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Collector:
Ivy, Robert Henry, 1881-1974  Search this
Donor:
Lamp, Robert A.  Search this
Names:
Blair, Vilray Papin, 1871-1955  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Writings
Reports
Articles
Journals (periodicals)
Photographs
Letters (correspondence)
Slides (photographs)
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1901-1972
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes letters, many of which are of an honorary nature such as awards and appointments, some of which relate to his publishing activities and others to medical or military subjects; slides and photographs of patients; a few photographs relating to his military service; writings, journal articles written by Ivy and by others; articles; reports; reference materials; and a 16mm film.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Biographical / Historical:
Ivy was an oral surgeon who specialized in patients with cleft lips and cleft palates. Born in London, Ivy emigrated to the U.S at the age of 6, but went back to England to attend the Emmanuel School. At the age of 18 years in 1898, Dr. Ivy attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He then attended University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He served as the first dental intern in the United States in 1901 at the Philadelphia General Hospital. Dr. Ivy worked as an assistant to Dr. Vilrary Blair at the Surgeon's General Office in Washington in 1917. Later he was assigned to Base Hospital in France, which saw many patients with face, head and jaw injuries. He wrote a textbook called Applied Anatomy and Oral Surgery for Dental Students.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Robert Lamp, 2016.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Occupation:
Dentists  Search this
Physicians  Search this
Oral surgeons  Search this
Surgeons  Search this
Topic:
Medicine  Search this
Cleft palate  Search this
Face -- Surgery  Search this
Surgery, Plastic  Search this
Mouth -- Surgery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Writings -- 20th century
Reports -- 20th century
Articles -- 20th century
Journals (periodicals) -- 20th century
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 20th century
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Slides (photographs) -- 20th century
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 20th century
Citation:
Robert H. Ivy Papers, 1901-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1411
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1411