HANAU, RUDOLPH L., 1817-1930.
Rudolph L. Hanau papers, 1911-1930, undated

Emory University

Health Sciences Archives

Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library

1462 Clifton Road, NE

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-8727

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/s84m7


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hanau, Rudolph L., 1817-1930.
Title: Rudolph L. Hanau papers, 1911-1930, undated
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 022
Extent: 4 linear ft. (9 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of Rudolph L. Hanau, dental engineer and developer of a dental articulator. This collection includes typescript writings by Hanau and other dentists, publications by Hanau and other dentists, Hanau's correspondence, Hanau's 1928 appointment book, and dental images related to the development of a dental articulator.
Language:Materials in English and German.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Portions of the collections were a gift of Dr. John E. Buhler, dean of Emory University's dental school (1948-1961), to Sheppard W. Foster Library, Emory University School of Dentistry.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Rudolph L. Hanau papers, Health Sciences Archives, Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Emily Corbin, 2018.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Rudolph L. Hanau was born in 1881 in Victoria West, Cape Colony, South Africa. He received mechanical engineering training in Leipzig, Germany and moved to New York City in 1906. Hanau began working as a consultant for an American engineering company and later moved to Buffalo, New York in 1918. In 1920, Hanau worked with Dr. Rupert E. Hall to develop a dental articulator. Hanau filed a patent in 1921 for his Model A articulator.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of typescript writing by Hanau (1923-1929) concerning his development and use of a dental articulator. The collection also includes correspondence (1922-1927), Hanau's appointment book from 1928, writings by other dentists concerning Hanau's work (1921-1929), several drafts for presentations Hanau delivered, publications by Hanau and other dentists (1917-1930), and drawings of Hanau's articulator (1921).

Arrangement Note

Organized by record type and date.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Writings by Hanau, typescript, 1921-1922
1 2 Writings by Hanau, typescript, 1923-1924
1 3 Writings by Hanau, typescript (1 of 2), 1925
1 4 Writings by Hanau, typescript (2 of 2), 1925
1 5 Writings by Hanau, typescript, 1926
1 6 Writings by Hanau, typescript, 1927
1 7 Writings by Hanau, typescript (1 of 2), 1928
2 1 Writings by Hanau, typescript (2 of 2), 1928
2 2 Writings by Hanau, typescript (1 of 2), 1929
2 3 Writings by Hanau, typescript (2 of 2), 1929
2 4 Writings by Hanau, typescript (1 of 6), undated
2 5 Writings by Hanau, typescript (2 of 6), undated
2 6 Writings by Hanau, typescript (3 of 6), undated
3 1 Writings by Hanau, typescript (4 of 6), undated
3 2 Writings by Hanau, typescript (5 of 6), undated
3 3 Writings by Hanau, typescript (6 of 6), undated
3 4 Correspondence, 1922-1927
3 5 Correspondence, 1928, 1929, undated
3 6 Writings by others, Akers-Chappelle, 1922-1924, undated
3 7 Writings by others, Christy-Heermans, 1921-1929, undated
4 1 Writings by others, House-Rowland, 1924-1928, undated
4 2 Writings by others, Schlosser-Sears, 1927, undated
4 3 Writing by others, Seccombe-Turner, 1926, undated
4 4 Writings by others, Wright-unidentified, undated
4 5 Publications, Hanau (1 of 4), 1917-1928, undated
4 6 Publications, Hanau (2 of 4), 1917-1928, undated
5 1 Publications, Hanau (3 of 4), 1917-1928, undated
5 2 Publications, Hanau (4 of 4), 1917-1928, undated
5 3 Publications, Baker-Frahm, 1920-1927, undated
5 4 Publications, Griffen - Hall, 1920-1930, undated
5 5 Publications, Harper - Wright, 1919-1930, undated
6 1 Official record, national society of denture prosthetists, Boston, 1920 and Milwaukee, 1921
6 2 Official record, national society of denture prosthetists, unbound, Cleveland, Ohio, 1923
6 3 Official records, national society of denture prosthetists, Dallas, Texas, 1924
6 4 Official records, national society of denture prosthetists, Louisville, Ky., 1925
7 1 Official record, national society of denture prosthetists, Philadelphia, 1926
7 2 Dental images (1 of 2), 1921, undated
7 3 Dental images (2 of 2), 1921, undated
7 4 Hanau's appointment book, 1928
8 1 Presentations, lectures, and dental class descriptions, 1922-1927 undated
8 2 Bulletins, 1911-1929
8 3 Photographs of Hanau, undated
8 4 Patient dental charts, 1915
9 Dental articulators, undated
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