Fonds MS-14-44 - Errol E.I. Hancook fonds

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Errol E.I. Hancook fonds

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MS-14-44

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  • 1924-2002 (Creation)
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    Hancock, Errol E.I.

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0.5 cm textual records
1 artifact

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(1902-2008)

Biographical history

Errol E.I. Hancock established the provincial veterinary laboratory at Nova Scotia Agricultural College and served as Nova Scotia's first provincial animal pathologist. Born in 1902 in Port Hope, Ontario, he graduated from Ontario Veterinary College in 1924 and worked in general practice in Ontario for two years and another year in Montreal as a veterinary inspector. He moved to Nova Scotia in 1927 to work on tuberculosis testing of cattle and other disease eradication measures. He was appointed provincial animal pathologist after joining the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture in 1937, the same year that he established the provincial veterinary laboratory. He was a founding member and president of the Nova Scotia Veterinary Medical Association, a founding member of the Canadian Veterinary Association, and a member of the Nova Scotia Institute of Agrologists. In September 1972, NSAC's Hancock Veterinary Laboratory building was completed and named in recognition of his work. Hancock retired in 1963 and died on 26 July 2008.

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Agricola Archives prior to 2007 (accession numbers A2019-004 ; A2008-038-A2 ; A2018-042)

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Fonds contains records and an artifact that belonged to, or were created by, Errol E.I. Hancock.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the MacRae Library. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], E.E.I. Hancook fonds, MS-14-44, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Agricola Archives, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Final

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2008 (creation)
May 2020 (revision)

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  • English

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