Letter from Edward Archibald to Wilder Penfield, June 28, 1928.
Date:
1928-06-28
Description:
This is a typewritten letter dated 28 June 1928 from Edward Archibald to Wilder Penfield. In the letter Archibald informs Penfield that the preparation of his laboratory space at the Royal Victoria Hospital is going well. He also confirms that, in addition to the five thousand dollars which had been allocated by the hospital’s Board of Governors for the purchase of laboratory equipment, a further five hundred had recently been donated by the mother of Dr. Reford. Archibald recommends that Penfield use the additional money to purchase a Zeiss microscope. He also explains that he has received no applications for the vacant internship position at the lab, suggesting that Penfield inquire amongst friends and colleagues in the United States for interested individuals. Finally, in addition to claiming that he is please that Penfield is studying with Foerster and Leriche, Archibald informs Penfield that there are a number of neurosurgical cases which are being reserved for his arrival at the hospital in the fall.
Physical Description:
text.typescript.black and white 26 x 20.9 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, June 28, 1928. [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=9952
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:
There are a number of handwritten equations on the letter.

Handwritten addendum reads: "Aus. - please send the 500 - whole scope c [with] attachments for drawings + Photog. = 499! Am making (?). Would like to get 100 (?). Better leave Dr. Refords Mic to be filled out when we get back."

This letter is written on 52 Westmount Boulevard stationary.

Call Number:
A/M 11-1/3