Author Biographical Info

Dr. Dow collected for more than fifty years, ultimately amassing what was referred to as "the largest privately owned dental library in the country." Dr. Dow's collection was international and, while focused on late 19th century and early 20th century works, contained some manuscripts dating to the 1600s. See more at https://archives.library.tmc.edu/rb-003.

Publication Date

1530

Keywords

McGovern Rare Book Collection, Thomas D. Dow (Collector), books, books » rare books

Abstract

Thomas Dow, DDS was a dentist in Michigan who collected books on dentistry and records of dental society during the first half of the 20th century. His collection was international and, while focused on late 19th century and early 20th century works, contains some manuscripts dating to the 1600s. In the early 1960’s the University of Texas Dental Branch (UTDB) Library purchased his collection. In 2010, Dr. Dow’s collection and other historical books on dentistry were transferred to The TMC Library. See more at RB 003.

Comments

The University of Texas Dental School rare books about dentistry in 2010. The majority of these books were collected by Dr. Thomas Dow in the early 20th century. Accruals may occur for this collection.

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