Excerpt from Science, Vol. 36: July-December, 1912
In these two volumes is given the biography of every medical worthy who has lived in the United States or Canada between 1610 and 1910 every man and woman who has been dis tiuguished either as an original thinker or writer, or as a teacher or great leader in medicine in any part of the country. Dr. Kelly has also included a number of those hardy pioneers Who did great work with insufficient means and assistance in the border countries in the early days, those Of the medical profession who after taking a degree have not practiced medicine but have become eminent in some other branch of science, and, lastly, those men who have done no special original work but who attained great local prominence and widely inﬂuenced their fellows by a strong personality. In all, some twelve hundred biographies are included. The introduction of some 80 pages will prove extremely interesting. In it is summed up all. That has been accomplished by American medical men in every branch of medicine. In fact, these Resumes really form an admirable Sketch of American medical history, bringing out in a most interesting way the many factors that played prominent roles in the development of medicine in America. A number of portraits are distributed throughout each volume.
Two octavos. Averaging 525 pages each. By howard A. Kelly. M.D.. Johns Hopkins University. Per set: Cloth, net; Halt Morocco, net.
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