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W. Harold Hilts class notes
- 1917-1918 (Creation)
0.50 Linear Feet, 1.00 Box
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Walter Harold Hilts was born 28 July 1891 in Larned, Kansas. He graduated from Kansas State University in Veterinary Medicine.
He was a veteran of WWI.
He moved to Reno, Nevada in 1920 where he lived until his death on 08 Nov 1975.
He was a past eminent commander of Scottish Rite Bodies in Reno, a member of the Royal Arch Masons of Reno, past commander of Knights Templar, past potentate of Kerak Temple Adah Chapter 4, past commander of Darrell Dunkle Post of American Legion, member of 40 & 8 and secretary-treasurer of Nevada Shriners Widows and Orphans Fund.
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The class notes of W. Harold Hilts comprise some of his coursework in veterinary medicine from 1917 to 1918. Classes include medicine, ophthalmology, therapeutics, and surgery, and each volume includes details about animal diseases and ailments. In addition to his handwritten notes, Hilts occasionally sketched body parts and other components of the subject matter.
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No access restrictions: All materials are open for research.
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The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
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There is no information about who donated the class notes to the Friends. it received accession number U2014.53.
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Acqusition Source: Friends of the Carson City Library
Acqusition Method: Donation.
Acqusition Date: 20141124
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These volumes document class notes in veterinary medicine in the 1917 to 1918 time period. They provide a glimpse into what comprised veterinary medicine during that era.
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- Citation: Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], W. Harold Hilts class notes, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Finding Aid Author: Cliff Hight
Processing Info: University archivist Cliff Hight processed and described these materials in November 2014.
Publication Date: 2014-11-26