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11th International Veterinary Congress, 1930

  • Elam, C. Wentworth
  • Archives and manuscripts

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3 reels of 16mm film showing the arrival and departure of the delegates at the 11th International Veterinary Congress. Includes a still photograph of the delegates at the 1st International Veterinary Congress, 1863.

Filmed by Mr C Wentworth Elam of Liverpool University.



Physical description

4 reels of 16mm film Edited sections of the film are securely joined together although some lengths are rather warped at times. All films have a strong odour of camphor.


Acquisition note

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.

Biographical note

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

Related material

In the Wellcome Library:

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

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