Richard A. Mansmann Papers 1966-2018

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Creator
Mansmann, Richard A.
Size
34.8 linear feet (69 archival boxes, 1 flat folder)
Call number
MC 00395

The Richard Mansmann Papers, 1966-2018, contain correspondence, research files, graduate student information, course files, newsletters, brochures, and magazines related to Mansmann's career in veterinary medicine specializing in equine health. Also included in this collection are articles and book chapters from Mansmann's published work, annual reports, employee files, and office files.

Richard A. Mansmann, DVM, Ph.D., is the Director of Outreach for, and founding Director of, the Equine Health Program at the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He authored several books including Equine Medicine and Surgery (3rd. ed.), and is an expert in equine podiatry, metabolic and respiratory treatment, rehabilitation, lameness prevention, and equine disaster medicine. Mansmann retired from NC State University in 2010 and reopened his private practice, working with chronic equine lameness and foot problems.

Biographical/historical note

Richard A. Mansmann, DVM, Ph.D., is the Director of Outreach for, and founding Director of, the Equine Health Program at the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He authored several books including Equine Medicine and Surgery (3rd. ed.), and is an expert in equine podiatry, metabolic and respiratory treatment, rehabilitation, lameness prevention, and equine disaster medicine.

Mansmann is a 1968 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, and received his Ph.D. in 1974 from the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. In 1972-1974 Mansmann served as Assistant Professor of Equine Medicine at Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Mansmann owned the Santa Barbara Equine Practice in Santa Barbara, California, from 1974 to 1992, and he served on the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara Humane Society from 1990 to 1993. He helped organize the first (1993) and second (1995) International Conferences on Equine Rescue, which addressed emergency horse management in various disaster situations.

His awards include: North Carolina Horse Council Distinguished Service Award (1996); NC Hunter Jumper Association's Horseman of the Year (1997); Supporter of the Year, Southeastern Horseshoers on Education (2001); Distinguished Coughlin Visiting Professor, the UT College of Veterinary Medicine (2002); Southeastern Horseshoers on Education, Phoenix Award for outstanding service to the Equine Community (2003); and NC Veterinary Medical Association's Martin Litwack Award for service to the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine (2004).

In 2010, Dr. Mansmann was made an honorary Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine–Large Animal area. He has been a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners since 1968. In 2002 he was the thirteenth inductee into the American Farriers Journal Veterinarians’ International Hall of Fame.

Mansmann retired from NC State University in 2010 and reopened his private practice, working with chronic equine lameness and foot problems.

Scope/content

The Richard Mansmann Papers, 1966-2018, contain correspondence, research files, graduate student information, course files, newsletters, brochures, and magazines related to Mansmann's career in veterinary medicine specializing in equine health. Also included in this collection are articles and book chapters from Mansmann's published work, annual reports, employee files, and office files.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into nine series:

  • Clinical and Research files;
  • Correspondence;
  • Events;
  • Farriers;
  • NC Horse Council;
  • Organizations and Committees;
  • People;
  • Publications;
  • Study and Teaching.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Richard A. Mansmann Papers, MC 00395, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Dr. Richard A. Mansmann, 2010 and 2021 (Accession nos. 2010.0101, 2021.0022)

Processing information

Processed by Judy Allen Dodson, 2010 Auugust; Finding aid created by Judy Allen Dodson, 2010 August. Processed by Liz Bell 2020; addition processed and finding aid updated by Shima Hosseininasab, 2021 June.

Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.
Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Richard A. Mansmann Papers, MC 00395, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.