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School of Dental Medicine. Student Records
1859-1978 (bulk 1879-1969)

UPC 4.6

97.0 Cubic feet

Prepared by J.M. Duffin

December 2016

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

PROVENANCE

Transferred from the School of Dental Medicine in 1962 (1962:33), 1967 (1967:7), 1968 (1968:49), 2015 (2015:018), 2016 (2016:055).

 

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ARRANGEMENT NOTE

Organized in eight series: Transcript Records, 1879-1978; Matriculation Registers, 1908-1964; Matriculation Forms 1897-1924; Admission Records, 1897-1957; Class Records and Student Files, 1924-1969; Graduation Record, 1878-1954; Court Orders, 1928-1943; Index Cards.

All the contents of the series or subseries are arranged chronologically. The Transcript Records and Class Records and Student Files series are arranged first by degree granting program and then chronologically. The chronological arrangement of most of the transcript and student files is by year of graduation.

 

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SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The School of Dental Medicine Student Records document the academic careers of students who attended the school from its founding in 1879 to 1969. The documentation ranges from matriculation registers, grade books and transcript sheets to application forms and correspondence.

The official academic records begin in a bound volume format and transition to individual sheets around 1920. In addition to recording the grades students received, the transcripts include basic biographical data, such as place of birth, names of parents, occupations, prior education and (after 1933) photographs.

Information regarding individual student’s academic career can be found in the Class Records and Student Files series. Prior training and education is well documented in the Credentials subseries of the Admission Records series. These often contain transcripts and certificates from other schools – many outside the United States.

NOTE: Access to the records is restricted for all living alumni according the provisions of Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Protocolls of the University Archives and Records Center.

 

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RELATED ARCHIVAL MATERIALS

All theses required for graduation (up to 1885) are housed with the Special Collections, Rare Book and Manuscripts center of the University of Pennsylvania Libraries. Student records for the schools that merged with the School of Dental Medicine are part of those individual school's records at the University Archives.

 

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CONTROLLED ACCESS HEADINGS

Corporate Name(s)

  • Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery.
  • University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.

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INVENTORY

 

Transcript Records 1879-1978  (Bulk, 1879-1969)

Box

Folder

Dental Medicine 

Classes of 1879 to 1920 

Volume: "Examination Marks" (includes three-year students of Class of 1921) 

 76

 

Classes of 1897 to 1914 

Volume: "Record of Examination Marks" 

 77

 

Microfilm: "Record of Examination Marks" 

85

1

Class of 1921 

 65

 

Class of 1922 

 65

 

Class of 1923 

 65

 

Class of 1924 

 65

 

Class of 1925 

 65

 

Class of 1927 

 66

 

Class of 1928 

 66

 

Class of 1929 

 67

 

Class of 1930 

 67

 

Class of 1931 (incomplete) 

 67

 

Dental Medicine, Graduates 

Class of 1933 

A - J 

68

1

K- P 

68

2

R - Z 

68

3

Class of 1934 

A - J 

68

4

K - R 

68

5

S - Z 

68

6

Class of 1935 

A - G 

68

7

H - P 

68

8

R - Z 

68

9

Class of 1936 

A - K 

68

10

L - Z 

68

11

Class of 1937 

A - L 

68

12

M - Z 

68

13

Class of 1938 

A - G 

68

14

G - O 

68

15

P - Z 

68

16

Class of 1939 

A - H 

68

17

I - R 

68

18

S - Z 

68

19

Microfilm 

1921 - 1928, Val 

85

3

1928, Van - 1939, Ta 

85

4

Dental Hygiene, Graduates 

Registration Records 

Class of 1926 

70

16

Class of 1931 

70

17

Class of 1932 

70

18

Class of 1933 

70

19

Class of 1934 

70

20

Class of 1935 

70

21

Class of 1936 

70

22

Class of 1937 

70

23

Class of 1938 

70

24

Class of 1939 

72

1

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Matriculation Registers 1908-1964 

