February 12, 1898


JAMA. 1898;XXX(7):384. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440590044008

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The dedication of the Hunt Memorial Society Hall at Hartford, Conn., was the occasion of more than local interest. Dr. Hunt had been a leading physician for nearly half a century, and his family, to commemorate his name, offered the local medical society a building for a library, museum, laboratory and lecture room. The society purchased the ground and a thirty thousand dollar building has been erected for this purpose. The dedication was marked by a notable address from President Gillman of Johns Hopkins University of Baltimore. The building is especially adapted for social and scientific work. Large cosy parlors and sitting rooms, with a kitchen and dining room, after the fashion of a modern club are provided. Other rooms are fitted for laboratory and chemic research and the foundation of a large library has already begun. Rooms for research, writing and consultation of books and periodicals are large and

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