Bruce W. Calnek papers,1947-2001

Collection Number: 24-02-3346

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Bruce W. Calnek papers, 1947-2001
Collection Number:
24-02-3346
Creator:
Calnek, B. W.
Quantity:
0.3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Class notes, correspondence, meeting minutes, slides, photographs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
The bulk of this collection is correspondence, meeting minutes, slides, and photographs relating to the construction of the Veterinary Medical Center and the Veterinary Education Center at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 1987-1992. There are also class notes taken by Dr. Calnek while he was a DVM student at Cornell. In addition there is information about the S.B. Hitchner Student Scholarship, the Poultry Advisory Council, and the Rudolph J. Steffen Professorship.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Bruce. W. Calnek is an emeritus professor of avian medicine at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. He received his DVM from Cornell in 1955, joined the faculty at the College in 1961, and was named chair of the Department of Avian and Aquatic Animal Medicine in 1977. He retained that position until his retirement in 1995. Among his many contributions to the College and the University is his chairmanship of the Central Planning Committee that oversaw planning for the construction of the Veterinary Medical Center and the Veterinary Education Center.
For more information about Dr. Calnek, please consult his oral history interview in the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Oral History Collection, RMC # 24-04-3349.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The bulk of this collection is material relating to the construction of the Veterinary Medical Center and the Veterinary Education Center at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 1987-1992. There are also class notes taken by Dr. Calnek while he was a DVM student at Cornell. In addition there is information about the S.B. Hitchner Student Scholarship, the Poultry Advisory Council, and the Rudolph J. Steffen Professorship.

PROVENANCE

Donated by Dr. Bruce W. Calnek in 2004.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Calnek, B.W.
Hitchner, Stephen B.
Steffen, Rudolph J.
Cornell University--College of Veterinary Medicine--Buildings

Subjects:
Veterinary Medicine -- Study and teaching.
Veterinary Hospitals--Design and construction.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Bruce W. Calnek papers, #24-02-3346. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIAL

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Oral History Collection, RMC # 24-04-3349.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
DVM Class Notes - Poultry Diseases, Book 1
Spring 1954
Box 1 Folder 2
DVM Class Notes - Poultry Diseases, Book 2
Spring 1954
Box 1 Folder 3
Hitchner Scholarship
1998-2001
Box 1 Folder 4
Stephen B. Hitchner Biographical Material
1947-ca. 1998
Box 1 Folder 5
Steffen Chair
1992-1993
Box 1 Folder 6
Poultry Advisory Council
1993
Box 1 Folder 7
Central Planning Committee - Construction Newsletters
1987-1992
Box 1 Folder 8
Central Planning Committee - Minutes and Agendas
1987
Box 1 Folder 9
Central Planning Committee - Minutes and Agendas
1988
Box 1 Folder 10
Central Planning Committee - Minutes and Agendas
1989-1990
Box 1 Folder 11
Central Planning Committee - Meeting Schedules
1987-1990
Box 1 Folder 12
Construction Slides
1990-1994
Box 1 Folder 13
Construction Slides
1992
Box 1 Folder 14
Central Planning Committee Photo
1991