Peter J. Brekhus papers 1921-1943


Peter J. Brekhus papers 1921-1943

Collection contains the papers of Peter J. Brekhus, professor emeritus of oral diagnosis in the School of Dentistry at the University of Minnesota.

1 box; (0.25 linear feet)


SNAC Resource ID: 6619164

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Brekhus, Peter J. (Peter John) (person)

Peter John Brekhus was born in Sogndal, Norway in 1874 and immigrated to the United States at the age of 21. He attended Augsburg College (Minneapolis, MN) and received his dental training at the University of Minnesota's dental school. In 1911, he joined the faculty of the dental school at the University of Minnesota. He was later chair of the department of oral diagnosis. Dr. Brekhus retired as professor emeritus in 1932. He was well known for his research on dental caries (tooth decay) and wa...

University of Minnesota. School of Dentistry (corporateBody)

Established in 1888, the College of Dentistry was one of three colleges included in the Department of Medicine formed in 1888 with Dr. Percy H. Millard as its dean. The College of Medicine and Surgery and the College of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery were the other units of the Department of Medicine. Prior to its establishment, the Minnesota College Hospital, a private school of medicine, provided instructional courses in dentistry and medicine. From 1888 to 1892 Dr. ...

Ford, Guy Stanton, 1873-1962 (person)

Historian; university president. From the description of Reminiscences of Guy Stanton Ford : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737315 Guy Stanton Ford was an historian, educator and president of the University of Minnesota. From the description of Guy Stanton Ford papers, 1885-1962. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63313982 Guy Stanton Ford was born on 9 May 1...

Armstrong, Wallace D. (Wallace David), 1905- (person)

Wallace David Armstrong was born on July 8, 1905 in Hunt County, Texas. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Texas in 1926, his M.S. from New York University in 1928, his Ph.D. in physiological chemistry in 1932 and his M.D. in 1937 from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Armstrong joined the faculty as a graduate assistant in physiological chemistry in 1929. Dr. Armstrong was appointed as an instructor in the School of Dentistry in 1934 and professor of dentistry and phys...