This series contains photographs of a variety of subjects related to the College of Veterinary Medicine between 1898-2014. These materials fall into the following categories: people, buildings, animals, labs, events, miscellaneous photos, and oversize photos.
The photos of people include faculty, staff, students, and other notable individuals. Specifically, this category contains dean’s portraits, portraits of scholarship donors like Louis and Norma Jane Ball, alumni groups and portraits, class composites, ID and yearbook photos (including portraits and candids for faculty, staff, and students), photos of Willie the Wildcat, and photos of Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association members.
Photos of buildings include diagrams of buildings, as well as photos of buildings during construction, renovation, and after completion. There are photos of the KSU campus, the Veterinary Medicine Complex and campus, the Instructional Technology Center, the Anti-Hog Cholera Serum Plant, and the Veterinary Hospital, as well as Anderson Hall, Dykstra Hall, Mosier Hall, Trotter Hall, and Coles Hall.
Animal photos largely consist of lab animals, farm animals, and pets.
Lab photos depict workspaces and procedures carried out by the College of Veterinary Medicine, like surgery, meat inspection, and clinical pathobiology labs. The subjects of these labs were all animals.
Veterinary Medicine events in this series include open houses, alumni reunions, conferences (like the June Conference and the Annual Conference for Veterinarians), and Cat Town (currently referred to as Vet Town).
Miscellaneous photos include unlabeled or unidentified images, as well as photos of documents, the Veterinary Unit of the Reserve Officers’ training Corps, and additionally photos related to the International Agriculture Programs, Agency for International Development, and Ahmadu Bello University.
Lastly, there are a handful of oversize photos which mostly range from 1907-1964 that depict students, faculty, anatomy class, the first Annual Veterinary Conference, the Veterinary Hospital, Dykstra Hall, the Anti-Hog Cholera Serum Plant, the Trotter Hall Library renovation diagrams, and a Kansas Legislature poster.