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11th International Veterinary Congress, 1930

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/129
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: 11th International Veterinary Congress, 1930
Date(s): 1930
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 box containing 3 reels of 16mm film and a video copy
Name of creator(s): Elam | C Wentworth | fl 1930


Administrative/Biographical history:

The 11th International Veterinary Congress was held at Central Hall, Westminster in 1930. It was the first congress meeting since 1909.


Scope and content/abstract:

3 reels of 16mm film showing the arrival and departure of the delegates at the 11th International Veterinary Congress filmed by Mr C Wentworth Elam of Liverpool University. Includes a still photograph of the delegates at the 1st International Veterinary Congress, 1863. A video copy is available for reader consultation.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open. The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Collection level description available on-line on the Wellcome Library website

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These reels were given to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in May 1990 by Mr Peter E Curtis of the University of Liverpool Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, where they had been deposited by the widow of Mr Elam, who filmed the events.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See Wellcome Library Sources Leaflets: no. 42: International Organizations, no. 46: Animals and Veterinary Medicine.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Barbara Ball from the Wellcome Library online catalogue.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
January 2009

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