Harold S. Skjonsby, DDS papers

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Reference code

MS 069

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Harold S. Skjonsby, DDS papers


  • 1967-1987 (Creation)


2 cubic feet (5 boxes)

Name of creator


Biographical history

Harold S. Skjonsby, DDS, (July 6, 1937 - July 2017) served as a faculty member at the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston in the 1960s to the 1980s. He was involved in various faculty committees, including the Evaluation Committee, Developmental Biology Committee, Cell and Tissue Biology Committee, Human Biology Committee, and the Teaching Committee. Skjonsby also served as an academic advisor to dentistry students.

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Scope and content

The Harold S. Skjonsby, DDS, papers (MS069) is 2 cubic feet,consists of 5 boxes, and is in good condition. The collection contains memos, instructional materials, curriculum, and reports that document Harold S. Skjonsby’s time as faculty the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston.

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This collection is arranged into the following series.

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Conditions governing access

This collection is open for research.

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Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce should be secured from the repository.

Languages of the material

  • English

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    Immediate source of acquisition

    Harold S. Skjonsby donated the papers to the Houston Academy of Medicine – Texas Medical Center Library. The collection was received by Elizabeth White and was process to Tier Level 2 by Sara Wheeler, under the direction of the McGovern Archivist in January 2017.

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    No accurals are expected for this collection.

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    Related archival materials

    The following are other manuscript collections related to dentistry:

    MS 059 Samuel Dreizen, DDS, MD papers

    MS 060 Barnet M. Levy, DDS papers

    MS 071 Frederick C. Elliott, DDS papers

    MS 072 Jack H. Levine, DDS papers

    MS 121 A.M. Autrey, Jr., DDS papers

    MS 210 Dental Papers of Elie M. Watts III, DDS papers

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    • Citation: Harold S. Skjonsby, DDS papers; MS 069; 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.
    • Processing information: The original order of each folder was retained. Duplicates were removed.

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    Finding aid based on DACS ( Describing Archives: A Content Standard).

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    Archivist's note

    Finding aid prepared and encoded by Sara E Wheeler in January 2017

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