HISTORY-RELATED ORGANIZATIONS and WEBSITES
HUMAN MEDICAL HISTORY
Founded in 1925, the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) is a professional association of historians, physicians, nurses, archivists, curators, librarians, and others. The AAHM promotes and encourages research, study, writing, and interest in the history of medicine and allied fields.
VETERINARY MEDICAL HISTORY
This history section provides information on the founding and growth of the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) as well as compiles biographical sketches of individuals that have significantly contributed to its development and continuation. It also shares historical articles and tributes published in "Avian Diseases." Information is also provided about our Archive collection.
The Australian Veterinary History Society is a Special Interest Group of the Australian Veterinary Association. All who are interested in any aspect of veterinary history may join AVHS. The society holds a meeting each year during the AVA Annual Conference and publishes the "Australian Veterinary History Record" three times a year.
The Veterinary History Society was founded in London in 1962. The aims of the Society are to foster all aspects of veterinary history. To achieve these aims, the Society: a) Promotes meetings for members and guests; b) Publishes a journal "Veterinary History"; c) Prepares exhibitions; d) Sponsors lectures for students, for associations and for joint meetings with other societies; e) Encourages the preservation of artefacts and records of veterinary historical interes; and f) Assists research workers and other persons on the history of the veterinary art.
Founded in 1969, the Association’s objectives have been to bring together people around the world with an interest in the history of veterinary medicine, to encourage research in the field of veterinary history, to promote and coordinate such research and education, and to exchange and disseminate information on the history of veterinary medicine throughout the world. WAHVM sponsors a 2-3 day International Congress with presented papers in various locations every two years.
Since 1966, the Oral History Association has served as the principal membership organization for people committed to the value of oral history. OHA engages with policy makers, educators, and others to help foster best practices and encourage support for oral history and oral historians.