Letter from Wilder Penfield to Barnet Phillips, March 1, 1934.
Date:
1934-03-01
Description:
This is a typewritten letter from Wilder Penfield to Barnet Phillips. In the letter Dr. Penfield advises Phillips on where to find accurate pictures of nerve cells, which he can then use to create decorative motifs around the Montreal Neurological Institute. He also encloses a picture of a nerve cell and a list of neurologists whom Penfield wishes to honour in the foyer. The letter is dated March 1, 1934.

Included with the letter is a list entitled "Dedication of the Montreal Neurological Institute.” This is a list of notable figures in the field of neuroscience research, grouped by their nationalities. There are handwritten notations next to each of the names and at the bottom of the page. A second additional page includes a note stating that Franz Nissl and Alois Alzheimer should be honoured together.
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 Barnet Phillips, March 1, 1934. [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 October 14, 2019 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9807
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, 1891-1976.
Notes:
Names and nationalities included in document: "English. Hughlings Jackson, Victor Horsley, Charles Sherrington. French. Jean Charcot, Claude Bernard. German. Constantin von Monakow. Wilhelm Erb. Franz Nissl and Alois Alzheimer. Russian. Ivan Pavlov. Spanish. Ramon y Cajal. Italian. Camillo Golgi. American. Weir Mitchell. Harvey Cushing."

Call Number:
A/N 1-1/7