Name:

Leon Levy Library
School of Dental Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Type:
Library
Address:
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
United States
Contact:
Pat Heller, Director
Telephone:
(215) 898-8978
Telephone:
1 215-898-8969
Fax: (215) 898-7985
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Abstract:

The historical collection covers the history of dentistry in the United States and Western Europe. It is housed in a closed stack area on the third level of the library. Some of the rare books are kept in secure cases on the first level. SERVICES: Selective interlibrary loan and photocopying, and reference questions dealing with holdings.

Holdings:

Holdings consist of monographs and serials, theses, letters and personal manuscripts, dental catalogs, and directories. Of particular interest: most of the rare early books on dentistry; S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Company catalogs; emphasis on the life and work of Thomas W. Evans. Please note: Many of the more delicate items have been moved to the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library of the University of Pennsylvania's Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center.

Subject Strengths:
History of Stomatology
Last Updated:
24 Mar 2010