Elie M. Watts III, DDS papers

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Reference code

MS 209

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Collection

Title

Elie M. Watts III, DDS papers

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Extent

4.5 cubic feet (5 boxes)

Name of creator

(1940-2012)

Biographical history

Elie Moores Watts III, born January 6, 1940, in Bowie, Texas died October 17, 2012, in Texarkana. He went to East Texas State University (now Texas A&M University - Commerce) in Commerce. He lived in New Boston, Texas, and is buried there at Read Hill Cemetery.

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Scope and content

The Elie M. Watts III, DDS papers contains books, realia, and ephemera related to the career of Dr. Watts in general dentistry.

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Conditions governing access

No access restrictions. Open for research.

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Materials are in good condition.

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Some restrictions may apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

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None.

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Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Donated to archive by David Fray, DDS, former colleague at UT Dental School. Material given to him by Dr. Watts' family.

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  • Citation: Elie M. Watts III, DDS papers; MS 209; 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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00305

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Archivist's note

Minimal processing by Philip Montgomery, 2019.

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