William Henry Welch and the Heroic Age of American Medicine.
by [WELCH, William Henry] FLEXNER, Simon (1863-1946); James Thomas FLEXNER (1908-2003).
New York:: Viking Press, 1941., 1941. 8vo. x, 539,  pp. Frontis. portrait, 25 illus., index. Rose gilt-stamped cloth. Penciled owner's name of Mark B. Adams, December 1973. First edition. The pere et fils biography of one of the "big Four" founders of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Simon was a noted pathologist and the first director of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. Son James won the National Book Award and a special Pulitzer Prize for his four-volume biography of George Washington. PROVENANCE: Dr. Mark B. Adams (ca.1947-2007), was Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, a post he had held since 2003. He was also the Chairman of the Medical College of Wisconsin's Physician Executive Committee. - C. Johnson, A. M. Roza and M. F. Levy, In Memoriam Mark B. Adams, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S., American Journal of Transplantation, 2007; 7: 2446.
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