Dr. Robert H. Ivy Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1411
Creators:
Ivy, Robert Henry, 1881-1974
Lamp, Robert A.
Dates:
1901-1972
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection includes letters, many of which are of an honorary nature such as awards and appointments, some of which relate to his publishing activities and others to medical or military subjects; slides and photographs of patients; a few photographs relating to his military service; writings, journal articles written by Ivy and by others; articles; reports; reference materials; and a 16mm film.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is unarranged.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ivy was an oral surgeon who specialized in patients with cleft lips and cleft palates. Born in London, Ivy emigrated to the U.S at the age of 6, but went back to England to attend the Emmanuel School. At the age of 18 years in 1898, Dr. Ivy attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He then attended University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He served as the first dental intern in the United States in 1901 at the Philadelphia General Hospital. Dr. Ivy worked as an assistant to Dr. Vilrary Blair at the Surgeon's General Office in Washington in 1917. Later he was assigned to Base Hospital in France, which saw many patients with face, head and jaw injuries. He wrote a textbook called Applied Anatomy and Oral Surgery for Dental Students.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Robert H. Ivy Papers, 1901-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Medicine Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cleft palate Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Face -- Surgery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Writings -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dentists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Physicians Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Articles -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Journals (periodicals) -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral surgeons Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Surgeons Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Surgery, Plastic Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century. Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Slides (photographs) -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mouth -- Surgery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blair, Vilray Papin, 1871-1955 Personal 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
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives