Acquisition And Processing Information
The Washington State University Libraries purchased this collection in 1993 from Carmen D. Valentino (MS 1993-47). It was processed in 2009 by Cheryl Gunselman, Manuscripts Librarian.
Number of Containers: 1
Linear Feet of Shelf Space: .25
Dr. Francis Bridge was a veterinary surgeon in Philadelphia, PA.
The collection includes a bound manuscript account book with records of sick cows and herds in and around the county of Philadelphia that Francis Bridge treated, quarantined, or ordered killed for suppression of disease in the course of his veterinary practice and his work as first assistant state veterinary surgeon. It also includes several related manuscript items. Most of the documents are about contagious pleuro-pneumonia in cattle.
Collection ArrangementThe collection is arranged in a single series.
Bridge, Francis -- Archives
Cows -- Diseases
Cows -- Health
This collection is open and available for research use.
The suggested citation for the collection is:
Francis Bridge papers, 1879-1888
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Washington State University Libraries
Documents are in English.