Documents, correspondence, ephemera, and a photograph relating to the World's Columbian Dental Congress, Chicago, Illinois, 1892-1893.
Scope and Contents
The Northwestern University G.V. Black digitized collection contains 43 manuscripts, 100 letters and several photographs covering the period between 1867 and 1915. Some of the more important items in the collection are: correspondence between Dr. Black and Dr. Frederick S. McKay from the turn of the century that focus on mottled enamel of teeth and early hypotheses on water and fluoridation; correspondence, program announcements and other memorabilia from the World Dental Congress held in conjunction with the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893; a manuscript on zoo chemistry.
- From the Collection: Black, G. V. (Greene Vardiman), 1836-1915 (Person)
Onsite access to the collection is open to researchers during posted library hours without restriction. For the digitized items in this collection, Public Domain Mark 1.0 applies, as they have been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.
From the Collection: 6 Boxes
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
The World's Columbian Dental Congress was held in Chicago, Illinois, August 1893, in conjunction with the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. The transactions of the Congress were published in a 2 volume set (cited below): World's Columbian Dental Congress (1893 : Chicago, Ill.). Transactions of the World's Columbian Dental Congress. Chicago (Ill.) : Knight, Leonard & Co., 1894. The documents and correspondence provide some insight into the planning for the Congress. Dr. Black was the Chairman of the World's Columbian Dental Congress Committee on Nomenclature.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original materials kept in Box 5.
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