Author Biographical Info

The Texas Dental College was established in Houston in 1905. It operated in the upstairs quarters on the north side of Franklin avenue between Main street and Fannin street. The University took over the dental college as of September 1, 1943 leaving Dr. Elliott as the dean. Today the University Of Texas School Of Dentistry occupies handsome quarters in the Texas Medical Center, provided by funds from the State of Texas, the M.D. Anderson Foundation and the Houston Chamber of Commerce.


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Dentistry--Study and teaching, Houston (TX), University of Texas, University of Texas System Board of Regents, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, Greater Houston Dental Society, American Dental Association, American College of Dentists, photographs, manuals (instructional materials), publications (documents), brochures, memorandums, ephemera (general object genre), curricula, catalogs (documents)


The collection includes items such as photographs and elevation drawings for the building that was built in the 1950s. The collection also includes information about the accreditation of the school as well as it's curriculum. Curriculum resources include teacher guides, study materials, and course catalogs and schedules. The collection also directories from UT Dental Branch as well as Texas Dental Journal and Houston District Dental Society. See more at IC 009.


This material was received in the spring of 2010 as gift from the University of Texas Dental Branch library, which was being downsized to an area that lacked necesary storage space. It is unclear when the materials in Series VII: Adendum were donated. Other materials may be added to this collection in the future.



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