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Lot #1: Harvey Cushing Letter Signed from 1935 Regarding a Centennial Celebration for Yale Medical School Graduate & Missionary Peter Parker


Harvey Cushing typed letter signed, composed on 14 August 1935 while Cushing served as Sterling Professor of Neurology at Yale University. On Yale School of Medicine letterhead, Cushing writes to a Dr. E.J.M. Dickson regarding a centennial celebration for the famous Yale physician and missionary Peter Parker. Letter reads in part, ''...we have gone to the great trouble and expense of having Peter Parker's portrait which hangs here in the Medical School copied to be sent out to [the Canton, China hospital]...Guy's Hospital where half of the Lamqua paintings of pathological specimens were sent, the other half being here...[signed] Harvey Cushing''. Signed in black fountain pen, letter measures 8.5'' x 11''. Accompanied by Cushing's original envelope postmarked New Haven on 15 August 1935. Folds to letter, including one through signature, else near fine.
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