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The Alan Gregg Papers

Title:
Letter from Arthur T. Lyman to Alan Gregg pdf (65,665 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Arthur T. Lyman to Alan Gregg
Description:
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
2 (65,665 Bytes)
Date:
1911-09-04 (September 4, 1911)
Creator:
Lyman, Arthur T.
Recipient:
Gregg, Alan
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Education, Medical
Exhibit Category:
Biographical Information
Relation:
Metadata Record Letter from Arthur T. Lyman to Alan Gregg (January 17, 1914) pdf (26,247 Bytes) transcript of pdf
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Box Number: 16
Folder Number: 9
Unique Identifier:
FSBBCZ
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Transcript:
September 4 1911
Dear Mr. Gregg
I have recd your very interesting letter of August 18th and I appreciate your feeling and your point of view.
There is excellent and true merit in Prof. Palmer's suggestion.
Thinking it over I feel that he would advise and be wise in advising that you do not put in a year's delay.
I think he would agree with me in saying that you have shown quality enough to make it wise to try the medical school, if your inclination tends to that kind of high service and that it is better to begin at once--The first year is not naturally so interesting in the school as the later years--I have no doubt that you will find the full course of great interest and the gain of a year is full justification in starting in at once under the
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circumstance.
Working on something else for a year will not test your fitness for medical practice and will tend to some uneasiness or worry.
If after a year in the school you find you do not care[?] to continue it will be much better not to have tried the experiment at your own risk and loss of time--
It is a risk I am perfectly willing to take and if it turns out as I have no doubt it would that I was doing something through you as well as for you, I should be deprived of a year's result, as well as you.
Yours truly
Arthur T. Lyman
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