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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1905-1915, undated
Creator:
Jenkins, Newell Sill, 1840-1919
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
This collection contains some papers of the esteemed American dentist Newell Sill Jenkins (1840-1919) who practiced for most of his career in Dresden, Germany and popularized the use of porcelain tooth enamel. A small booklet with notes on Jenkins’ experiments with dental cement is included in the collection, along with a large album presented to him on his seventieth birthday by a cohort of American dentists. There are also a few miscellaneous photographs and pages of notes in this collection, as well as a menu from a dinner held in Jenkins’ honor.
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Newell Sill Jenkins papers
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Jenkins, Newell Sill, 1840-1919
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1202
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear foot (1 box)
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1905-1915, undated
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This collection contains some papers of the esteemed American dentist Newell Sill Jenkins (1840-1919) who practiced for most of his career in Dresden, Germany and popularized the use of porcelain tooth enamel. A small booklet with notes on Jenkins’ experiments with dental cement is included in the collection, along with a large album presented to him on his seventieth birthday by a cohort of American dentists. There are also a few miscellaneous photographs and pages of notes in this collection, as well as a menu from a dinner held in Jenkins’ honor.
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Jenkins, Newell Sill, 1840-1919 University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
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Notes Photograph albums Photographs