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Papers of Patrick Guilbride


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Comprises Guilbride's memoirs Far Away Cows – Veterinary Vignettes from the Third World


  • Creation: [c. 1998]


0.33 Linear metres (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 4735, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Eng. c. 4735-4737

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15335-7


Papers of Patrick Guilbride (1919-2012), veterinarian and bacteriologist

Biographical / Historical

Patrick Guilbride (1919-2012) was a veterinarian and bacteriologist. He worked in countries including Northern Rhodesia, Jamaica and Uganda. Under the auspices of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) he worked as International Co-Manager of a project to develop a Veterinary Institute for High Altitude and Tropical Research in the Peruvian Andes. He was there for ten years, before moving to Brazil to work on animal health and productivity problems. In 1975 he moved to Mozambique, where he finished his career.


The papers of Patrick Guilbride were previously catalogued as part of the Archive of the United Nations Career Records Project, but the decision was taken to separate them to form a collection on their own. The shelfmarks and the order in which they were originally catalogued have been maintained.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The material was collected via the United Nations Career Records Project, 1989-1992.

Catalogue of the Papers of Patrick Guilbride
Original catalogue by Martin Jennings, edited and revised by M. Webb. New version created by Francesca Alves
Language of description
Script of description
Edition statement
First edition

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom