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Tatham Mound and the bioarchaeology of European contact : disease and depopulation in central Gulf Coast Florida / Dale L. Hutchinson ; foreword by Jerald T. Milanich

Author:
Hutchinson, Dale L  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 258 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Florida
Tatham Mound (Fla.)
Date:
2006
C2006
Spanish colony, 1565-1763
Topic:
Anthropometry  Search this
Population  Search this
Indians of North America--First contact with other peoples  Search this
Human remains (Archaeology)  Search this
Missions, Spanish--History  Search this
Ethnoarchaeology  Search this
Dental anthropology  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_820799

Joseph Henry's Letter to George Brinton McClellan (October 18, 1861)

Author:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Subject:
McClellan, George Brinton 1826-1885  Search this
Helme, William H c. 1835-1900  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 7w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
United States
Date:
October 18, 1861
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Ballooning  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Letters  Search this
Dentistry  Search this
Rhode Island  Search this
Aerial reconnaissance, American  Search this
History  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2012-0038 and SIA2012-0039
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13058

Curatorial Records, 1996-2020

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Medicine and Science  Search this
Subject:
Chelnick, Judy M  Search this
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company  Search this
William Smith College  Search this
Case Western Reserve University  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Science, Medicine, and Society  Search this
Type:
Electronic mail
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
1996
1996-2020
Topic:
Museum curators  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museums--Acquisitions  Search this
Research  Search this
Medicine--History  Search this
Dentistry--History  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus  Search this
Cardiology  Search this
Bionics  Search this
Neonatology  Search this
Drugstores  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 21-061
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2036. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted; Transferring office; 06/07/2021 memorandum, Toda to Lord; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1886-2020 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Medicine and Science]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_404588

Charles H. Land Papers

Creator:
Land, Charles H., 1847-1922  Search this
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Science, Medicine, and Society  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Patents
Financial records
Letters (correspondence)
Writings
Sermons
Articles
Date:
1860-1957
Summary:
The collection documents inventor and dentist Charles H. Land and consists of correspondence, financial records, patent records, articles, printed material, writings, sermons and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, patent records, articles, printed material, writings, sermons and photographs documenting the inventor and dentist Charles H. Land. The correspondence includes one letter written to Dr. Land, but the majority were written after Dr. Land's death and deal primarily with honors bestowed upon him and the Charles H. Land Museum. Two letters are in German. The financial materials consist of dental fees information and invoices from Baker & Company Gold, Silver and Platinum Refiners and Buffalo Dental Manufacturing Company. The patent records contain United States, Canadian, and French patents issued to Dr. Land. The writings deal exclusively with notes and letters written by Charles H. Land, Jr. in 1957. The notes describe issues surrounding the dental field. The sermons, 1860-1863, have no identified author, but three of the six sermons have titles:A.U. The Memory of a Christian Departed , P.U. Godly Sorrow , andNational Thanksgiving . There are four photographs, two of which show Dr. Land working.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into eight series.

Series 1, Biographical Materials, 1909-1915

Series 2, Correspondence, 1898-1956

Series 3, Financial Materials, 1872-1891

Series 4, Patent Records, 1877-1914

Subseries 4.1, United States Patents, 1877-1914

Subseries 4.2, Canadian and French Patents, 1887-1894

Series 5, Articles and Printed Materials, 1905-1956

Series 6, Writing of C.H. Land, Jr., 1957

Series 7, Sermons, 1860-1863

Series 8, Photographs, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Charles H. Land (1847-1922) was born in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. Educated in New York, Land studied dentistry under J.B. Meacham of Canada and from 1864-1866 joined the offices of Drs. Sherwood, Haskell and Allport in Chicago, Illinois. From 1871 until his death in 1922, Land practiced dentistry in Detroit, Michigan. In 1875, he married Evangeline Lodge of Detroit and had two children, Charles H., Jr., and Evangeline. Land originated the "Land System of Dentistry" which included many of his patented processes, especially the adaptation of porcelain to dental restorations. Many of his patents deal with devices to aid porcelain work.
Provenance:
Gift of Charles A. Lindbergh, 1965.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access: Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audiovisual materials.
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.
The Division of Science, Medicine and Society transferred the collection to the Archives Center in 2003.
Occupation:
Dentists  Search this
Topic:
Opium  Search this
Inventors -- 19th century  Search this
Inventions -- 19th century  Search this
Dentistry -- History  Search this
Dental technology -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 19th century
Patents
Financial records -- 20th century
Letters (correspondence) -- 1880-1890
Financial records -- 19th century
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Writings
Sermons
Articles
Citation:
Charles H. Land Papers, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0834
See more items in:
Charles H. Land Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8dff551ad-daed-4a4e-99ee-091fc2bc25d5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0834

