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Horace Wells collection

 Collection
Identifier: KORN244
This artificial collection contains four dental student essays on Wells for an ADA sponsored Centenary contest, published articles about Wells, photographs and facsimiles of the 19th century documents concerning Wells, and programs from events commemorating Well’s contribution to science.

Dates

  • 1939-1945

Creator

Extent

.20 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

Horace Wells was an American dentist who is credited with the first use of nitrous oxide in dentistry and with publicizing its effectiveness for medical purposes in 1844. He was born in Vermont, educated in Boston and practiced dentistry in Connecticut.

Creator

Title
Horace Wells collection
Status
Completed
Author
Sherrill Redmon
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
500 S. Preston Street
Louisville KY 40292 United States
(502) 852-5766