Collection VC240 - Washington University School of Dental Medicine, Dental Series Photographs

The Sneeze. Skeletal Development. Types of Appliances Sometimes Used. Treatment Results. Former Homes of the School of Dentistry. Present Location, 4559 Scott Avenue. The Medical Campus of Washington University. Degree distribution. Present Library Facilities. Planned Library Facilities. A glimpse of the reading room. Old books. Recent articles by faculty. Display cases. Wooden Dental Engine. Turnkeys. Hand Operated Dental Drills. Electric Gold Foil Filling Pluggers. Complete Dental Operating Kit, Mid 1800's. Alcohol Hand Blowpipe of the 1800's.
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Washington University School of Dental Medicine, Dental Series Photographs


  • circa 1950 (Creation)


1.25 Linear Feet

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This collection consists of photographs, charts, and drawings mounted on 241 sheets of paper. The images depicit various scenes from Washington University School of Dentistry that were originally bound together in a booklet or binder. The collection of images were likely meant as an exhibit illustrating the importance of the School of Dentistry and to advocate for more funding and for rennovations to the school building.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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