Dr. Edward H. Angle Orthodontics Papers

Creator:
Brodie, Allan, Dr.  Search this
Angle, Edward H. (Edward Hartley), 1855-1930  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences  Search this
Extent:
3.16 Cubic feet (9 boxes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Radiographs
Programs
Photographs
Minutes
Letters (correspondence)
Drawings
Date:
1893-1940.
Scope and Contents note:
Business and professional papers of Dr. Edward H. Angle, relating to his pioneering work in orthodontics. The papers include letters to and from Dr. Angle; photographs, subjects including Angle, his patients, equipment, skulls and jawbones and other demonstration photographs of orthodontic subjects, including some x-ray photographs (radiographs); notes and writings, including a book manuscript with photographs; drawings; printed material including meeting minutes and programs from the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontics; and several items appearing to have no relation to dentistry or orthodontics.
Arrangement:
Divided into 5 series: 1. Biographical, 1893-1940; 2. Correspondence, 1893-1939; 3. Photographs, 1915-1917; 4. Case Studies, 1906-1933; 5. Publications, 1889-1940.
Biographical/Historical note:
Dr. Angle was an early practitioner and innovator in the field of orthodontics. He is considered the founder of Orthodontics as the first specialization in dentistry.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Dr. Allan Brodie, Head of the Department of Orthodontics, University of Illinois, 1962.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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
Topic:
Orthodontists  Search this
Orthodontics  Search this
Dentistry -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Radiographs
Programs -- 1920-1930
Photographs -- 1910-1920
Minutes
Letters (correspondence) -- 1850-1900
Letters (correspondence) -- 1900-1950
Drawings -- 1890-1940
Citation:
Edward H. Angle Orthodontics Papers, 1893-1940, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0724
See more items in:
Dr. Edward H. Angle Orthodontics Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82e72ee0d-7121-4cbf-a6a2-7e82135f48d4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0724
Online Media:

James Beall Morrison Correspondence

Collector:
Morrison, James Beall, ?-1917  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences  Search this
Donor:
Reynolds, Roger  Search this
Reynolds, Allene  Search this
Author:
Garrett, H. S.  Search this
Tomes, Charles S.  Search this
Sercombe, Edwin  Search this
Extent:
10 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1869-1873
Summary:
Ten letters from London dentists to Morrison, a dentist and inventor, discussing his improved dental engine and improved dental chair. Eight letters are from Edwin Sercombe, with one from H. S. Garrett and another from Charles S. Tomes.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of ten letters, arranged chronologically, received by Dr. Morrison between 1869 and 1873. All are from dentists in London and all but two are from Dr. Edwin Sercombe, Morrison's good friend and leading advocate on his behalf in England. Sercombe's letters are the most interesting. He writes about Morrison's dental engine and its warm reception in London: "All who have it are delighted with it and I hope before long every man of any claim to consideration must have it" (February 11, 1873). Although he suggests minor improvements in some of its features, Sercombe was pleased with how well it worked. Without prior approval, but on Morrison's behalf, he even entered the engine he was using in his own practice into an International Exhibition held in London in the summer of 1873.

Sercombe also describes alterations he made to his own dental chair and writes that he was eagerly awaiting Morrison's new and improved chair; he repeatedly requests Morrison to send him one, without delay. These letters indicate that Morrison was actively working on his dental chair long before it was patented in 1887. In addition, Sercombe writes about his own practice and about dentists whom both he and Morrison knew. Among the latter was Dr. Thomas Evans, the American dentist who rescued the French Empress from Paris during the Franco Prussian War of 1870. Sercombe evidently did not like Dr. Evans, referring to him as "your friend" in one letter and criticizing his dental work in another.
Arrangement:
Arranged chronologically.
Biographical / Historical:
Dr. James Beall Morrison began his study of dentistry in Steubenville, Ohio, in 1848, by apprenticing in the office of two established dentists. After a year or so, he formed a partnership with one of them and they set up a travelling practice among the towns in the area. By 1857, Morrison had gone to St. Louis, Missouri, where he practiced dentistry with his brother, William, until 1861 or 1862. He then went to practice in Paris for about a year, which he followed with six years of practice in London. He then returned to Missouri, where he practiced dentistry and worked at improving dental equipment until his death in December 1917.

Morrison had developed an aptitude for the mechanical side of dentistry early on, particularly during his apprenticeship in Steubenville. An example of his denture work, exhibited before the Ohio State Board of Agriculture in 1852, had been awarded a first prize. His first major contribution to dentistry came in 1871, when he developed and patented the first practical dental engine. Morrison's "bracket engine" consisted of a moveable arm and handpiece, both of which could be operarated by either foot power or other (belt driven) energy source. This was the pioneer of power driven dental tools. Later, in 1887, Morrison patented an improved dental operating chair which provided a wide range of movement.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Roger and Allene Reynolds, November 21, 1991.
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
Topic:
Dental technology -- History  Search this
Dentistry  Search this
Dentistry -- History  Search this
Inventors -- 19th century  Search this
Inventions -- 19th century  Search this
Citation:
James Beall Morrison Correspondence, 1869-1873, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0442
See more items in:
James Beall Morrison Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f1868bd4-2afa-4c00-b5ae-78f21519e147
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0442
Online Media:

Dental History and the Smithsonian Institution

Author:
Blake, John B  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Medical Sciences  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
Date:
1961
Topic:
Dentistry  Search this
Materia medica  Search this
Medicine--History  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2978

