Name and location of repository
Level of description
Samuel Dreizen, DDS, MD papers
- 1946-1992 (Creation)
34.25 cubic feet (60 boxes)
Name of creator
Samuel Dreizen was born September 12, 1918 in New York, New York, and died April 26, 1994, in Houston, and is buried at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery in Houston. He taught at the University of Texas Dental Branch.
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Scope and content
The Samuel Dreizen, DDS, MD papers contains 35mm slides, glass slides, reprints, medical and dental school course notes, lecture notes, faculty workshop records, and models that document Dr. Dreizen's education, work, and colleagues in the field of dentistry. Collection includes records from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and UT Dental Branch. Photographs relate to research and clinical studies conducted at the Spies Clinic, Hillman Hospital in Birmingham AL, at Northwestern University Medical School Department of Nutrition and Metabolism, and at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston MD Anderson Cancer Center. Collection consists of 60 boxes totaling 34 cubic feet. Materials are in good condition.
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Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Open for research.
Materials are in variable condition. There is water damage from Tropical Storm Allison (2001) to some of the reprints.
Conditions governing reproduction
Some material with names and images of patients is restricted. Copyright restrictions may apply.
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Uploaded finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Dreizen family. Deed of gift signed in June 2001.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
No accruals are expected for this collection.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: Samuel Dreizen, DDS, MD papers; MS 059; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston (Subject)
- Dreizen, Samuel (Subject)