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Correspondence between Norman Dott and Wilder Graves Penfield O. M., 1959-1960

Identifier: Coll-32/H.15

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Norman Dott and Wilder Graves Penfield O. M., 1959-1960. Penfield attended the combined British Medical Association and Canadian Medical Association meeting in Edinburgh in July 1959 and addressed the meeting in collaboration with Lord Adrian. At the same time he received the Honorary Doctorate of Law from Edinburgh University and Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Dott corresponded with Penfield about the visit, acted as his host, and made introductory and presentation speeches in his honour. The material includes correspondence with Penfield (with biographical reminiscences of the 1922 British Medical meeting, and some scientific material), biographical notes and articles on Penfield collected by Dott, autograph and typed versions of speeches in Penfield's honour, invitations, order of ceremony, and some related offprints by or about Penfield.


  • 1959-1960


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From the Fonds: 28 boxes

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