Scope and Contents:
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Shira's time at Tufts as well as his career before and after serving the university. Shira spent most of his early career (1938-1971) as a dentist in the United States military, working for the U.S. Army Dental Corps and the Walter Reed General Hospital. In 1972, Shira joined Tufts University as Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at Tufts (1972-1978). Later he served as Senior Vice President and Provost of...
bulk 1971 -- 1981, 1941 -- 1981