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Charles H. Land Papers, 1860-1957

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Collector:
Land, Charles H. 1847-1922
Science, Medicine and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Donor:
Lindbergh, Charles A (Charles Augustus) 1902-1974
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. : 1 box and 1 oversize folder
Type:
Sermons
Collection descriptions
Articles
Financial records
Patents
Writings
Letters (correspondence)
Photographs
Date:
1860
1860-1957
19th century
20th century
1880-1890
Notes:
A Detroit dentist, Dr. Land was an innovator and an inventor in the dental field, developing and patenting numerous tools, equipment, and techniques.
Summary:
A few papers relating to Dr. Land's dental practice, but most relating to his inventions and innovations in the dental field. Papers include 4 photographs, including two of Dr. Land at work; letters, only one written by Dr. Land, most written after his death and relating to matters such as honors bestowed on him; writings, some by Dr. Land, while others about him appear to be by his son; patent documents; financial documents, mostly invoices for products and materials ordered by Dr. Land; printed material such as medical journals and articles; and two miscellaneous documents: a mining license, 1909, issued to Land, and a tax document relating to the distribution of opium. Six sermons, 1860-1863, are by an unknown author.
Cite as:
Charles H. Land Papers, 1860-1957, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Charles A. Lindbergh
Topic:
Inventions
Inventors
Dentists
Dentistry--History
Dental technology--History
Opium
Local number:
2003.3048 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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