones; New Registry of Veterinary Heritage Practices; New Members; Meeting Calendar; New Books; Recent Journal Articles. 

CONTENTS: 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).

CONTENTS: Why Vetrinary Heritage Was Late; AAVMC at 50 years; Army Veterinary Corps 100th Anniversary; Texas A & M Veterinary College at 100 Years; Angell Memorial-Another Centennial; AVMHS in San Antonio 2016; "Together We Build"-Women's Auxiliaries; History of Horse Anatomy Exhibit at MSU; "Getting History Out of the Cupboard"; Frederick Murphy "Retires" from AVMHS; WAHVM Membership; Meeting Calendar; New Members; New Registry of Veterinary Heritage Practices; Meeting Calendar; New Books; Recent Journal Articles.

CONTENTS: Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices; History and Commemorative Medals; Vienna Veterinary College Anniversary; JAVMA in History; New AVMHS Members.

CONTENTS: Before Boston; AVMHS Annual Meeting in Boston; AVMH CE Program in Boston; Other History Talks at AVMA in Boston; Erickson Interviewed for VetWrite Blog; History of Veterinary Medicine in Wisconsin; Williams' Illustrations to be Archived; 2016 Smithcors Student Veterinary History Essay Contest; 2015-2016 AVMHS Officers and Board Members; Veterinary Heritage Indexed in PubMed; MSPCA-Angell Animal Medical Center Celebrates 100 Years; New AVMHS Members; New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices; Fall Veterinary Collectibles Auction; Meeting Calendar; New Books; Recent Journal Articles.

CONTENTS: Annual Business Meeting-Saturday July 11; CE Approved for AVMA Convention; AVMHS Exhibit Booth in Boston; J. F red Smithcors Student Essay Contest; Winners of the 2015 J.F. Smithcors Essay Contest; Dr. Robert H. Dunlop (1929-2014); Joint EAVA-WAHVM Conference in Vienna in 2016; Grant  for Kansas State Veterinary History Course to Howard Erickson; Invitation from Uniformed Veterinary Medical Association (UVMA); Veterinarians as "Doctors"; New AVMHS Members; New Books. 

CONTENTS: A New Kind of AVMHS Annual Meeting; Smithcors Essay Contest Remains on Track; A Bit of Wisconsin Veterinary History; Rare Veterinary Corps Collection Accessible; New Members; New Registry of Veterinary Heritage Practices; New AVMHS Time-Bites on VIN; Meeting Calendar; New Books; Recent Journal Articles.

CONTENTS: American Elected President of WVA; Americans at the 41st WAHVM Congress; Vesalius at Zakynthos with David Williams; Rescueing MOre of the American Museum of Veterinary Medicine; Note from Essay Contest Chair Russ Currier; An Essay Contest Goal; The Granville Penn Press. 

CONTENTS: Veterinary Medical Education in the USA; Veterinary Heritage Has a Editor; 2014-2015 AVMHS Election; AVMHS Booth in Denver; Donaldson Trust Grant for Essay Contest Prizes; 2015 Smithcors Student Essay Contest; AVMA 2013 in Chicago on YouTube; North Carolina State Class Historian; Dr. Born Compiling Wisconsin's Veterinary History; Senior and Retired Veterinarians; National Register of Historic Places; Writing History-Material Culture; Meeting Calendar; New AVMHS Members; New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices; New Museums Added to Directory; New Books; Recent Journal Articles.

CONTENTS: Program for AVMA 2014 in Denver; Essay Contest Results for 2014; Registry Web Logo; Amazing World War I Website; Milestones in Our Society's History; Canadian War Horse Care Exhibit; Veterinary Heritage new Has a Web Page; AVMHS Time-Bites on VIN.

CONTENTS: Editor Still Needed for Veterinary Heritage; Program for AVMA 2014 in Denver; War Dog Essay and Hartsdale Pet Cemetery; Followup on Dr. Wolfgang Jochle; AAVMC 50th ANniversary in 2016; Museums Sponsored by State VMAs; Essay Contest Results for 2014; Regional Meeting for 2014 or 2015?; WAHVM in London; Rene Carlson for 2014-2017 WVA President; Veterinary Heritage; Viral Influenza and Its Historical Perspective; Program Proposed for Boston 2015; New Members; New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices; Meeting Calendar; Child Welfare Followed Animal Welfare; New Books; Recent Journal Articles.

