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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Dental School



For a history of Northwestern University's Dental School, see Clifton O. Dummett and Lois Doyle Dummett, Culture and Education in Dentistry at Northwestern University, 1891-1993 (Chicago: Northwestern University Dental School, 1993). The Dental School closed in 2001.

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Baker Scrapbook

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 12-29-13
Dates: 1894 - 1931; Agreement Received: 2012-04-02

Dental School Alumni Association golf outing, 1934 June 13

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Silent, black and white film of the Northwestern University Dental School Alumni Association’s annual golf outing at the Skokie Country Club on June 13, 1934. Begins with a brief view of the clubhouse and grounds before showing foursomes of men standing together, talking and interacting, and each man teeing off. Some shots of men putting, playing tennis, luncheon at the clubhouse in Reel 2, and the presentation of the Dean’s cup to J. Earl Harris, DDS in Reel 3. Includes both factual and...
Dates: 1934 June 13

Dental School Alumni Association golf outing, 1935 June 13

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Silent, color film of the annual Northwestern University Dental School Alumni Association homecoming golf event on June 13, 1935 at Butterfield Country Club in Oak Brook, Illinois. Shows men on the golf course as well as scenic views of the country club grounds. Intertitle cards identify some of the men shown and describe the footage. Men identified include: Reel 1 - Eddie O’Grady, president Hugo Fisher, Clare Frame, secretary Edgar W. Swanson, film director Ben Partridge, and...
Dates: 1935 June 13

Dental School Alumni Association golf outing, 1936 June 11

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Color and black and white, silent film of the Northwestern University Dental School alumni golf outing on June 11, 1936, at Bunker Hill Country Club in Chicago. Reel 1 shows men on the golf course, the country club grounds, the gardens, and cars in the parking lot, and Reel 2 shows the presentation of the Dean's cup to Al Young. Intertitle cards identify some of the men shown and describe the footage. A title card describes the film as the "Third annual official movie record of alumni play...
Dates: 1936 June 11

Northwestern University Dental School Deceased Alumni Records

Identifier: 13/3

The Northwestern University Dental School Deceased Alumni Records consist of three card-file boxes of 3” x 5” index cards containing information about alumni/alumnae of the Dental School. The records span the years 1892 to 1947 and consist of file cards. Graduates include dental hygienists as well as dentists. Information on each card is generally sparse, limited in most cases to graduation year, address at graduation, last known address, date of death, and source of information.

Dates: ca. 1892-1947

Records of the Dental School Faculty, Staff and Alumni

Identifier: 13/4
Abstract The Records of the Dental School Faculty, Staff, and Alumni consist of ten card-file boxes of 3x5 index cards. Faculty cards include dates and courses taught (sometimes including degrees and the institution from which the degree was received). Cards of staff provide employment dates and title; positions range from laboratory maid to stenographer to technician or dental assistant. Alumni cards are relatively uninformative, usually listing only the address of the student, his or her degree,...
Dates: ca. 1890-1980

Northwestern University Dental School Film Collection

Identifier: ghsl-17

This is an artificial collection of 6 films created by or collected by Northwestern University Dental School, spanning the years 1929 to circa 1947. It includes both unedited footage and produced films that relate to the cultural and institutional history of the dental school.

Dates: 1929-circa 1947

Dental School Special Post-Graduate Courses

Identifier: 13/5
Abstract The records of the Dental School's Special Post-graduate Courses fill two and a half boxes and span the years 1933-1955. Courses are foldered individually, and are arranged chronologically by the date of the course. Folders for each course typically contain correspondence, brochures describing the course, syllabi, lists of registrants, registration forms, and occasional photographs of the attendees. The original folders, with the basic information relating to each course printed on...
Dates: 1933-1955

Dental School Student Records

Identifier: 13/1

This series, filling 128 boxes, consists of records relating to graduates of programs offered by the Northwestern University Dental School, dating between 1901 and 1980.

Dates: 1901-1980

Dental School Student Records (Microfiche)

Identifier: 13/6

The microfiche records date between approximately 1905 and 1995 (indicating the graduating year of the student) and are arranged alphabetically by the surname of the student. Information on the microfiche includes application forms, correspondence, and grade records or transcripts. This information may duplicate Dental School student records held elsewhere in the Archives.

Dates: 1905-1995

Dental School Student Transcripts

Identifier: 13/2

This series is comprised of Dental School student transcripts dating from the graduation years ca. 1930 through 1988. The series is organized into three components: transcripts for students pursuing the D.D.S. degree, those of students enrolled in graduate (post D.D.S.–degree) dental studies, and those of students pursuing a diploma, certificate, or degree in dental hygiene.

Dates: 1930 - 1988

Golden Anniversary of Northwestern University Dental School, 1937 June

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Silent, color film of the celebration of Northwestern University Dental School’s 50th anniversary in 1937.Reel 1 includes Dean Arthur D. Black speaking to alumni, demonstrations of research into caries (cavities) with doctors and nurses working on samples with various types of lab equipment, members of the honors class at a banquet and the Alumni Association golf outing at the Edgewood Valley Country Club in La Grange. Reel 2 includes the golf outing and presentation of the...
Dates: 1937 June

G.V. Black as a scientist, 1900

Identifier: autogend1e6452

Dr. Black is operating his machine for the grinding of microscopic sections of teeth and bone in his laboratory in the Northwestern University Dental School.

Dates: 1900

G.V. Black as an administrator, 1897

Identifier: autogend1e6527

Dr. Black , the second dean of the Northwestern University Dental School, with other faculty members including Thomas Gilmer and Frederick Noyes.

Dates: 1897

[Moving Pictures of Northwestern Dental School], circa 1929-30

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: contains graphic surgical content as well as views of a partially dissected human cadaver.Silent, black and white film taken by Sheridan C. Waite, DDS, showing various unknown operations, presented without context and sometimes obscured by the surgeons’ hands. Includes oral surgeries, surgeries on the neck, throat, and other unknown body parts, as well as display of veins and tendons on the left side of the face and neck of a cadaver. Surgeries are interspersed with...
Dates: circa 1929-30

Al Lawrence Pastoret Papers

Identifier: 31/6/135

Al Lawrence Pastoret studied dentistry at the Northwestern University Dental School until 1918 during which time he served in the N.U. Unit at Base Hospital #12 in Chicago. The collection spans one box and includes various notebooks and other materials from A. L. Pastoret’s time in the Northwestern University Dental School.

Dates: 1917-1976, 2010; Other: Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2010

Additional filters:

Collection 9
Archival Object 7
Unprocessed Material 1
Dental students 6
Golf courses 3
Education, Dental 2
Photographs 2
Chicago (Ill.) 1