Letter from Edward Archibald to Wilder Penfield, October 25, 1927.
Date:
1927-10-25
Description:
This is a typewritten letter from Edward Archibald to Wilder Penfield. In the letter Dr. Archibald states that there is widespread support for Dr. Penfield's appointment at the Royal Victoria Hospital, and that he is almost guaranteed a co-appointment at the Montreal General Hospital. Dr. Archibald believes that, while based at the RVH, Dr. Penfield will draw most of his private practice’s neurological work from the MGH. However, in a hand-written note at the end of the letter, he stresses that his comments concerning the MGH are strictly confidential. Dr. Archibald also writes that he wishes to recruit [Dr. William Vernon] Cone to Montreal as well, and has raised a stipend of four thousand dollars per annum for that purpose. The letter is dated October 25, 1927.
Physical Description:
text.typescript.black and white 27.5 x 21.3 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A (Administration) -- Sub-Series A/M (Administration, McGill)
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Letter from Edward Archibald to Wilder Penfield, October 25, 1927. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A (Administration) -- Sub-Series A/M (Administration, McGill) . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved September 20, 2019 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9929
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:
Archibald, Edward W. (Edward William), 1872-1945.
Notes:
A handwritten post script reads: "What I said about it to Gen. Hosp. is confidential. I maybe (?) to much anyway on their unofficial promise of support as there are some others to be consulted. But the (?) chief surgeon, Mackay are all of you & they count for a lot."

Call Number:
A/M 11-1/1