Guide to the Francis Bridge Papers 1879-1888
Cage 744

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Bridge, Francis
Title
Francis Bridge Papers
ID
Cage 744
Date [inclusive]
1879-1888
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.25 Linear Feet of Shelf Space
Language
English
Abstract
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. Most of the documents are about contagious pleuro-pneumonia in cattle.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Francis Bridge papers, 1879-1888

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Dr. Francis Bridge was a veterinary surgeon in Philadelphia, PA.

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Scope and Contents note

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.

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Arrangement note

The collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

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

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Washington State University Libraries purchased this collection in 1993 from Carmen D. Valentino (MS 1993-47)

Processing Information note

This collection was processed in 2009 by Cheryl Gunselman, Manuscripts Librarian.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Cows -- Diseases
  • Cows -- Health
  • Disease
  • Pleuropneumonia
  • Veterinary medicine

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Bound manuscript account book, 1879-1887 

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Related manuscript items, including disease data for cattle and other animals, 1880-1888 

1 2