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Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Pullman, WA 99164-5610 USA
Earl Edward Wegner
Veterinary Medicine Photographs and Scrapbooks, 1905-1947
The E. E. Wegner photographs were donated to the Washington State University Library in March, 1977 by Glenn and Robert Wegner of Pullman. They were processed by David Smestad in March, 1978.
Earl Edward Wegner was born in Cheney, Washington on June 21, 1885. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from WSU in 1908 and Bachelor of Science in 1915. He served as Assistant Professor of Veterinary Anatomy and Surgery from 1909-1913. From 1914-1916 he was Associate Professor of Anatomy and Surgery and from 1917 he was a full Professor. In 1921 he was made Dean of the College of Veterinary Science and continued in that office until 1947. He was also mayor of Pullman from 1926-1930. He died on November 23, 1965.
||Photographs: class and faculty group portraits of the School of Veterinary Medicine for most years between 1919 and 1942; the Veterinary Medicine football teams of 1905, 1908, and 1913; some prints of the old Veterinary Building and the new building, including the laying of the first brick in 1941; a few photos of AVMA meetings and banquets; also small surgery, operating rooms and laboratories.||
||Scrapbooks: photographs concern individual shots of various animal afflictions and treatment, mostly large animal (horses and cattle) but with a few dogs, chickens and hogs. Also one scrapbook of magazine clippings about horse.||