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George Edward Crowell Papers

Call Number: MS045

Scope and Contents

This collection includes books, photos, personal records, drawings and a tooth molding kit from Crowell's time as a dental student at Tufts.


  • Creation: 1924 -- 1960


Language of Materials



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Biographical / Historical

George Edward Crowell was born in Nashua, New Hampshire (d. 1981) and graduated from Tufts Dental School in 1927. He then worked as dentist and oral surgeon in residence at the Westfield State Sanatorium for eleven years mostly treating children with tuberculosis or cancer. in 1938 he opened a practice in Copley Square and later Bay State Road and began to work as dentist free of charge at the Perkins Institute for the Blind in Watertown which he continued to do for over forty two years. He also served as nutritional adviser and researcher at Forsyth Dental Infirmary. He married Mildred Hovey, a bacteriologist with whom he had worked at the Westfield State Sanatorium in 1939. They had two sons, Douglas Edward Crowell and Garrison Elliot Croweel, as well as one daughter, Sherida Nancy Crowell. Dr. Crowell bred golden retrievers and was the former president of the colonial Field Trial Club of New England. He died June 3, 1981 in Concord.


2.4 Linear Feet (2 record cartons )


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Custodial History

There is a vertical file on Dr. Crowell.

Processing status

This collection is minimally processed.

Repository Details

Part of the Tufts Archival Research Center Repository

35 Professors Row
Tisch Library Building
Tufts University
Medford Massachusetts 02155 United States