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Dental School Student Records

Identifier: 13/1

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Scope and Contents

Records include completed applications for admission to the Dental School, sometimes accompanied by student essay; transcripts documenting students' coursework completed at undergraduate institutions, professional schools and, occasionally, high schools; scores from standardized dental examinations; correspondence; and related materials. The application for admission form typically notes each student's full name; address; birth date; social security number; information relating to parents; name of college, university, or professional school attended along with date of degree; and the names of personal references. Forms for classes graduating through 1977 generally include basic information on students' physical characteristics and personal finances.


  • 1901-1980


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted; consultation with University Archivist required prior to use.


128.00 Boxes

Language of Materials



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.

Arrangement Note

The records are arranged first chronologically according to year of students' graduation. Within annual groups the records are foldered alphabetically according to student surname.

Method of Acquisition

Gwen Bohlke, Northwestern University Dental School, transferred these records to the University Archives on February 12, 1988 (Accession #88-39).

Related Materials

Series 13/3 (3 card-file boxes) Northwestern University Dental School Deceased Alumni Records, circa 1892-1947

Series 13/6 (Microfiche) Dental School Student Records, 1905-1995

Processing Information

Pamela Nasution, Harold Taylor, and Robert Stephan; February 18, 1988.

Guide to the Dental School Student Records
Pamela Nasution, Harold Taylor, and Robert Stephan
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Library Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US