US TxAM-C 1287
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Hubert Schmidt Papers
- 1908-1956; Undated (Creation)
1 box (15 folders)
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Hubert Schmidt was born near Comfort, Texas on September 24, 1886. He attended Texas A&M College (TAMC) and was a part of the football team. He graduated from TAMC with a B.S. in animal husbandry. With the support of his TAMC professor Mark Francis, Hubert Schmidt enrolled in Royal Veterinary School in Berlin, Germany, and graduated in December 1912. Schmidt then worked for the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station on January 5, 1913, and worked there as a veterinarian until his retirement at the age of 65. He worked with Dr. Mark Francis with research on fever tick in cattle and sheep. Hubert Schmidt was killed from injuries received in a car accident near Bryan, TX on January 13, 1958. His wife Gertrude passed away in May 1980 in Bryan, TX.
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This collection contains correspondence related to the Texas A&M veterinarian, Hubert Schmidt, along with notes on fellow veterinarian Mark Frances, veterinary books, and translations, along with Texas A&M College memorabilia. This collection contains a "T" certificate from Hubert Schmidt’s time as a member of the Texas A&M College football team from 1906-1908. This collection also contains veterinary publications and notes related to Hubert Schmidt and Mark Francis.
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This collection is arranged by subject. Though the finding aid shows materials arranged chronologically within folders, the materials are not organized so within their folders.
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Finding Aid Authors: Jenny Reibenspies.
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