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Inventory of the George H. Hart Papers
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Description
George H. Hart's career at the University of California began in 1917 when he joined the faculty at Berkeley as Professor of Veterinary Science. He came to Davis in 1926 as Professor of Animal Husbandry and Chairman of the Department, a position he held until 1948, when he became Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine. He retired in 1954. His Papers contain biographical information, correspondence, certificates and diplomas, and two photographs. Also included is a scrapbook containing newspaper and popular journal clippings and articles relating to Hart's career in animal husbandry and veterinary medicine.
Background
George H. Hart (1883-1959) received the D.V.M. degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 1903 and the M.D. degree at George Washington University in 1908. His work comprised six major activities: bacteriological studies in the U.S. Bureau of Animal Industry (1903-1908); field investigations of Texas cattle fever and other livestock diseases along the Mexican Border (1908-1910); services as City Veterinarian in the Los Angeles Department of Health (1910-1917); research on animal diseases at Berkeley (1917-1926); reorganization and direction of work in animal husbandry at Davis (1926-1948); and development of the School of Veterinary Medicine at Davis (1948-1954).
Extent
1.4 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, University of California, Library, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.