Box

Folder

Microfilm: Dental Medicine, 1908-1920 

85

2

Microfilm: Dental Medicine, 1920-1934; Dental Hygene, 1924-1951 

85

2

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Matriculation Forms 1897-1907, 1918-1924 

Box

Folder

Class of 1897 

A - K 

74

1

L - S 

74

2

T - Z 

74

3

Class of 1898 

A - F 

74

4

G - L 

74

5

M - Z 

74

6

Class of 1899 

A - E 

74

7

F - K 

74

8

L - R 

74

9

S - Z 

74

10

Class of 1900 

A - E 

74

11

F - K 

74

12

L - O 

74

13

P - S 

74

14

T - Z 

74

15

Class of 1901 

A - E 

74

16

F - J 

74

17

K - O 

74

18

P - S 

74

19

T - Z 

74

20

Class of 1902 

A - E 

74

21

F - L 

74

22

M - R 

74

23

S - Z 

74

24

Class of 1903 

A - F 

74

25

G - O 

74

26

P - Z 

74

27

Class of 1904 

A - F 

74

28

G - N 

74

29

O - Z 

74

30

Class of 1905 

A - F 

74

31

G - L 

74

32

M - S 

74

33

T - Z 

74

34

Class of 1906 

A - E 

74

35

F - N 

74

36

O - Z 

74

37

Class of 1907 

A - E 

74

38

F - M 

74

39

N - Z 

74

40

Class of 1918 

A - F 

75

1

G - L 

75

2

M - S 

75

3

T - Z 

75

4

Special course 

75

5

Class of 1919 

A - F 

75

6

G - L 

75

7

M - S 

75

8

T - Z 

75

9

Refresher course 

75

10

Withdrawals 

75

11

Class of 1920 

75

12

Class of 1921 

B - L 

75

13

M - Z 

75

14

Three-year course 

75

15

Withdrawals 

75

16

Class of 1922 

C - L 

75

17

M - Z 

75

18

Withdrawals 

75

19

Class of 1923 

A - F 

75

20

G - L 

75

21

M - R 

75

22

S - Z 

75

23

Withdrawals 

75

24

Class of 1924 

A - F 

75

25

G - L 

75

26

M - R 

75

27

S - Z 

75

28

Special Courses, Postgraduate Courses 

1917-1918 

75

29

1918-1919 

75

30

1919-1920 

75

31

1920-1921 

75

32

1921-1922 

75

33

1923-1924 

75

34

1924-1925 

75

35

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Admission Records 1897-1957 

Box

Folder

Credentials, Dental Medicine (Individual files) ca. 1906-1957 

ca. 1906 - ca. 1914 

A - C 

 1

 

D - H 

 2

 

I - M 

 3

 

N - Sn 

 4

 

So - Z 

 5

 

1919-1920 

 6

 

1920-1921 

 6

 

1923-1924 

 7

 

1924-1925 

 7

 

1924-1925: L - O, T - Z 

 8

 

1925-1926: A - R 

 8

 

1925-1926: S - Z 

 9

 

1927-1928: A - M 

 9

 

1927-1928: N - Z 

 10

 

1927-1928: Unfiled envelopes (mostly S) 

 11

 

1929-1930 

 11

 

1930-1931 

 12

 

1931-1932 

 13

 

1932-1933 

 14

 

1933-1934 

 15

 

1934-1935 

 16

 

1935-1936 

 17

 

1936-1937: A - R 

 18

 

1936-1937: S - Z 

 19

 

1943, December (Special graduates) 

 23

 

Pennsylvania Credentials Sent, 1942-1943 

 25

 

