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Records of George Charles Poppensiek as Professor of Comparative Medicine at the New
York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, especially relating
to collaboration with institutes in other countries, and office records, except
financial records, for the department.
Also personal files of Dean Poppensiek, including six scrapbooks with clippings,
photographs, letters, and certificates, compiled by his wife Edith Marion Wallace
Poppensiek, 1943-2006; files with articles, photographs, certificates, and
miscellany, 1943-2000; commencement programs, 1942, 1952; writings by George
Poppensiek on veterinary and popular topics; consultant's reports; annual reports
and other historical publications relating to the College of Veterinary Medicine;
and plaques and certificates honoring him. Also many self published writings on various science related subjects that he wrote for his family members to help teach them about the world and engage them in science.