Item 02 - Letter, August 13, 1923

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Letter, August 13, 1923

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CA OSLER P417-2-10-02

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  • August 13, 1923 (Creation)
    Thomson, J. Arthur (John Arthur), 1861-1933
    Boston (Mass.)

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Thomson was Regius Professor of National History at Aberdeen University from 1899 to 1930. He wrote numerous books on biology and on evolution and religion.

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Letter to Arthur Thomson from Harvey Cushing, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, 721 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Cushing asks Thomson to explain how medical examinations are conducted in England. He would like to know if outside Examiners are called in, how there are chosen, and who they were between the years 1906-1919. Thomson replies on verso. [See CUS417/10.3 and CUS417/10.4]

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Cushing's colour code: White (Correspondence)

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