LOKEY, CHARLES W., 1874-1965
Charles W. Lokey papers, 1897-1962

Emory University

Historical Collections

Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library

1462 Clifton Road, NE

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/gsc1b

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lokey, Charles W., 1874-1965
Title: Charles W. Lokey papers, 1897-1962
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 007
Extent: 0.50 linear ft. (1 box + 1 oversize folder)
Abstract:Consists of certificates, awards, a commencement invitation, and a news clipping featuring Charles W. Lokey.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Related Materials in This Repository

Southern Medical College Records, HS-S002.


[after identification of item(s)], Charles W. Lokey Papers, Historical Collections, Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, Emory University.


Processed by Clayton McGahee, 2014.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Born in Alabama in 1874, Charles W. Lokey attended the Southern Medical College where he graduated from the dental department in 1897. From there, Lokey returned to Alabama where he began his dental practice in Talladega for 13 years before moving to Birmingham. During his career, Lokey served as president of the Alabama Dental Association from 1935-1936 and as president of the Birmingham Dental Society from 1929-1930. He was the first person in Alabama to make radiographs for teeth at a time when dental films were not available. He also wrote the first dental hygiene law for the state of Alabama.

Charles W. Lokey died in 1965 at the age of 90.

Biographical Source: The Emory Alumnus, v. 23, no. 6, June 1947.

Scope and Content Note

The Charles W. Lokey Papers consist of certificates he earned both as a student and as a dentist practicing in Alabama. Also includes are awards, a commencement invitation from Southern Medical College, and a news clipping taken from the Emory Alumnus.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Certificates, 1959-1962, undated
1 2 Commencement invitation from Southern Medical College, 1897
1 3 Emory Alumnus clipping, 1947 June
1 Plaque, Alabama Dental Association, "Board of Examiners, C. W. Lokey, Sr., 1916-22
1 Plaque, Alabama Dental Association, "President C. W. Lokey, Sr., 1935-36
OP 1 Alabama Board of Dental Examiners license, 1920 January 5