Name:

Department of Library Services
American Dental Association

Type:
Library
Address:
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2678
United States
Contact:
Andrea Matlak, Archivist and Reference Librarian
Telephone:
(312) 440-7722
Telephone:
1 312-440-7722
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Abstract:

The general library has a comprehensive collection of books and journals on the history of dentistry. Almost all are available for use in the library, although a few fragile items are restricted. The ADA Archives is the official repository of historical publications and records of enduring value of the Association. In some cases use of this material is restricted to Association personnel. SERVICES: Reference service is provided to Association members. Service to others is made on a case by case basis. Non-members may use the collection on-site. Interlibrary Loan is provided for material in the general collection, but is restricted to health personnel. Photocopying is available, subject to permission. Service fees apply.

Holdings:

General Collection: 35,000 volumes; Rare Book and History Collection: 150 linear feet; Archives: 637 linear feet; Biography file: 6,200 names, many with portraits.

Subject Strengths:
History of Dentistry; History of Stomatology
Last Updated:
30 Jun 2015