Guide to the Earl Edward Wegner Veterinary Medicine Photographs and Scrapbooks 1905-1947
PC 8

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Wegner, Earl Edward, 1885-1965.
Title
Earl Edward Wegner Veterinary Medicine Photographs and Scrapbooks
ID
PC 8
Date [inclusive]
1905-1947
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.5 Linear Feet of Shelf Space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection includes photographs and scrapbooks from the Washington State University School of Veterinary Medicine collected by Professor, later Dean Earl Edward Wegner. The photographs include class and faculty of the school, the old and "new" veterinary buildings, and various operating rooms and laboratories. The scrapbooks contain photographs concerning various animal afflictions and treatments.

Preferred Citation note

[Item description] Earl Edward Wegner Veterinary Medicine Photographs and Scrapbooks, 1905-1947 (PC 8)

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

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Biographical/Historical note

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.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection includes photographs of 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 include 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 contains magazine clippings about horses.

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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 E. E. Wegner photographs were donated to the Washington State University Library in March, 1977 by Glenn and Robert Wegner of Pullman.

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by David Smestad in March, 1978.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- History.

Subject(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Photographs
  • Universities and colleges -- Washington (State) -- History.
  • Veterinary medicine -- History.
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Photographs   158.0 photographs

Scope and Contents note

Includes 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.

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Scrapbooks   132 photographs in 2 scrapbooks

Scope and Contents note

Includes 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.

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