Category Archives: Education

The Alfort Battalion’s battle to defend Charenton’s bridge on 30 march 1814

Emmanuel DUMAS Vétérinaire en chef, Service vétérinaire des armées de Metz, Caserne Ney, CS 30001, 57044 Metz Cedex 1 emmanuel.dumas@sfr.fr In 1814, as the allied armies were about to invade France, pupils of the Alfort Veterinary School were formed into … Continue reading

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A paradoxical veterinary teacher, the Norman André de Chaumontel (1752-1814)

François VALLAT Docteur Vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire 10 rue Jean Pigeon, 94220 Charenton-le-Pont francoisvallat@hotmail.com André de Chaumontel, NCO in the French King’s Household Cavalry, was first a student at Alfort Veterinary School and later a teacher – on his return … Continue reading

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The creation of veterinary teaching

par Pol Jeanjot-Emery Content: recalling the history of treating the first domestic animals, horses in particular. Short panorama of veterinary medicine, from antiquity to date, and description of the conditions for the organisation of early education in veterinary science. Lire … Continue reading

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Training and examination of Luxembourg’s veterinarians from 1797 to 1969, a special case

by Georges Theves, Docteur vétérinaire, Luxembourg Content: The training and the examination of Luxembourg’s veterinarians were dictated during the first forty years of the 19th Century by the French and thereafter by the Dutch. Legislation on examinations of the Luxembourg … Continue reading

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Alfort national veterinary school collections : historical review, present status and perspectives

par Christophe Degueurce, Conservateur du Musée Fragonard, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Adel. cdegueurce@vet-alfort.fr Content: History of the creation and development of the “Musée Fragonard”, which assembles the collections of the Alfort veterinary school, established in 1765. This museum follows on … Continue reading

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André RICHIR, Anatomy assistant and moulder at the Alfort veterinary school in the 20th Century

par Marion Beaudonnet * et Christophe Degueurce** * Docteur vétérinaire, Adel. mbeaudonnet@hotmail.com ** Conservateur du Musée Fragonard, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Adel. cdegueurce@vet-alfort.fr Biography of André Richir (1887-1962), one of the most famous anatomical moulders of the 20th Century, including … Continue reading

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The anatomical models of doctor Louis Auzoux at the museum of the national veterinary school of Alfort

by Guillaume Ruiz and Christophe Degueurce, Docteurs vétérinaires, Adel. cdegueurce@vet-alfort.fr This article is a presentation of Louis Auzoux, french practitioner of the nineteenth century, and his revolutionary technique to produce anatomical models in papier mâché that can be dismantled. It … Continue reading

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The Alfort Veterinary School during the Second World War

by Angélique Ente, Docteur Vétérinaire, Adel : casperveto@hotmail.com Communication présentée le 24 mai 2008 This article describes the life in Alfort Veterinary School from the declaration of war in 1939 until the armistice in 1945. Details are given on the … Continue reading

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Traditions of freshmen integration into the Alfort Veterinary School

By Vincent Mauffre et Nicolas Poly, docteurs vétérinaires Communication présentée le 24 mai 2008 “ bizutage ” tradition have always been intensely disputed in the French society. Probably as old as the Alfort Veterinary School itself, “brimades” have accompanied the … Continue reading

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A mystery: the technique used by Honoré Fragonard to create his famous ”écorchés” (cut-away anatomical figures)

By Christophe Degueurce*, Sung Vo Dhui**, Jean Bleton**, Paulette Hugon***, Laure Cadot**** et Alain Tchapla** * Musée, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, 7 avenue du Général de Gaulle, 94704 Maisons-Alfort cedex. Adel : cdegueurce@vet-alfort.fr. ** LETIAM, IUT de l’Université Paris XI, … Continue reading

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