Draft of a letter from Wilder Penfield to Mrs. Madeleine Ottmann, April 18, 1930.
Description:
Handwritten draft of a letter by Wilder Penfield to Madeleine Ottmann. He reports that William [Ottman's son] left his care last night in an improved condition and mental attitude. He writes of the enclosed professional charges and relays details of Williams' operation. He thanks her for her donation and and reports how her contribution and William's condition has set into motion plans to research epilepsy more intensely. Penfield writes that his dream would be to establish an Institute where epilepsy and other neurological conditions would be the central focus.
Physical Description:
text.manuscript.black and white 31.5 x 21.5 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series C (Correspondence) -- Sub-Series C/G (Correspondence, general)
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Draft of a letter from Wilder Penfield to Mrs. Madeleine Ottmann, April 18, 1930. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series C (Correspondence) -- Sub-Series C/G (Correspondence, general) . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved July 25, 2024 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9767
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:
Handwritten notation in upper left corner: "HL File Ottman".

Handwritten notation at top of first page: "This is evidently a first draft of a hand-written letter, sent to her 9 days before my visit to N.Y."

Call Number:
C/G 4