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Switzerland

As usual the Schweizerische Vereinigung für Geschichte der Veterinärmedizin published the papers of their meeting, held during the annual congress of the Swiss Veterinary Society, in the January issue ofSchweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde. The papers presented appeared in SAT, 142(1) 2000.

These are:

  • H. Fey und M. Becker. Die Briefe des Gottfried Brugger (1857-1891) oder das tragische Schicksal eines jungen Tierarztes (p. 5-7)
  • U. Jenny. Ein studentischer Freundenkreis; die Portraitsammlung des Tierarztes Gottfried Pfister (1836-1903) (p. 9-13)
  • P.A. Schneider. Formation des vétérinaires vaudois au XVIIIe siècle (p. 14-16)
  • C. Giese und S. Calebrò. Der Blindenführhund: Aspekte einer besonderen Mensch-TierBeziehung in Geschichte und Gegenwart (p. 17-26).

The librarian of the Swiss Veterinary History Society, has circulated a list of duplicate books present in the Society's library. He is looking for exchange partners. Members wishing to receive the list and enter into an exchange contact, are requested to write to Dr. Werner Sackmann, St. JohannsParkweg 3, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland.