Preliminary Guide to the Richard Ott Papers
MS.1997.38

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Ott, Richard L.
Title
Richard Ott Papers
ID
MS.1997.38
Date [inclusive]
1955-1980
Extent
7.0 Linear feet 7 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC Staff Use: 2-8-26-3)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Richard L. Ott was a Veterinary Medicine professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University from 1949 to 1983. The small animal unit of the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital is named after Dr. Ott, and the College of Veterinary Medicine also has an endowment in his name.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of professional papere of Dr. Richard L. Ott. It contains publications by Ott on subjects pertaining to canines and felines, including research on "old dog" encephalitis, canine distemper, and feline respiratory virus disease. The collection also includes incoming and outgoing correspondence about conferences held by the Veterinary Medical Association, and miscellaneous notes. Additionally, this collection contains research files that mainly pertain to infectious diseases and virus vaccination.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. It has not yet been arranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Collection transferred from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University to the Washington State University Libraries in 1997 (MS 1997-38).

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Related Materials

Related Materials

College of Veterinary Medicine Records (Archives 21, 53, and 173)

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Controlled Access Headings

Occupation(s)

  • Scientists -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Scientists--Washington (State)--Archives
  • Veterinarians -- Archives

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