Category Archives: People

A new manuscript by Bourgelat. The compelling ascent of a horseman

Bernard CLERC Professeur honoraire des Écoles nationales vétérinaires 46 rue du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94700 Maisons-Alfort berclerc@yahoo.fr A new manuscript found recently is the object of this publication. It contains writings of Bourgelat on horsemanship. Examination proves it’s … Continue reading

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Bourgelat, an equestrian writer

François VALLAT Docteur vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire 10 rue Jean Pigeon, 94220 Charenton-le-Pont francoisvallat@hotmail.com Before the creation of veterinary colleges, young Claude Bourgelat heads the Academy of horse riding in Lyon since 1740, whereas François Robichon de La Guerinière, already … Continue reading

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The life of an anatomist, inventory after Honoré Fragonard’s death (1732-1799)

Christophe DEGUEURCE Professeur, conservateur du musée Fragonard École nationale vétérinaire d’Alfort, 7 av. du général de Gaulle, 94700 Maisons-Alfort christophe.degueurce@vet-alfort.fr Honoré Fragonard (1732-1799) is one of the rare anatomists who was renowned for the quality of his preparations and not … Continue reading

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Childhood, youth and war memories of the veterinarian René Dardillat (1893-1980)

René DARDILLAT Vétérinaire De larges extraits des mémoires rédigés en 1972 par René Dardillat (1893-1980) permettent de retracer son enfance, ses études à l’École vétérinaire d’Alfort (1911-1917), comment il a pu apprécier la vie étudiante de la capitale et ses … Continue reading

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Claude Bourgelat, Mixted Freemasonry and Order of Felicity

par Hugues PLAIDEUX* *Docteur vétérinaire, email. hugues.plaideux@free.fr Communication présentée le 16 novembre 2013 From his standard biographies, Claude Bourgelat (1712-1779), Enlightened man, encyclopedist and founder of veterinary schools in Lyon and Alfort, does not seem to have been a Freemason. … Continue reading

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Pasteur and the Veterinarians

par Roland Rosset Content: overview of the sometimes difficult relationships established from 1877 unto 1894 between Louis Pasteur and veterinarians, namely H. Bouley, J.A. Bourrel, G.C.Colin, P.V.Galtier et H. Toussaint. A review of the important role played by these veterinarians … Continue reading

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A short biography of Edmond Nocard (1850-1903)

par Jean Blancou Content: A summary of the life of Edmond Nocard , who was a teacher and a scientist at the Veterinary School in Alfort (France), as well as one of the first and most distinguished co-workers of Louis … Continue reading

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Horse surgery in the 17th century from works by Solleysel and Markham

par Malika Zakria* et Christophe Degueurce** Communication présentée le 7 février 2004. Content: Most important surgical veterinary techniques on horses carried out during the 17th century, as described by Solleysel and Markham in their respective books. Lire l’article

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George Washington (1732-1799), a self-made veterinarian and a distinguished agronomist.

par Philippe de Wailly* Communication présentée le 7 février 2004. Content: A short biography of George Washington, highlighting his various activities related to agriculture, animal husbandry and veterinary medicine. Lire l’article

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French veterinarians in politics

par Jean-Charles Poux, Docteur vétérinaire, sous la direction de Christophe Degueurce, Professeur, conservateur du Musée Fragonard, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort Description of the methodology used to obtain relevant information (data base, limits of the investigation), study and analysis of the … Continue reading

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