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Meyer's autobiography, a notable addition to medical autobiography, appeared first in the "History of Medicine and Allied Sciences" under the title "A Short Abstract of a Long Life." In this book are also an interesting memoir of Meyer by Emil Novak in Baltimore, a complete list of Meyer's writings, arranged according to the years of publication, his histogenetic classification of ovarian tumors and a good subject index. The scientific eminence which he achieved will assure him "a permanent and prominent place in the history of embryology, pathology, gynecology and obstetrics."
Autobiography of Dr. Robert Meyer (1864-1947): A Short Abstract of a Long Life. JAMA. 1950;142(2):140. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910200068031
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