Robert W. Kirk papers, 1946-2004

Collection Number: 24-02-3372

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Robert W. Kirk papers, 1946-2004
Collection Number:
24-02-3372
Creator:
Kirk, Robert Warren, 1922-
Quantity:
0.9 cubic ft
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, photographs, video cassettes.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, photographs, video cassettes related to Dr. Robert W. Kirk's career in veterinary medicine.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Dr. Robert W. Kirk was born May 20, 1922 in Stamford, Connecticut. He received his B.S. from the University of Connecticut in 1943, and his DVM from Cornell University in 1946. He married Helen M. Grandish in 1949 and they have three children.
Dr. Kirk's work in companion animal medicine is internationally recognized. He is perhaps best known for his text, Current Veterinary Therapy, currently in its 13th edition.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, photographs, video cassettes related to Dr. Robert W. Kirk's career in veterinary medicine, including his writings as well as his work at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

PROVENANCE

Donated by Dr. Robert Kirk in 2004.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Kirk, Robert Warren, 1922-
Cornell University. Hospital for Animals
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine.

Subjects:
Veterinary medicine -- Study and teaching.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.
Videocassettes.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Robert W. Kirk papers, #24-02-3372. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Series I. Biography
Box 1 Folder 1
General
1946-1997
Box 1 Folder 2
News Clippings
1967-1994
Box 1 Folder 3
Awards
1978-1997
Box 3 Folder 8
Miscellaneous Certificates
Series II. Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 4
General
1949-1968
Box 1 Folder 5
General
1969-1971
Box 1 Folder 6
General
1972-1975
Box 1 Folder 7
General
1976-1977
Box 1 Folder 8
General
1978-1979
Box 1 Folder 9
General
1980-1981
Box 1 Folder 10
General
1982-1984
Box 1 Folder 11
General
1985
Box 1 Folder 12
General
1986-1989
Box 2 Folder 1
General
1990-1995
Box 2 Folder 2
General
1996-2000, n.d.
Box 2 Folder 3
Guyana
1976
Box 2 Folder 4
Italy
1986-1990
Box 2 Folder 5
Japan
1980-1982
Box 2 Folder 6
The Seeing Eye, Inc.
1992-1997
Box 2 Folder 7
South Africa
1971-1972
Series III. Writings
Box 2 Folder 8
Current Veterinary Therapy
1974-1995
Box 2 Folder 9
First Aid for Pets
1977-1978
Box 2 Folder 10
Handbook of Veterinary Procedures and Emergency Treatment
1985, 1990, 1995
Box 2 Folder 11
Small Animal Dermatology
1983, 1991
Box 2 Folder 12
Small Animal Medicine: Past, Present and Future
1985
Series IV. Photographs
Box 3 Folder 1
Portraits
1959-1985
Box 3 Folder 2
Personal
1966-1998
Box 3 Folder 3
Conferences
1973-1990
Box 3 Folder 4
Retirement Reception
1985
Box 3 Folder 5
Miscellaneous
Box 3 Folder 6
Dr. Kirk with "Meg"
ca. 1970s
Box 3 Folder 7
Dean Hagan with Christmas Letters
1956
Series V. Miscellaneous
Box 2 Folder 13
Cornell University Small Animal Clinic
1967-1974
Box 2 Folder 14
Japan/Australia Sabbatic
1973-1974
Box 2 Folder 15
Jack Mara Awards - videos
1997, 2004
Box 2 Folder 16
Miscellaneous