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Dr. Orlin K. Fletcher papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS111f

Scope and Content

This collection contains documents that pertain to Orlin K. Fletcher’s time spent as a student at the Atlanta Dental College. The documents include: tuition receipts; promissory notes; final exam grades; a letter form Dr. William Crenshaw concerning Fletcher’s progress; memos about school activities; a brochure of by-laws and membership for the Uniform Lodge, Knights of Pythias; and a copy of the Psi Omega dental fraternity’s constitution.


  • 1905-1908


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Orlin Kenyon Fletcher (1873-1937) was born to Carlos E. and Mercelia Fletcher in Hinesburg, Vermont on July 20, 1873. He served in the Spanish American War. On December 4, 1904, he married Mary Louise Heckle in Augusta, Georgia. The couple had three children together: Mary, George, and Orlin Jr. Fletcher attend the Atlanta Dental College from 1905-1908, and he set up a dental practice in Augusta, Georgia. He died on November 26, 1937. The Atlanta Dental College opened in 1893 as a branch of the dental department of Southern Medical College. The Atlanta Dental College was located initially on Whitehall Street and later moved to the corner of Marietta and Forsyth Streets and then to the corner of Edgewood Avenue and Ivey Street. In 1917, Atlanta Dental College and Southern Dental College merged to form the Atlanta-Southern Dental College.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1975

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2008.

Dr. Orlin K. Fletcher Papers
Helen Matthews
Description rules
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Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

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Atlanta GA 30305