DR EDWARD L. HOLMES has resigned the Professorship of Ophthalmology and Otology in the Rush Medical College of Chicago, which he has held since 1860. He will be succeeded by Dr Harper of the Chicago University, with which the Rush Medical College will be united. Dr Holmes will be seventy years of age on February 11, 1898. He was the founder of the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, one of the few State institutions of its kind in America. His valuable contributions to the science and practice of ophthalmology are well known. His genuine kindness and sterling character are highly appreciated by all who have had the privilege of being acquainted with him.
A look at the past . . .. Arch Ophthalmol. 1999;117(1):49. doi:10.1001/archopht.117.1.49