Correspondence of Edward H. Angle 1922-1940

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Correspondence of Edward H. Angle 1922-1940

AZ 176

Collection Summary

Creator: Angle, Edward H. (Edward Hartley), 1855-1930.
Collection Name:Correspondence of Edward H. Angle,
Inclusive Dates: 1922-1940
Physical Description:.1 linear ft.
Abstract:The bulk of the materials are letters and telegraphs from Edward H. Angle to Charles Harold Tweed. The correspondences are related to the practice of orthodontia and to dental legislation in Arizona. They date from 1922 to 1940.
Collection Number:AZ 176
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733

Biographical Note

Edward H. Angle was an American dentist and founder of modern orthodontics. Angles dedicated his life to standardizing the teaching and practice of orthodontics. He founded the Angle School of Orthodontia in St. Louis, Missouri in 1900. Charles Harold Tweed, a Phoenix orthodontist, revolutionized the profession of orthodontics’ with a technique involving the use of traction and multiple wiring devices in tooth arrangement.

Scope and Content Note

Letters and telegrams of Edward H. Angle and Ann Hopkins Angle (the 1st lady of orthodontics) to Charles Harold Tweed relating to the practice of orthodontia and to dental legislation in Arizona. Includes biographical data by Bernard L. Fontana and portraits..


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Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Angle, Anna Hopkins.
Angle, Edward H. (Edward Hartley), 1855-1930.
Tweed, Charles Harold.

Dental laws and legislation--Arizona.

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Correspondence of Edward H. Angle,1922-1940,(AZ 176). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.