Dr. Orlin K. Fletcher papers
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Dr. Orlin K. Fletcher papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Fletcher, Orlin K., (Orlin Kenyon), 1873-1937
Title: Dr. Orlin K. Fletcher papers
Dates: 1905-1908
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS111f

Biographical/Historical Note

Orlin Kenyon Fletcher (1873-1937) was born to Carlos E. and Mercelia Fletcher in Hinesburg, Vermont on July 20, 1873. He served in the Spanish American War. On December 4, 1904, he married Mary Louise Heckle in Augusta, Georgia. The couple had three children together: Mary, George, and Orlin Jr. Fletcher attend the Atlanta Dental College from 1905-1908, and he set up a dental practice in Augusta, Georgia. He died on November 26, 1937. The Atlanta Dental College opened in 1893 as a branch of the dental department of Southern Medical College. The Atlanta Dental College was located initially on Whitehall Street and later moved to the corner of Marietta and Forsyth Streets and then to the corner of Edgewood Avenue and Ivey Street. In 1917, Atlanta Dental College and Southern Dental College merged to form the Atlanta-Southern Dental College.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains documents that pertain to Orlin K. Fletcher’s time spent as a student at the Atlanta Dental College. The documents include: tuition receipts; promissory notes; final exam grades; a letter form Dr. William Crenshaw concerning Fletcher’s progress; memos about school activities; a brochure of by-laws and membership for the Uniform Lodge, Knights of Pythias; and a copy of the Psi Omega dental fraternity’s constitution.


Index Terms

Atlanta Dental College (Atlanta, Ga.) -- Students
Crenshaw, William, Dr.
Dental schools--Georgia--Atlanta
Fletcher, Orlin K., (Orlin Kenyon), 1873-1937
Greek letter societies--Georgia--Atlanta
Knights of Pythias. Uniform Lodge (Atlanta, Ga.)
Psi Omega.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dr. Orlin K. Fletcher Papers, MSS 111F, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1975

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2008.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.