Guide to the R.C. Bratten Dental Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0022
Creators:
Bratten, R. C., Dr. (dentist)
Dates:
1930-1967
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.66 Cubic feet
5 boxes
Repository:
Collection documents dentist Dr. R. C. Bratten's 50-year dental practice in Galion, Ohio.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection of dental archival material, which includes patient records, photographs, catalogues, correspondence, bills, ledgers, and x-ray records.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is divided into four series.
Series 1: Appointment Books, 1932-1967
Series 2: Correspondence, 1930-1967
Series 3: Professional Material, 1912-1958
Series 4: Financial Materials, 1924-1961

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Collection represents Dr. R. C. Bratten, dentist from Galion, Ohio, and his practice of over fifty years.

Administration
Author
Grace M. Angle and Robert S. Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated for Doris Bratten.
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Medical Sciences (now Division of Medicine and Science) on April 29, 1983 and May 2, 1983.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Grace Angle and Robert Harding, 1986

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Dr. R. C. Bratten Dental Collection, 1912-1967, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Inventory available; contact the Archives Center for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ledgers (account books) Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Galion (Ohio) -- 1930-1970 Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ohio -- 1930-1970 Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dentistry -- 1930-1970 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Financial records -- 1930-1970 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Radiographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dentists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Appointment books -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
https://americanhistory.si.edu/archives