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April 1952

CORRECTION IN OBITUARY OF DR. GEORGE B. HASSIN

AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1952;67(4):550. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1952.02320160134014

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Abstract

To the Editor:—  In the obituary which was published in the December, 1951, issue of the Archives, there occurs (page 814) a statement beginning, "When it was rudely and unnecessarily taken from him,..." The reading of his correspondence and the financial statements of the Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology have convinced me that this statement is erroneous. I retract it and apologize sincerely for its implications.The facts are as follows:

  1. The founders and supporters of the Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology were originally Dr. G. B. Hassin, Dr. J. H. Globus, and Dr. A. Ferraro. To this group Dr. Arthur Weil was later added.

  2. On a previous occasion the late Dr. G. B. Hassin decided to take upon himself the transfer to Chicago of the executive office of the Journal, a move which did not materialize because of the strong opposition of the other founders.

  3. The late

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