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August 1920

ADDRESS AT THE DEDICATION OF A TABLET IN HONOR OF DR. CHARLES K. MILLS: AT THE PHILADELPHIA GENERAL HOSPITAL June 17, 1920

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PHILADELPHIA
Arch NeurPsych. 1920;4(2):198-201. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1920.02180200063008

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Abstract

We have met today to do honor to a friend and colleague whose name will always be associated with the beneficent work which for so many years has been the distinction of the Philadelphia General Hospital. This tablet is the symbol of that association—but it is only a symbol, for the work itself, in its far-reaching influence and effects, is more enduring and more worthy of commemoration than can even be expressed in a tablet of bronze. It is said that Charcot took the chronic and neglected cases of the Salpêtrière, and on his study of those cases helped to lay the foundations of the modern science of neurology. With an insight no less wise and discerning than that of the great French neurologist, did Dr. Charles K. Mills see and grasp the opportunity to have established in this old city hospital a department of nervous diseases, which has won

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