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Harry Mathias Martin Papers

UPT 50 M381

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: University Archives and Records Center
Creator:
Martin, Harry Mathias, 1892-1978
Title:
Harry Mathias Martin Papers
Date [inclusive]:
1944-1972
Call Number:
UPT 50 M381
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet
Language:
English
ABSTRACT:
Harry M. Martin attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, and received his doctorate in 1916. Martin served on the faculty of the University from 1931 to 1934 as Assistant Professor of Veterinary Pathology and Parasitology, from 1934 to 1943 as Associate Professor, and from 1943 to 1962 as Professor. The papers of Harry Martin reflect the range of his work at the University as well as his research efforts in animal parasitology.
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Biography/History

Harry M. Martin, a native of York County, came to Philadelphia as a blacksmith and won a scholarship in veterinary medicine to the University of Pennsylvania. He received his doctorate in 1916. Martin served on the faculty of the University from 1931 to 1934 as Assistant Professor of Veterinary Pathology and Parasitology, from 1934 to 1943 as Associate Professor, and from 1943 to 1962 as Professor. He served in a variety of administrative capacities and won two Fulbright awards, studying the effect of parasites on African livestock. In addition, Martin published various papers on animal pathology and parasitology.

Scope and Contents

The papers of Harry Martin, though small in size, reflect the range of his work at the University as well as his research efforts in animal parasitology. The collection includes correspondence, 1944-1972, committee papers, research files, grants and awards received, photographic material which supported his research, reprints and microscope slide sections.

ARRANGEMENT

The Harry Martin Papers are organized into six series: Correspondence, School of Veterinary Medicine, Research, Grants/Awards, Photographic, Miscellaneous. All series arranged alphabetically with the first half of the Correspondence series which is arranged chronologically.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: University Archives and Records Center,  1996

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Theresa R. Snyder

Access Restrictions

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Centers.

PROVENANCE

Transferred from the School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • University of Pennsylvania. School of Veterinary Medicine. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
Subject(s)
  • Veterinary medicine--Study and teaching--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
  • Veterinary parasitology.
  • Veterinary pathology--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence.

Box Folder

1944, 1965-1972.

1 1

Sale of Journal Collection, 1969-1970.

1 2

School of Veterinary Medicine.

Box Folder

Committee on Faculty Salaries, 1958.

1 3

Committee on the Establishment of a Department of Preventative Medicine, 1956.

1 4

Research.

Box Folder

Senecio Poisoning, 1957-1958.

1 5

Tooth Cases.

1 6

Toxoplasmic Infections.

1 7

Tissue Cell Cultures.

1 8

Grants/Awards.

Box Folder

Fullbright, 1953.

1 9

International Cooperation Administration, Consultancy on Trypanosomiasis, 1958-1959.

1 10

National Institute of Health, 1959.

1 11

Public Health Fellowship, 1958-1959.

1 12

Photographic.

Box Folder

Lantern Slides.

1 13

Slides.

1 14

Parasite Illustrations.

1 15

Theileria Illustrations.

1 16

Miscellaneous.

Box Folder

Reprints, 1962-1964, n.d.

1 17

Microscope Slide sections.

1 18