Credentials, Dental Medicine and Dental Hygiene (Lists) 1901-1940 

Session of 1901-1902 

81

1

Session of 1902-1903 

81

2

Session of 1903-1904 

81

3

Session of 1904-1905 

81

4

Session of 1905-1906 

81

5

Session of 1906-1907 

81

6

Session of 1907-1908 

81

7

Session of 1908-1909 

81

8

Session of 1909-1910 

81

9

Session of 1910-1911 

81

10

Session of 1911-1912 

81

11

Session of 1912-1913 

81

12

Session of 1913-1914 

81

13

Session of 1914-1915 

81

14

Session of 1915-1916 

81

15

Session of 1916-1917 

81

16

Session of 1917-1918 

81

17

Session of 1918-1919 

81

18

Session of 1919-1920 

81

19

Session of 1920-1921 

81

20

Session of 1921-1922 

81

21

Session of 1922-1923 

81

22

Session of 1923-1924 

81

23

Session of 1924-1925 

81

24

Session of 1925-1926 

81

25

Session of 1926-1927 

81

26

Session of 1927-1928 

81

27

Session of 1928-1929 

81

28

Session of 1929-1930 

81

29

Session of 1930-1931 

81

30

Session of 1931-1932 

81

31

Session of 1932-1933 

81

32

Session of 1933-1934 

81

33

Session of 1934-1935 

81

34

Session of 1935-1936 

81

35

Session of 1936-1937 

81

36

Session of 1937-1938 

81

37

Session of 1938-1939 

81

38

Session of 1939-1940 

81

39

Preliminary Examination Results 1897-1928 

1897-1898 

81

41

1898-1899 

81

42

1899 (includes copy of examination) 

81

43

1900 

81

44

1901 

81

45

1902 

81

46

1903 

81

47

1904 (includes copy of examination) 

81

48

1905 

81

49

1906 

81

50

1907 

81

51

1908 

81

52

1909 

81

53

1910 

81

54

1911 

81

55

1912 

81

56

1913 

81

57

1914 

81

58

1915 

81

59

1916 

81

60

1917 

81

61

1920 

81

62

1921 

81

63

1922 

81

64

1923 

81

65

1928, Examination for Dental Scholarships 

81

66

Correspondence regarding credential requirements, 1901-1915 

 81

 

Summer School Grades, 1923-1933, 1939, 1940 

 81

 

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Class Records and Student Files 1924-1969 

Box

Folder

Dental Hygiene 1924-1961 

1924-1925 

 86

 

1925-1926: A - H (I - Z missing) 

 86

 

1926-1927 

 86

 

1927-1928 

 86

 

1928-1929 

 86

 

1929-1930: B - Z 

 86

 

1930-1931: A - F 

 86

 

1930-1931: G - Z 

 87

 

1932-1933 

 87

 

1933-1934 

 87

 

1934-1936: B - Z 

 87

 

1935-1936 

 87

 

1936-1937 

 87

 

1937-1938: B - Z 

 87

 

1922-1925, Applications 

 88

 

1922-1925, Forms and correspondence of applicants 

 88

 

Class of 1939 

 88

 

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Graduation Record 1878-1954 

Box

Folder

Volume: Dental Medicine, 1878-1929; Dental Hygiene, 1922-1928 (includes signature, address, and titles of theses to 1884/85) 

 79

 

Microfilm: Dental Medicine, 1878-1929; Dental Hygiene, 1922-1928 (includes signature, address, and title of theses to 1884/85) 

85

2

Volume: Dental Medicine, 1929-1954; Dental Hygiene, 1948-1954 

 80

 

Microfilm: Dental Medicine, 1929-1954; Dental Hygiene, 1948-1954 

85

1

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Court Orders 

Box

Folder

Name changes, 1928-1943 

 81

 

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Index Cards 

Box

Folder

Nongraduates (Withdrawals) 

1884-1944: A - Lann 

 84

 

1884-1944: Lans - Z 

 84

 

1956-1961 

 84

 

Special Students, 1878-1930 (includes permanent address and years of attendance) 

 59

 

Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery, Graduates, 1859-1905 (includes home state and year of graducation) 

 58

 

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