The tales teeth tell : development, evolution, behavior / Tanya M. Smith

Author:
Smith, Tanya M.  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 277 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2018
Topic:
Dental anthropology  Search this
Dental calculus--Study and teaching  Search this
Teeth--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1100822

Making the American mouth : dentists and public health in the twentieth century / Alyssa Picard

Author:
Picard, Alyssa  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 226 p. : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2009
C2009
20th century
Topic:
Dental public health--History  Search this
Dentistry--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_919283

Fine and foul art of dentistry

Author:
Barnett, Richard 1980-  Search this
Author:
Wellcome Collection  Search this
Physical description:
255 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Illustrated works
History
Date:
2017
Topic:
Medical illustration  Search this
Medical illustration--History  Search this
Dentistry--History  Search this
Dental instruments and apparatus--History  Search this
Teeth--Care and hygiene--History  Search this
Teeth--Extraction--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1080385

Vijf eeuwen tandheelkunde in de Nederlandse en Vlaamse kunst / F.E.R. de Maar

Author:
Maar, F. E. R. de  Search this
Physical description:
304 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., ports. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Netherlands
Date:
1993
Topic:
Dentistry in art--History  Search this
Dentistry--History  Search this
Call number:
N8217.D6 M33 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_806853

The dentist and his tools / written by Dr. Audrey B. Davis ; produced by Tobia Frankel ; photographs by Smithsonian Institution

Author:
Davis, Audrey B  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Physical description:
[10] p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
1979
[197-?]
Topic:
Dental instruments and apparatus--History  Search this
Dentistry--History  Search this
Call number:
RK681 .D38 1970z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_807992

Dental books etc. gifted to the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Author:
Campbell, J. Menzies (John Menzies) 1887-  Search this
Royal College of Surgeons of England  Search this
Physical description:
55 leaves ; 26 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Date:
1974
1974?]
Topic:
Dentistry--History  Search this
Call number:
RK51.5 .D46 1974a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_736228

A sourcebook of dental medicine : being a documentary history of dentistry and stomatology from the earliest times to the middle of the twentieth century / Gerald Shklar, David Chernin

Author:
Shklar, Gerald  Search this
Chernin, David A. 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 839 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2002
Topic:
Dentistry--History  Search this
Oral medicine--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_739386

Dental practice in Europe at the end of the 18th century / edited by Christine Hillam

Author:
Hillam, Christine  Search this
Physical description:
518 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Europe
Date:
2003
18th century
Topic:
Dentistry  Search this
Dentistry--History  Search this
Call number:
RK34.E85 D46 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_741555

Biocultural histories in La Florida : a bioarchaeological perspective / Christopher M. Stojanowski

Author:
Stojanowski, Christopher M (Christopher Michael) 1973-  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 193 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Southern States
Florida
Date:
2005
C2005
Spanish colony, 1565-1763
Topic:
Missions  Search this
Anthropometry  Search this
Population  Search this
Missions, Spanish--History  Search this
Ethnoarchaeology  Search this
Human remains (Archaeology)  Search this
Dental anthropology  Search this
History  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_789465

The genesis of dental education in the United States / Van Broadus Dalton

Author:
Dalton, Van Broadus 1885-  Search this
Physical description:
216 p.: ill., ports.; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1946
C1946
Topic:
Dentistry--History  Search this
Dentistry--Societies  Search this
Dentistry--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
RK34.U6 D35 1946
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_606847

The dental cosmos, August 1859, vol. 1, no. 1 : a monthly record of dental science, devoted to the interests of the profession / edited by J.D. White, J.H. McQuillen, Geo. J. Ziegler

Author:
White, James William 1826-1891  Search this
Physical description:
56 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2001
1859
C2001
Topic:
Dentistry  Search this
Dentistry--History  Search this
Call number:
RK1 .D3X 1859
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_686338

Surgical and dental instruments catalogues from the Civil War era : Snowden and Brother (1860) and John Weiss and Son (1863) / with a newintroduction by James M. Edmonson

Title:
Catalogue of surgical and dental instruments, elastic trusses, medical saddle bags, abdominal supporters, shoulder braces, and druggists' sundries
Catalogue of surgical instruments, apparatus, appliances, etc
Author:
Snowden and Brother  Search this
John Weiss & Son (London, England)  Search this
John Weiss & Son (London, England) Catalogue of surgical instruments, apparatus, appliances, etc  Search this
National Museum of Health and Medicine (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
19th century
Topic:
Surgical instruments and apparatus  Search this
Dental instruments and apparatus  Search this
Medicine--History--Sources  Search this
Dentistry--History--Sources  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_538289

How it evolved : dentistry's pursuit for excellence / Richard A. Glenner

Title:
Dentistry's pursuit for excellence
Author:
Glenner, Richard A  Search this
Physical description:
106 p. : ill., port. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Dental instruments and apparatus--History  Search this
Dentistry--History  Search this
Dentistry, Operative--History  Search this
Call number:
RK681 .G54 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_539263

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