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Memorial to a gentleman and scholar : O. Charnock Bradley
Professor Orlando Charnock Bradley, MD, DSc, ChB, FRSE, FRCVS (1871- 1937) was the Principal of the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (as it was then known) from 12 June 1911 until his death on 21 November 1937.
The Royal (Dick) Veterinary college contingent of the Officers Training Corps (OTC)
(Veterinary History Society, 2015)
The involvement of educational institutes in voluntary military units of the British Army has a history that dates back to the early 19th Century when a corps of Rifle Volunteers was formed by Cambridge undergraduates ...
The War Memorial and Roll-of-Honour of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
(Veterinary History Society, 2016)
A blue plaque in Edinburgh to commemorate John Barlow
On the 14 September 2015 a blue plaque was unveiled at 1 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh in honour of John Barlow, who was Assistant professor of Anatomy and Physiology at the Royal Veterinary College, Edinburgh (as William Dick's ...
Dr. John Barclay's teaching of Comparative Anatomy
(The Veterinary History Society, 2014)
It has been clear from the various reviews made of the early years of the veterinary school in Edinburgh that one of the seminal events in its founding and development was the introduction, in May 1815, of William Dick ...
Class Notes from Dr John Barclay’s lectures on Comparative Anatomy
Class Notes from Dr John Barclay’s lectures on Comparative Anatomy set down between 8th May 1821 and 31st July 1821 at 10 Surgeons Square, Edinburgh by Dr Robert Edmund Grant (UCL MS ADD 28). Transcribed by Alastair A. ...
First observations on Moluccan Babirusa (Babyrousa babirussa). A translation from a recently rediscovered 1770 book that describes the Babirusa on Buru Island
(IUCN/SSC Specialist Groups for Wild Pigs (WPSG), Peccaries (PSG), and Hippos (HSG), 2016-10-01)
Surprisingly little is known about the Moluccan Babirusa Babyrousa babirussa despite the fact that this animal was first described by Europeans in 1582 (Macdonald et al., 2016). Most of the research on the biology of the ...
Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) on Buru island
The first description of Babirusa on the [Indonesian] island of Buru may be found in a letter written in 1584 by Fr. Bernardino Ferrari describing the wildlife on Buru. In his own words: ‘È l’isola del Burro molto fertile ...