New York University; Its History, Influence, Equipment and Characteristics, with Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Founders, Benefactors, Officers and Alumni Volume 2

New York University; Its History, Influence, Equipment and Characteristics, with Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Founders, Benefactors, Officers and Alumni Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... Mission in 1888-9o, and Corresponding Secretary of the Korea Tract Society in 1889. He is, beside being a translator of the Bible into Korean, the author of a Korean-English and English-Korean Dictionary, a Korean Grammar, and other works in Korean and English. He received the degree of Doctor of Divinity from New York University in 1892, and that of Doctor of Laws in 19o1. He was married on March 13, 1889, to Dr. Lilias Sterling Horton, daughter of James Mandeville Horton, and has a son, Horace Horton Underwood. VAN FLEET, Frank, 1860 Class of 1881 Med. Born in New York, 1860; studied in public schools and under tutors; graduated M.D., Bellevue Hospital Medical College, 1881; in general practice, 1881-91; ophthalmologist since 1891; Surgeon to Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital; Professor in New York Post Graduate Medical School; active promoter of legislation affecting the public health; frequent contributor to current medical literature. FRANK VAN FLEET, M.D., son of Henry Sweitzer Van Fleet and Esther (Flandreau) Van Fleet, is a descendant of Adrian Geritsen Van Vlied, who came from Utrecht, Holland, in the ship "De Trouw," landed in this country on March 24, 1662, and settled at Wiltwyck, New York. In 1725 a branch of the family removed to New Jersey, and there Henry S. Van Fleet was born. He returned to New York City in 1846 and engaged in the publishing business, and in that city his son, the subject of this sketch, was born on March 31, 186o. The boy attended the public schools, and also studied under private tutors. His professional training was acquired in the Bellevue Hospital Medical College, which is now a part of New York University, and in the office of Dr. David C. Cocks, who was Professor of Diseases of the Eye in that...show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 476g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236559525
  • 9781236559524