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Name of Creator:Oberg, Doris Shalit, 1913–1933.
Title:Doris Shalit Oberg papers
Date:1933–1983
Reference Code: M190
Location Code:56/2
Extent:.15 cubic ft.
Scope and Content Abstract: The collection contains material pertaining to alumni relations of the Forsyth Dental Infirmary graduating hygienist class of 1933, annual reports of the Institute's alumni association, dance cards, and commencement programs and invitations. It also contains a 1954 Northeastern University commencement program, a Forsyth–Tufts Training School for Dental Hygienists booklet, other Forsyth Dental Infirmary alumni association materials, a listing of the expectations of student within the training school, and correspondence to Doris Shalit Oberg from members of the class of 1933.
Historical Abstract:Doris Shalit Oberg graduated from the infirmary as a dental hygienist in 1933 and remained an active member of the Alumni Association, planning reunions until her death on March 19, 1993. She also attended the Museum of Fine Arts School of Art and remained affiliated there. She was an active member of the Quincy Historical Society from 1954, and she served as both vice–president and first female president of the organization in 1982. She was married to Mr. Rudolph Oberg, former director of Alumni Affairs at Northeastern University. She was also active in the Northeastern Community, serving as an unofficial photographer and representative at national alumni meetings.
Language and Scripts:Materials entirely in English.
System of Arrangement:The collection is arranged by type of document (e.g. – school documents or correspondence), then by date in ascending order.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Oberg, Doris Shalit, 1913–1993
  • Oberg, Rufolf O. M., 1905–1973

  • Forsyth School for dental Hygienists
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass) – Office of Alumni Relations

  • Alumni Relations
  • Class reunions

Conditions Governing Access:The collection is unrestricted.
Immediate Source of Acquisition:This collection was donated to the archives by Josephine Kilbourn, Doris Oberg's daughter, on August 16, 2012.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use:Copyright restrictions my apply.
Finding Aids:Slides of Doris Oberg's photography can be found in the Oberg Slide collection (M72).
Processor:Finding aid prepared by Katherine Doerner, 14 January 2013