Fonds 1656 - Charles Thomas Peterson fonds

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UTA 1656


Charles Thomas Peterson fonds


  • 1922-1976; predominant 1922-1962 (Creation)

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0.72 m of textual and graphic records (4 boxes)

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Born in Carleton Place, Ontario in 1890. DDS 1914, PhD 1920, Research professor of Peridontology in the Faculty of Dentistry

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DDS 1943, Dip. Perid. 1947

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Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1986-0068: Personal records of Dr. Harold Keith Box including correspondence, lecture and research notes (1922-1949) relating to his career in dentistry and as research professor in peridontology in the Faculty of Dentistry. Personal records of Dr. Charles Thomas Peterson and family documenting his early dental education at the University of Toronto, his activities as a researcher and practicioner of dentistry and the activities of his wife; includes family biographical information, press clippings, photographs.

B1987-0007: Correspondence, lecture notes, research notes, notebooks etc. of Dr. Harold Keith Box relating to dentistry. Course and research notes, case studies, and manuscript of publications of Dr. Charles Thomas Peterson relating to dental diseases. Photographs for article by Dr. Box on "The unclean tooth".

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Accessions are divided into 2 series, based on the creator (Peterson and Box)

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Patient case studies files in B1987-0007/001(18)-(23) restricted for 75 years from last file date. All other files are open.

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