CONTENTS: Dr. Wolfgang J. Jochle Has Died; Smithcors History Essay Contest Prizes; Deadline for 2014 Young Scholars Award; Program for AVMA 2014 in Denver; Veterinary Museum Directory Updated; Proposed History Program for AVMA Convention in Boston 2015; American Museum of Veterinary Medicine Books Are in Wisconsin; JAVMA Correction; Dr. James H. Steele's Connection to Dr. John Gamgee; Research on Early Kansas Veterinary Schools; Dr. Jeanne Logue-A Significatn Loss; In Memoriam: Jack R. Horton DVM; Human Rights and Animal Rights; New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practice; AVMHS Office Telephone Number Change; Meeting Calendar; new Books: Recent Journal Articles.

CONTENTS: Tribute to Professor David J. Williams; Our Program at AVMA 150th in Chicago; Our Booth at AVMA 150th; AVMHS Annual Meeting; New Officers for 2013-2014; Other Notes from Chicago; 2013 Essay Contest Prize Winners.

CONTENT: Combined 2013 Veterinary Heritage Issue; Editor Wanted for Veterinary Heritage; Members Build Membership; AVMHS Regional Meeting in Kentucky; Louisville Zoo-Veterinary Technicians; Where WIll the 2014 Regional Meeting Be?; Smithcors CD's Sent to Student Essayists; Essay Contest Survey Results; Rare Veterinary Books Found at Guelph; News from WAHVM; Meeting Calendar; New AVMHS Members; New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practices; New Books; Recent Journal Articles. 

CONTENTS: Big Change for Kentucky Regional Meeting; 2014 Essay Contest is Underway; Many New Heritage Veterinary Practices; Veterinary Heritage Delayed; Multi-generational Veterinarians; Historical Veterinary Postcards; Using the Internet for Historical Research--Images; In Memoriam: Max Herman VMD (1931-2013); In Memoriam: Jose V. Tacal Jr (19??-2013); Report from WAHVM; Meeting Calendar; New AVMHS Members; Comment on "Getting Our the Word"; Comment on "Sending Out the Word"; New Books; Recent Journal Articles.

CONTENTS: AVMA 150th Anniversary Convention Issue. History of the AVMA Exhibit; AVMHS  Table & WSU Smithcors Veterinary History Collection; Smithcors History of Veterinary Medicine Symposium; Tour of AVMA-Smithsonian Institution Exhibit; AVMHS Annual Business Meeting; 2013 Essay Contest Prize Winners; Symposium by Student Winners of AVMF 50th Anniversary Scholarship Opportunity; The James H. Steele Challenge; Some Additional History-related Opportunities; September Regional History Meeting in Kentucky; New AVMHS Members; New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practice; 

CONTENTS: Program Warning--See Page 36; No AVMHS Booth in the Exhibition Hall; History PowerPoint at AVMA; AVMHS Annual Business Meeting; 1895 United Stated Veterinary Convention; AVMHS 5th Regional History Meeting in Kentucky; Other AVMA History-related Plans??; AVMHS Oral Histories Program; AVMF Symposium on "Understandign Our Past to Transform our Future"; Dr. Fred Born Talks at NE WVMA Meeting; Dr. Jose Tacal's Memoirs; Shomer Rare Books Going to Wisconsin; AVMA Plans to Modernize Its Logo; The Veterinarian in America 1625 to 1975 Now on CD-ROM; Sources for Older Full-Text Online Books; AVMA 150th YouTube Videos; AVMA Interactive Historical Time Line; Meeting Calendar; New AVMHS Member; New Registry of Heritage Veterinary Practice; new Books; Recent Journal Articles.

CONTENTS: AVMHS Exhibit for AVMA Sesquicentennial; AVMHS Symposium on Veterinary History; AVMA 150th Convention Registration Open; Student History Essays Due April 15; AVMA 150th Anniversary Book; We Can Hall Reach Out; Monthly JAVMA Articles on Leaders in Veterinary Medicine in 2013; Searching Hint: Retrieving History of Medicine Citations from PubMed MEDLINE; Registry of Veterinary Heritage Practices; Veterinary Heritage Needs Papers; WAHVM Biennial Meeting in London 2014; AVMA Joins International Bourgelat Committee (IBC); Meeting Calendar; New AVMHS Members; New Books; Recent Journal Articles.

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