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Register of the Guy Stillman Millberry Papers, 1926-1952
MSS 83-8  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Guy Stillman Millberry Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1926-1952
    Collection number: MSS 83-8
    Creator: Millberry, Guy Stillman, 1872-1952
    Extent: 1 carton
    Repository: University of California, San Francisco. Library. Archives and Special Collections.
    San Francisco, California 94143-0840
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Guy Stillman Millberry Papers, MSS 83-8, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM


    Dr. Millberry was born November 3, 1872 in Menominee, Michigan. He graduated from the College of Dentistry, University of California, in 1901. In 1903, he left his practice to become Laboratory Assistant in chemistry and metallurgy in the College. In 1910 he became Professor of chemistry and metallurgy, and in 1914, Dean of the College. He held these positions until 1939 when he was made Professor of Dental Health education; he retired in 1940.
    Dr. Millberry was a member of the American Public Health Association, serving as President of the Western Branch in 1928-29. He was a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the California Academy of Sciences; a member of the American Dental Association, several honorary dental fraternities, and a member of the Dental Advisory Committee, Procurement and Assignment Service, War Manpower Commission.
    He was the first to establish a course in dental hygiene and the author of many papers on dental education.

    Scope and Content

    The papers consist of correspondence, notebooks and journals, photographs and a memorial book of photographs presented on his retirement in 1939. See also D-dst/1:1, Carton 10. Received 6/83 from Kathryn Millberry Newell.

    Material Cataloged Separately

    Removed from original gift: photographs and certification of G.S. Millberry; 3 mounted glass pictures of UCSF campus (both to Archives); dental instruments (to History Artifacts collection)