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.
- Fletcher, Orlin K. (Orlin Kenyon) (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was reprocessed in 2008.
- Dr. Orlin K. Fletcher Papers
- Helen Matthews
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- Finding aid written in English.