Archibald R. Ward papers, 1910-1914.

Collection Number: 6596

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Archibald R. Ward papers, 1893-1914.
Collection Number:
6596
Creator:
Ward, Archibald Robinson, 1875-
Quantity:
5 v.
Forms of Material:
Scrapbooks, photograph album, laboratory notebooks.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Two scrapbooks and one photograph album kept by Archibald R. Ward from 1910-1914, documenting his work in the Philippines, primarily relating to cattle diseases such as rinderpest and contagious bovine pleuropneumonia. Also, two laboratory notebooks kept by Ward as a student at Cornell University, one for a course in General Chemistry (1893-1894) and one for a course in Chemistry: Qualitative Analysis (circa 1895).
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Archibald Robinson Ward received his DVM from the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1901. He was the first veterinarian to be appointed at the University of California, Berkeley. He also spent several years in the Philippines as the country's chief veterinarian, a position appointed by the United States Department of Insular Affairs. His primary purpose there was to rid the nation's cattle of several contagious diseases, such as rinderpest and contagious bovine pleuropneumonia. He later became Dean of the Veterinary College at the University of the Philippines, Manilla.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Two scrapbooks and one photograph album kept by Archibald R. Ward from 1910-1914, documenting his work in the Philippines, primarilly relating to cattle diseases such as rinderpest and contagious bovine pleuropneumonia. The scrapbooks are labeled "Scrapbook Number 3" and "Scrapbook Number 4." An inscription in Scrapbook No. 3 indicates that the first two volumes were given to the Society of American Bacteriologists.
Also, two laboratory notebooks kept by Ward as a student at Cornell University, one for a course in General Chemistry (1893-1894) and one for a course in Chemistry: Qualitative Analysis (circa 1895).

HISTORY OF OWNERSHIP

Donated to the Flower Veterinary Library by Dr. Ward in 1944.

PROVENANCE

Transfered to the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections in 2004
SUBJECTS

Names:
Ward, Archibald Robinson, b. 1875.

Subjects:
Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
Rinderpest.
Chemistry--Study and teaching.

Form and Genre Terms:
Scrapbooks.
Photograph albums.
Laboratory notebooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Both scrapbooks are extremely brittle. Photocopying may be prohibited.
Cite As:
Archibald R. Ward Papers, #6596. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box Box 1
Photo album
ca. 1910-1911
Box Box 2
Laboratory notebook: General Chemistry
1893-1894
Box Box 2
Laboratory notebook: Qualitative Analysis
1895
Box Box 2
Scrapbook, Volume 1
1910-1911
Box Box 2
Scrapbook, Volume 2
1912-1914