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Record Group: 17 C
Record Sub-Group: 12
Records Title: UMC; College of Veterinary Medicine; Veterinary Anatomy; Faculty Papers
Dates: 1953-2009
Volume: 4 cubic feet, 5.00 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Record Sub-Group contains Department of Veterinary Anatomy faculty papers. The papers pertain to Robert C. McClure.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:17/7/1 (A21-23; A21-31; A21-64)
This Series contains professional papers of Professor of Veterinary Anatomy (later Veterinary Anatomy-Physiology and Veterinary Biomedical Sciences) Robert C. McClure, (1953-2009). The records consist of the following types and topics: correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, course material, research material, Phi Kappa Phi, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, College committees, administration, photographs, video tapes, University Club, and professional certificates and honors.
(5 c.f., 013369, 013435, 013446, 013447, 049694; OSF, Ellis)
Note to Researcher: Dr. McClure served as President of the Board of Directors of the University Club and, in that role, collected a range of records pertaining to the Club that are included in Series 1.
Robert C. McClure was born in Grinnell, Iowa, in 1932. He did pre-veterinary course work at Grinnell College before receiving a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and Anatomy from Iowa State University in 1956. McClure earned a Ph.D. in Veterinary Anatomy, Physiology, and Surgery in 1960 from Cornell University. McClure became Professor of Veterinary Anatomy at the University of Missouri in the summer of 1960, serving as the department chairman until 1969. He served as department chairman again, though on an interim basis, from 1981 until 1983. His titled was changed to Professor of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences in 1985, and he remained in that department until his retirement from the University in 2000 when he was distinguished as Emeritus Professor. McClure was much involved with the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, being elected to membership in 1959 and becoming a charter member and the first president of the its University of Missouri chapter in 1972. From 1986-1992, he served as the honorary's south-central region vice-president. He also gave his time to Phi Zeta, the Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine, serving as its national president from 2007 until 2009. McClure died in Columbia, Missouri, in May of 2017.
The records in Series 1 were donated by Sally Whittier Malloy starting in 2018.
Series 1 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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