Historical Documents

We promote the memory of Dr. Wells by maintaining historical records of his discoveries which can be found in the Connecticut Historical Society, located at 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT 06105.
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A selection of these records have been uploaded here. Each document is available to browse or download in PDF format.

Life and Letters of Horace Wells by W.Harry Archer (1944)

A Commentary on The Horace Wells Letters from the Journal of Anesthesia History

A Tribute to William John Gies, The Father of Modern Dental Education (1937)