Browse our unique, previously inaccessible material of significant historical value to veterinary science. Letters, artwork, case notes, periodicals, and pamphlets covering over 200 years.
RCVS Vet History provides you with incredible access to the veterinary past, with high quality digitised images, made freely available via the Universal Viewer.
The Universal Viewer enables deep zoom of images and offers detailed metadata and links to catalogue entries which are located alongside the images, to provide valuable context to our historic collections.
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From February to April this year, RCVS Knowledge were very pleased to welcome Claudia Watts, an MA History student from King’s College London. As part of her studies, Claudia was tasked with selecting highlights from Fred Smith’s veterinary case notes, and digitising and transcribing them for us. The results are now published in our Digital […]
RCVS VET HISTORY is an RCVS Knowledge initiative, for the preservation and promotion of the historical collections of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, made possible with the support of The Alborada Trust.
The Alborada Trust is a charitable trust founded in 2001. Its aims are the funding of medical and veterinary causes, research and education – and the relief of poverty and human and animal suffering, sickness and ill-health. Charity Registration No 1091660
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Trust (trading as RCVS Knowledge) is a registered Charity No. 230886. Registered as a Company limited by guarantee in England and Wales No. 598443.
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