TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Container List

Records 1893-1950

RG 092, Connecticut State Dental Commission

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2008 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Connecticut State Dental Commission
Title: Dental Commission records
Dates: 1893-1950
Quantity: 4 cubic feet
Abstract: Established in 1893, the Connecticut Dental Commission regulates the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene including examining and licensing of dentists and dental hygienists. Originally an independent entity, the Commission became part of the Department of Public Health in 1979.
Identification: RG092
Accession: T002767
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

Established in 1893, the Connecticut Dental Commission regulates the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene including examining and licensing of dentists and dental hygienists. Originally an independent entity, the Commission became part of the Department of Public Health in 1979.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of applications for licenses, lists of dentists in Connecticut, meeting minutes, and photographs. The collection also includes the license of Dr. Evangeline Roberts Jones, the first woman in the United States to practice dentistry full-time to support herself and her family.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Related Material

RG 140, Connecticut State Dental Association, 1864-1965

RG 141, Hartford Dental Society, 1897-1968

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Index Terms

Organizations:

Connecticut State Dental Commission

Occupations:

Dentists

Subjects:

Connecticut State Dental Commission -- Records and correspondence
Dentists -- Connecticut
Dentists -- Licenses -- Connecticut

Document Types:

Application forms
Bills (legislative records)
Lists
Minutes
Photographs

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Container List

Records, 1893-1950
1. Applications, 1893-1950
Original applications for the licensing of dentists and dental hygienists. Includes applications which were not approved.
For the most part, the applications are in bound volumes. Some volumes contain several parts. Bound volumes arranged chronologically, then alphabetically within volume.
Applications not bound, 1911-1914 Box 1
Applications of those who did not pass, 1931-1940
Duplicates of Volume 4 , 1906-1910, 3 folders
Volume 4 is Item 10.
Applications, 1893, 1 volume Item 2
Aplications for registration, 1893-1901, 1 volume Item 4 (Vol. 1)
Duplicates, 1893 January 23 - 1900 June 1, 1 volume Item 5 (Vol. 1B)
Applications for license, 1893-1900, 1 volume Item 6 (Vol. 2)
Applications for license, 1900 June 1 - 1901 July 1, 1 volume Item 7 (Vol. 2A)
Applications for registration, 1893 November-December, 1 volume Item 8 (Vol. 2B)
Applications for License, 1901-1905, 1 volume Item 9 (Vol. 3)
Applications for license, 1906-1910, 1 volume Item 10 (Vol. 4)
Application for license, 1911-1915, 1 volume Item 11 (Vol. 5)
Application for license, 1916-1920, 1 volume Item 12 (Vol. 6)
Application for license, dentists, 1921-1930, 1 volume Item 13 (Vol. 7)
Application for license, hygienists, 1921-1930, 1 volume Item 14 (Vol. 8)
Unlicensed, hygienists and dentists, 1915-1928, 1 volume Item 15 (Vol. 9)
Application for license, dentists, A-K, 1931-1940, 1 volume Item 16 (Vol. 10 Part 1)
Apploication for license, dentists, L-Z, 1931-1940, 1 volume Item 17 (Vol. 10 Part 2)
Application for license, hygienists , 1931-1940, 1 volume Item 18 (Vol. 11)
Application for license, dentists, A-Z, 1941-1948, 1 volume Item 19 (Vol. 12)
Application for license, hygienists, 1941-1950, 1 volume Item 20 (Vol. 13)
2. List of dentists in Connecticut, 1901, 1 volume Item 3
The list was compiled by the postmasters at the request of the dental commissioner.
Postmaster's lists of dentists residing in each town in the state.
3. Records of the Dental Commissioners of Connecticut, 1893-1901 Box 21
Includes copies of legislation pertaining to the establishment of the commission, minutes of meetings, and copies of examinations.
4. Registration numbers and a list of those unregistered, circa 1900
5. Sample forms, circa 1900
6. Photographs, 1941-1950 Box 22
Photographs taken from applications of dentists and dental hygienists.