Contents: Foreword, Professor Roger Cooter; Veterinary medicine: a brief history; Veterinary records: their nature and uses; Select bibliography; User's guide: arrangement of the book; List of records of practices; List of records of individuals; List of records of companies; List of records of trade bodies and professional associations; List of records of national government; List of records of local government; List of records of education and research establishments; List of records of charities; List of records of zoos; Guide to minor collections; Indexes.
Pamela Hunter is a freelance archivist. She spent two years compiling a database of sources for the history of veterinary medicine of the Business Archives Council and the Wellcome Trust.
'... provides an original and extensive guide to primary source material within the field of veterinary medicine... an essential starting point for existing and prospective veterinary historians.' Medical History