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American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0487

Scope and Content

This collection (1957-1997) includes annual reports, committee reports, constitution and bylaws, correspondence, financial records, mailing lists, materials from symposia and conferences, meeting minutes, membership directories, newsletters, and publications. It contains correspondence and other materials from Arthur Bickford, Alicia V. Brown, Bruce W. Calnek, Robert J. Eckroade, C. F. Hall, Birch McMurray, Craig Riddell, A. S. Rosenwald, Richard L. Witter, Willis E. Lyle, and Lawrence G. Morehouse.


  • 1957-1997


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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) was organized at the 1957 annual meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Its purposes are to disseminate information relating to the diagnosis of animal diseases; to coordinate diagnostic activities of regulatory, research, and service laboratories; to establish uniform diagnostic techniques; to improve existing diagnostic techniques; to develop new diagnostic techniques; to establish accepted guidelines for the improvement of diagnostic laboratory organizations relative to personnel qualifications and facilities; and to be the consultant to the United States Animal Health Association on uniform diagnostic criteria involved in regulatory animal disease programs. The group is based in Davis, California.


8.4 Linear Feet (20 document boxes)


The collection is organized into eight series:

Series 1, Annual Meetings and Other Events, 1957-1995, undated

Series 2, Board of Directors Records, 1957-1997

Series 3, Committees, 1957-1996, undated

Series 4, Constitutions and By-Laws, 1957-1993, undated

Series 5, Correspondence, 1957-1996

Series 6, Financial Records, 1958-1995

Series 7, Membership Records, 1958-1996, undated

Series 8, Publications, 1963-1996

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

MS-0487. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians records, 1957-1997
December 12, 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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Iowa State University
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