Collection Number: 40339

Collection Title: Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1981-2014

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Size 9.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 5000 items)
Abstract Administrative records of the Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Records document administration, special projects, curriculum, Dental Foundation, facilities, commencement, conference training and workshops, faculty governance, and committees.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40339, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Transferred from Martin Folliard at the School of Dentistry in December 2019 (RT 20191212.1).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The School of Dentistry of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was established by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1949, and the first classes were admitted in the fall of 1950. As of 2012, the school offered a full array of degree programs in the fields of dentistry and oral medicine, including nine master of science degree programs, two Ph.D. programs, several certificate programs, and the Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. The school was renamed the Claude A. Adams Jr. and Grace Phillips Adams School of Dentistry in February 2019.

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Administrative records of the Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Records document administration, special projects, curriculum, Dental Foundation, facilities, commencement, conference training and workshops, faculty governance, and committees.

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Contents list

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About 5000 items.

Box 1

Administrative records #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 1

Annual reports, 1981-2000 #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 1

Box 2

Commencement, 2007-2009 #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 2

Building records, 2008-2011 #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 2

Digital Folder DF-40339/1

Photographs of Koury Oral Health Sciences Building, 2012 #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" DF-40339/1

Digital Folder DF-40339/2

Dental Workforce Presentation to North Carolina Dental Society Board of Trustees, 13 January 2005 #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" DF-40339/2

Box 2

Conference training and workshops, 2006-2012 #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 2

Faculty governance, 1987, 2012 #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 2

Dental Foundation, 2010-2012 #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 2

Committee files #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 2

Box 3

Committee files #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 3

Box 4

Committee files #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 4

Box 5

Committee files #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 5

Box 6

Deans, Department Chairs, Directors meetings, 2011-2014 #40339, Series: "Office of the Dean of the School of Dentistry Records, 1981-2014" Box 6

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Processing Information

A summary description was created in January 2019 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith

Revisions by: Nancy Kaiser, December 2019

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