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The Alan Gregg Papers

Letter from Harvey Cushing to Alan Gregg pdf (56,665 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Harvey Cushing to Alan Gregg
Cushing noticed that Gregg was a fourth year medical student, and told the young man that he was "delighted" to have his notes on oxycephaly.
NOTE: Handwritten text reads, "To Alan a 4th year med. stud."
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1916-02-14 (February 14, 1916)
Cushing, Harvey
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
Gregg, Alan
Courtesy of Eleanor Gregg.
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Education, Medical
Exhibit Category:
Biographical Information
Box Number: 10
Folder Number: 14
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Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
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February 14, 1916.
My dear Gregg:
I am delighted to have your notes on oxycephaly, which interest me immensely. I wish that all of us could remember our Homer as well as you have done, and the ugly Thersities certainly seems to have had a "Turmschadel", even if not an oxycephalic skull.
For some years I have been getting together data about these conditions, and your notes will make the most interesting historical allusion that I am aware of on the subject, and you deserve great credit for running them down. Do you come in some afternoon and I will go over your "headache" notes with you. It is possible that you might like to use the preliminary notes that I jotted down before the exercise.
With grateful thanks for your letter, I am
Most truly yours,
Harvey Cushing
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