Veterinary History (History Committee of the South African Veterinary Association)

Veterinary History (History Committee of the South African Veterinary Association)

 

Collection of biographies, news articles, curriculum vitae's, obituaries, presentations, etc to highlight and preserve the veterinary history of Southern Africa. It is managed and maintained by a project committee, consisting of The Veterinary History Society of the SA Veterinary Association and personnel of the University of Pretoria.

Subjects

Veterinary biographies Presentations Awards
Obituaries General history Tributes
Curriculum Vitae - VetNews articles

News

For inquiries regarding this collection or items in the collection, please contact Susan Marsh

The copyright belongs to The Veterinary History Society of the South African Veterinary Association. Provided for preservation purposes only. It may not be downloaded, reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of The Society or author.

Recent Submissions

  • Heyne, Heloise (2023)
    Historical summary of Dr Jotello Festiri Soga's career from 22 April 1886 when he registered as veterinary surgeon in Tutuka, Cape Colony to 1902 when he was employed by Carl H. Malcomess to supervise his cattle on the ...
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2023-01)
    Obituary of Dr Ramoni Joubert (24/02/1994 - 7/12/2022) who was an incredibly driven and diverse woman. One minute she would be walking the runways in New York. The next, she’d be riding a horse across the Okavango Delta.
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2023-01)
    Mr David Swanepoel served as librarian of the Onderstepoort Veterinary Research (OVR) Institute from his appointment in 1985 until retiring in 2020 but passed away shortly afterwards. David was a co-opted founder member ...
  • Pullinger, Leonie; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1989)
    In a fit to transform ideas into images or images into words or stories, Leonie Pullinger have often referred to the New Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology in which there are accounts of all kinds of animals, ordinary and ...
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1989)
    News article about a new, slowly progressive neurological disorder of adult cattle that has been recognised in the UK. It was first diagnosed in November 1986. the condition was called bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1989)
    News article about the 6th Faculty Day held at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria on the 27th September 1989 in the Arnold Theiler Building at the Onderstepoort Campus.
  • Coubrough, R.I.; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1978)
    On the 11th November 1978, a significant event in veterinary history took place with the inauguration of the Veterinary Nurses Association of South Africa
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1978)
    Notice about the appointment of the veterinarian, Dr J.D.H. Poole, as director of Pitman Moore inc. in 1978
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1978)
    Notice of the unexpected death of the veterinarian, Dr J.G. Schurmann
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1978)
    Information about Dr Lea Stogdale, staff member of the Dept of Medicne, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria.
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1989-07)
    Dr William Hay died on April 21, 1989. He obtained his MRCVS in 1915 and joined the SAVA in May 1921.
  • Bath, Gareth F; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1989)
    Dr Elia Marius van Tonder passed away on the 7th of August 1989. He qualified as veterinarian in 1961 and started his career as state veterinarian in De Aar. He received a South African Veterinary Association silwer award ...
  • Brown, Mike; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1989)
    Dr Schalk van Rensburg passed away on the 5th of August 1989. He helped the veterinary profession in all its various facets to become established in South Africa and also laid the firm foundations on which veterinary ...
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1978)
    Dr P.A. Basson, staatsveearts op Grootfontein in SWA is deur die Biologiese Vereniging van S.A. aangewys as die ontvanger van die Senior Kapt. Scott-medalje vir 1978
  • Welton, John; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1989)
    Dr Alan Graham Rose died on the 11th of February 1989. He was born in Swaziland, schooled in Natal and at the Universities of Natal and Pretoria. On qualifying as a veterinarian he practiced in South Africa, England and Canada
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (1989)
    Prof W.D. Malherbe is op 24 Januarie 1989 oorlede. Prof Malherbe het in 1932 as veearts gekwalifiseer en in 1968 die graad DVSc behaal. Hy was hoof van die Dept Geneeskunde vanaf 1952-1957.
  • Henton, Marijke Madeleine; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2022-10)
    Curriculum vitae and an interview questionnaire of Dr Marijke Henton. This includes information about her education and career, scientific contributions and writings, homages and distinctions.
  • South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2022-11)
    The South African National Veterinary Museum (SANVM) held its first Open Day for visitors since its inception in 2008, on Friday 28th of October 2022. This coincided with the presentation of a prestigious Blue Plaque by ...
  • Adam, John; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2022-11)
    Dr Duncan Prinsloo was raised in Benoni in Gauteng. His passion from the age of 5 years was to be a veterinarian and to help realise this dream he worked after matriculating at SAA in the maintenance department and as ...
  • Sweetman, Allison; South African Veterinary Association. Veterinary History Society (2022-11)
    Jesse Henry Coleman, was born in Springs on the 9th of December 1948. His early years were spent growing up on the farm, Lake Warden, in the Hoopstad district, along the Vaal River in the Free State. He matriculated at the ...

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