MC 00316 Guide to the Chester J. Lange Papers, 1932-1989

The collection retains the original order of Dr. Lange's files with minor changes to correct alphabetization and with oversized certificates housed separately at the end of the collection.
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[Box 1, Folder 4]
[Half Box 4, Folder 6]


Lange, Chester J., 1910-1994


1.75 Linear feet 3 archival boxes and 1 archival half box


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Acquisitions Information

Gift of estate of Chester J. Lange


Processed by: Aaron Cusick;machine-readable finding aid created by: Aaron Cusick

Scope and Content Note

The papers of Chester J. Lange, a prominent North Carolina veterinarian, are largely comprised of correspondence and organizational documents relating to his activities with the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (formerly called North Carolina State Veterinary Medical Association). Also included are newspaper clippings documenting his professional accomplishments. Information about the establishment of a veterinary school at North Carolina State University is included, as well as programs from conferences, flyers, and research notes.

Biographical Note

Chester J. Lange (April 14, 1910 - September 26, 1994) was a prominent veterinarian in Greensboro North Carolina. He received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Cornell in 1932 and an M.S. degree in biology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1938. He worked for the United States Department of Agriculture and served in World War II as a captain in the Veterinary Corps before opening an animal hospital in Greensboro. He was active in the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (formerly called North Carolina State Veterinary Medical Association), serving as secretary-treasurer and later as president. He was also involved with the Carolina Kennel Club and the Humane Society of Guilford County, and was the recipient of the NCVMA’s Veterinarian of the Year award.

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[Identification of item], Chester J. Lange Papers, MC 00316, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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