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A Medical Club
Paris is to have a Foyer médical, or medical club, after the manner of London, Stockholm and Copenhagen. The location has already been chosen; the work of organization is about completed, and the dedication has been tentatively set for Oct. 15, 1927. The foyer will occupy the second floor of a magnificent private mansion located on Avenue d'Iéna and facing the square in the center of which stands the statue of Washington. The mansion was formerly owned by Prince Roland Bonaparte, who died three years ago and who was a great lover of the sciences. He had accumulated in this residence a fine zoological collection, using his vast fortune for that purpose. He bequeathed his collection to the Muséum d'histoire naturelle, and his mansion was purchased by the Société du canal de Suez. The first floor of the mansion is occupied by the Société de géographie. The
PARIS. JAMA. 1926;87(8):602-603. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680080068022