The archival material dates from the 1880s to the present day. It includes the minute books of the Odontological Society of Victoria, Dental Hospital, Australian College of Dentistry and their subcommittees; correspondence; ledgers and cash books; records of private practice; negotiations for professorial chairs; the Lucas-Amies file detailing a crisis in management between College and Hospital; instrument catalogues; photographs and press cuttings. There are also patient and student records, teaching notes, lantern slides, early educational texts, personal records of senior staff, and day books from the 1890s.
The archival collection is located at the University of Melbourne Archives; researchers should contact Archives staff for further information. See the University of Melbourne Archives website at http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/collections/archives/ or contact
03 8 344 9893 (Reference Archivist)
03 8 344 6848 (General)
Facsimile: 03 9 347 8627
Archival material relating to the history of dentistry can be found in the following collections (link opens new page)