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The Oswald T. Avery Collection

[Oswald Avery's Certificate of Naturalization] pdf (235,126 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Oswald Avery's Certificate of Naturalization]
Born in Canada and a subject of Great Britain, Avery became a U.S. citizen as a result of his service in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War I.
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1918-08-01 (August 1, 1918)
[United States Department of Labor. Bureau of Naturalization]
Original Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Oswald T. Avery Papers
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
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From Physician to Researcher: Early Laboratory Career and World War I, 1904-1919
Metadata Record Letter from Richard K. Campbell, United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Naturalization to Oswald T. Avery [ca. 16 July 1920] pdf (93,402 Bytes) transcript of pdf
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No. 918472 To be given to the person Naturalized.
The United States of America
Certificate of Naturalization
Petition, Volume 317, Number 78304
Description of holder. Age, 40 years; height, 5 feet, 7 inches; color, White; complexion,
Fair; color of eyes, Blue; color of hair, Brown; visible distinguishing
marks, none
Name, age and place of residence of wife none
Names, ages and places of residence of minor children none
State of New York County of New York}SS: Oswald Theodore Avery (Signature of holder.)
Be it remembered, that Oswald Theodore Avery,
then residing at number 65 Central Park W. Street,
City of New York, State of New York, who previous
to his naturalization was a subject of Canada, having applied to be admitted a
citizen of the United States of America pursuant to law, and at a special term of the Supreme
Court of the State of New York, held at New York, on the 1st. day of August,
in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and eighteen, the court having found that the petitioner had resided, con-
tinuously within the United States for at least five years and in this State for at least one year immediately preceding the
date of the filing of his petition, and that said petitioner intends to reside permanently in the United States, had in all
respects complied with the law in relation thereto, and that he was entitled to be so admitted, it was thereupon
ordered by the said court that he be admitted as a citizen of the United States of America.
In testimony whereof the seal of said court is hereunto affixed on the 1st. day of August
in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and eighteen, and of our Independence the
one hundred and forty-third.
William F. Schneider
C L Brooker
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