Letter from Wilder Penfield to Alfred Stengel, November 30, 1931.
Date:
1931-11-30
Description:
Typewritten letter from Wilder Penfield to Alfred Stengel of the Maloney Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. Penfield expresses his regrets in turning down University of Pennsylvania's offer. He writes of the honor of receiving an invitation and the number of friends in Philadelphia he will miss working with. He explains that colleagues at McGill University have devoted much effort into making it possible to build an institute with funds from the Rockefeller Foundation. He also notes the relative isolation of Montreal would minimize administrative tasks and enable him to focus on his scientific interests. Penfield ends his letter repeating his many thanks.
Physical Description:
text.typescript.black and white 28.0 x 21.5 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A (Administration) -- Sub-Series A/N (Administration, Neuro)
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Letter from Wilder Penfield to Alfred Stengel, November 30, 1931. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A (Administration) -- Sub-Series A/N (Administration, Neuro) . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved August 7, 2020 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9780
Rights:
This material has been made available with the consent of the copyright holders and can be used in accordance with fair dealing provisions of Canadian copyright law. For more information, please contact the Osler Library of the History of Medicine.
Creator:
Penfield, Wilder Graves, 1891-1976.
Notes:
Text from the second side of the letter (letter is one sheet of paper double sided) can be seen through the paper, slightly obscuring the text at the top of the first side.

Typed at bottom left of page after the valediction: "WGP/HL".

Call Number:
A/N 1-3