TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Container List

Records 1897-1968

RG 141, Hartford Dental Society

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

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Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Hartford Dental Society
Title: Hartford Dental Society records
Dates: 1897-1968
Quantity: 2 cubic feet
Abstract: Established in 1897, the Hartford Dental Society (HDS) is a professional association whose members are dentists in the Greater Hartford area.
Identification: RG141
Accession: 1928-026
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

Established in 1897, the Hartford Dental Society (HDS) is a professional association whose members are dentists in the Greater Hartford area. According to their website, "The mission of the Hartford Dental Society is to cultivate the science and art of dentistry and all its collateral branches; to elevate and sustain the professional character of its members and to disseminate knowledge pertaining to the advancement of health."

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Scope and Content

The records contain minutes of meetings, which also include some minutes for the executive committee and officers of the Society, notices of meetings, treasurer’s records, and stenographic notes of a 1932 post graduate course on oral diagnosis.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

These records are stored at an off-site facility and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.

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 092, Dental Commission, 1893-1950

RG 140, Connecticut State Dental Association, 1864-1965

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Index Terms

Organizations:

Hartford Dental Society

Subjects:

Dentistry -- Connecticut -- Societies, etc
Dentists -- Connecticut
Hartford (Conn.) -- History -- Sources
Hartford Dental Society -- Records and correspondence

Document Types:

Checkbooks
Correspondence
Financial records
Minutes
Proceedings

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Administrative Information

Provenance

On February 28, 1928, Volume 2 of minutes of the Hartford Dental Society was deposited in the Connecticut State Library by Dr. Edward Eberle. Volume 1 of minutes of the Society was deposited in the Connecticut State Library at an earlier time, but the exact date is unknown.

On May 4, 1932, Stenographic Notes of Post Graduate Course in Oral Diagnosis was deposited in the Connecticut State Library by Dr. S.L. Beckwith-Ewell.

On June 15, 1933, four volumes of Treasurer's account books were deposited in the Connecticut State Library by Dr. S.L. Beckwith-Ewell.

On July 17, 1934, Volume 3 of minutes of the Hartford Dental Society was deposited in the Connecticut State Library by Dr. Eugene M. Clifford, Secretary of the Society.

On June 27, 1935, check stub register (1933-1935) was deposited in the Connecticut State Library by Dr. S.L. Beckwith-Ewell.

In 1936, one volume of minutes of the Hartford Dental Society, for the time frame of June 11, 1934-May 9-1938, was deposited in the Connecticut State Library by Dr. William F. O'Meara, Secretary of the Society.

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Container List

Records, 1897-1968
Box
1. Minutes, 1897 February 13-1968 April 8
Volume 1, 1897 February 13-1908 September 14, 1 volume 1
Volume 2, 1908 October 12-1923 May 14, 1 volume
Volume 3, 1923 September 10-1934 May 14, 1 volume
Also contains an insert of the constitution of the Society that was adopted January 8, 1934.
1934 June 11-1938 May 9, 1 volume 2
1938 June 7-1956 May 14, 1 volume
1956 May 22-1958 April 13, 1 folder
1958 May 22-1964 April 13, 1 volume
1964 May 11-1966 April 11, 1 volume 3
1966 May 9-1968 April 8, 1 volume
2. Notices of meetings, 1941-1947, 1 folder
3. Proceedings of 50th anniversary program, 1947, 1 envelope
4. Treasurer's records, 1897-1935
Treasurer's account books, 1897 February 5-1921 May 7, 4 volumes 3
1897 February 5-1910 June 12, 1 volume
1910 May 11-1915 June 7, 1 volume
1911 September 18-1916 May 1, 1 volume
1915 May 10-1921 May 7, 1 volume
Checkbook, 1931 January 20-1933 May 22, 1 volume
Check stub register, 1933-1935, 1 volume 4
Bank statements and checks, 1933-1935, 1 envelope
Bank statements and receipts pertaining to Child Dental Week, 1933, 1 folder
5. Stenographic notes of post graduate course in oral diagnosis, 1932, 1 volume
This volume was given under the auspices of Hartford Dental Society in cooperation with Trinity College and by instructors furnished by Harvard Dental School.