Letter from Wilder Penfield to Alan Gregg, October 12, 1932.
Date:
1932-10-12
Description:
Typewritten letter from Wilder Penfield to Alan Gregg of the Rockefeller Foundation. Penfield writes that he is going abroad and inquires as to whether he and Gregg could meet briefly before his departure. Penfield also writes of his wish to have a copy made of the "statue which stands at the entrance to the Ecole de Medecin in Paris". He inquires as to Gregg's thoughts on this and how he believes it could be achieved.
Physical Description:
text.typescript.black and white 27.8 x 21.3 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection


Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Sussex Series -- Sussex Photo Album

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 Alan Gregg, October 12, 1932. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Sussex Series -- Sussex Photo Album Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A (Administration) -- Sub-Series A/N (Administration, Neuro) . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved July 14, 2024 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9985
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:
Typed at bottom left of page after the valediction: "WGP/HL."

Handwritten letter at bottom left: "Could you give me a letter that would keep[?] the authorities of the Luxembourg gallery [?] the statue [?]? So you or D.O'Brien know a likely sculptor to copy it?"

The statue mentioned by Barrias mentioned by Penfield is titled "La Nature se dévoilant à la Science", or in English, "Nature Unveiling Herself Before Science".

Call Number:
A/N 2-3