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John Delavan papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.263

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: 1935 - 1956


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

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.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 9 folders)

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Custodial History

A gift of Susan Cunningham.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

John Delavan Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
P. Wojcik
March 2011
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US