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University of Rochester Medical Center
Health Science Libraries and Technologies
Basil G. Bibby Library

625 Elmwood Avenue Room 208
Rochester, New York 14620
United States
Elizabeth Kettell, Librarian
1 585-275-5010
Fax: (585)273-1230

The History of Dentistry collection contains historical materials and photographs pertaining to the history of the Eastman Dental Center and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. Materials may be used in the library during normal hours of operation. SERVICES: A photocopier and scanner are available for use. Reference service is available. Materials are not available via interlibrary loan.


Board minutes 1915 – present; Annual Reports 1921 – present. European dental clinics – Images, written and printed materials. School for Dental Hygienists – Images, written and printed materials, Rochester Dental Dispensary – Images, written and printed materials. Dental history in Rochester and surrounding areas – Images, written and printed materials. Biographical: board members, directors and faculty - Images, written and printed materials; EDC Departments - Images written and printed materials URMC/EDC Departments Images, written and printed materials URMC/EDC merger - Images, written and printed materials Press Releases 1976 – present. Dentistry Publications, Dentistry events – Images, written and printed materials Dentistry Newsletters, Newspaper clipping file – 1900s – present; Dentistry Exhibits Online. Eastman Dental Dispensary School for Dental Hygienists Class Photos – 1957-1960; Birdcages & Nursery Rhyme Walls: the waiting rooms of the European Dental Clinics, Frederick J. Hofschneider, DDS; Historical Images in UR Research - University of Rochester's Institutional Repository; Early 20th century Dentistry photos.

Subject Strengths:
History of Dentistry; History of Hospitals; History of Stomatology
Last Updated:
13 Nov 2014