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Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2564
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Howe, Lucien, 1848-1928.
Title: Lucien Howe additional papers,
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Materials in English, German, and French.
Abstract: Reviews of Lucien Howe's Muscles of the eye and other papers.
See also: Lucien Howe Papers (MS Am 1756). Houghton Library.
Howe, an ophthalmologist, was founder of the Buffalo Eye and Ear Infirmary (1876), author of the New York State Howe Law that first made prophylaxis of the eyes of the newborn compulsory, author of a standard text on ocular muscles, and donor-in-chief and first director of the Howe Laboratory of Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Includes transcript and printed reviews of Lucien Howe's 1907 Muscles of the eye. Also includes obituaries on Howe, clippings on his 1926 donation to found the Howe Laboratory of Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, biographical information on Howe, and a 1929 letter and autograph notes from his wife, Elizabeth Mehaffey Howe.
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