John Delavan Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Delavan, John W.
Stafseth, Henrik J., (Henrik Joakim), b.1890
John Delavan papers
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 9 folders

Preferred Citation

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Biographical note

John W. Delavan graduated from Michigan State College in 1945 with a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine Degree. He received his B.S. at Alma College and his M.S. in Zoology at the University of Michigan. After his graduation from M.S.C., Delavan practiced veterinary medicine in Alma, Michigan for 30 years. He died in 2002.

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Scope and Contents note

The John Delavan papers include curriculum materials for veterinary classes at Michigan State University and Alma College, reprints of veterinary health articles by MSU faculty on poultry and streptococcic infections in dogs, a program for a Post-Graduate Veterinary Conference at MSU, and a Laying House Program-Poultry Conservation for Victory brochure from 1943.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections March 2011

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

A gift of Susan Cunningham.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Poultry
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Veterinary medicine -- Study and teaching

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Brochure - Laying House Program- Poultry Conservation for Victory 1943 

F.D. 1


Drawer Folder

Environmental Physiology of Animals 1956 

F.D. 2

Introductory Surgery- Veterinary Undated 

F.D. 3

Small Animal Surgery Undated 

F.D. 4

Special Surgery- Veterinary Undated 

F.D. 5

Surgery for Lameness and Soundness 1942 

F.D. 6

Veterinary Obstetrics Undated 

F.D. 7
Drawer Folder

Post-Graduate Conference for Veterinarians Program 1944 

F.D. 8

Reprints 1935-1943 

F.D. 9

On the Disinfection of Poultry-Houses by Means of Fire-Guns, H. J. Stafseth and Fernando Camargo 1935 

A Practical Bacteriological Test for the Diagnosis of Pullorum Disease in Chicks, C.W. Darby Summer 1942 

Streptococcic Infections in Dogs: I. “Acid Milk, ”Arthritis and Post-Vaccination Abscesses, H. J., Stafseth, W. W. Thompson, and Lisa Neu June 1937 

Streptococcic Infections in Dogs: II. Pathogenicity, “Acid Milk,” Convulsions, Tonsilitis, Abscesses, Conjunctivitis and Skin Contamination, H. J. Stafseth February 1940 

A System of Control and Prevention of Intestinal Parasites of Poultry (Ascaridia and Tapeworms), H. J. Stafseth Auigust 1935 

Tapeworm Infestation in Poultry, H. J. Stafseth December 1939 

Things Practitioners Can Do for Poultrymen, H. J. Stafseth May 1943 

The Whole Blood Agglutination Test for Pullorum Disease, H. J. Stafseth January 1938