Until now, anyone with an interest in the achievements of Orlando Charnock Bradley, Principal of the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College in Edinburgh from 1911-1937, was first guided to the Obituary Notice written by his good friend and colleague, 1. Russell Greig (1889-1963).1 This contained a detailed account of Charnock Bradley's accomplishments as well as a personal account of the man himself. Recently new insights into Charnock Bradley's life and works have come to light. The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (known locally as the 'Dick Vet') received the ten volumes of Bradley's personal diary, a unique historical legacy, from his grand-niece, Mrs Frances Harrison.2 This diary provides a detailed' and personal day-by-day record of 41 years of his academic, public and private life. In this first of three summaries we largely present the years up to 1923, the anniversary of the establishment of the 'Dick Vet', with extracts from the diary in italics.
|Publication status||Published - 2010|