Letter from Alan Gregg to Wilder Penfield, September 18, 1933.
Date:
1933-09-18
Description:
Three page typewritten from Alan Gregg of the Rockefeller Foundation (RF), to Wilder Penfield. In a previous letter Penfield expressed his wish to incorporate a symbol of the RF in acknowledgement of its' contribution, and invited a representative of the RF to the cornerstone ceremony. Gregg explains it is a policy of the Foundation to not allow such tributes nor attend ceremonies out of a "conviction that the credit belongs to the local people."
Physical Description:
text.typescript.black and white 26.5 x 20.2 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 Alan Gregg to Wilder Penfield, September 18, 1933. [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 June 20, 2019 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9987
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:
Gregg, Alan, 1890-1957.
Notes:
Letter is typed on "THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION 49 West 49th Street, New York The medical sciences Alan Gregg, M.D., Director Cable Address: Rockfound, New York".

Typed at bottom left of page after the valediction: "AG:GER".

Call Number:
A/N 2-3