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)
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
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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
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.