Veterinary notebooks of Anthony Hyde Smith (fl. 1935-1960)

Scope and Content

The material is composed of: general class notes, foolscap, dated 1936, with an Edinburgh address; anatomy loose-leaf folders (covers have Framlingham College), one dated Easter 1936; notes on jurisprudence, 1939; surgery note book, 1939; entomology note book, 1939; helminthology note book, no.4, 1939, medicine note book, no.2, 1940; surgery note book, no.2, 1940; disease untitled, 1941; reproduction untitled, 1941; surgery note book, no.3, 1941; surgery untitled, Christmas session 1941; medicine note book, no.4, 1941 (contains at back childish scribbles, with name); anatomy demonstration notes; poultry diseases; botany loose pages; loose pages biology, chemistry, and botany; pathology loose-leaf foolscap folder (containing Daily telegraph war map no.5; and, casebook containing a letter of reference. There is other subject-based material: chemistry and physics, 1935; pharmacology, 1939; applied anatomy, 1938; animal breeding, 1938; clinical helminthology, 1941; protozoology; milk; physiology; general medicine; virus disease; animal breeding and transport; embryology; and, pharmacology. There is also: histology sketch book, dated 1938, with signature; and anatomy sketches.

Administrative / Biographical History

Anthony Hyde Smith graduated from the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College in Edinburgh in 1941. This is now the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh.

Access Information

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Acquisition Information

The material came via a family member (Sue Clark, daughter of Smith) via Dick Vet. Accessioned 5 November 2004. Accession no: E2004.30.


The biographical/administrative history was compiled using material contained in the collection.

Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.

Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.


Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.