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    Dr. Edward H. Angle Orthodontics Papers, 1893-1940.
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    Angle, Edward H. (Edward Hartley), 1855-1930 (author).
    Dr. Edward H. Angle Orthodontics Papers, 1893-1940.
    Phy. Description: 
    3.16 cu. ft. : 9 boxes.
    Bio / His Notes: 
    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.
    Scope and Content: 
    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.
    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.
    Gift of Dr. Allan Brodie, Head of the Department of Orthodontics, University of Illinois, to the NMAH Division of Medical Sciences, 1962. Transferred to the Archives Center April 11, 2000.
    Finding aids: 
    Register by Michael McCaffery available in repository.
    Cite as: 
    Edward H. Angle Orthodontics Papers, 1893-1940, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
    Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
    Fees for commercial reproduction.
    Rights situation uncertain.
    Dentistry -- History
    Form / Genre: 
    Letters (correspondence) -- 1900-1950
    Letters (correspondence) -- 1850-1900.
    Programs -- 1920-1930
    Photographs -- 1910-1920
    Drawings -- 1890-1940.
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Local Number: 
    2003.3050 (NMAH Acc.)
    Brodie, Allan, Dr. (donor).
    Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Item Information
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0724Add Copy to MyList

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