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May 7, 1887

LETTER FROM GLASGOW.

JAMA. 1887;VIII(19):525-527. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02391440021011
Abstract

The University — The Hunter Collection in the Museum—Surgery in Glasgow—MacEwen's Osteotomies— Operation for Cerebral Abscess— Radical Operation for Hernia—Cerebral Cyst—Treatment of Fractures—Subcutaneous Osteotomy versus Abdominal Section in Obstetrics.

A walk with Prof. George Buchanan through the various departments of the University of Glasgow soon convinced me that Glasgow may well be proud of her school as every branch has been supplied with every conceivable facility for teaching, regardless of expense. The buildings are located upon a hill in the western part of the city, and are surrounded by a beautiful park. We met Sir William Thompson, one of the most famous of scientists, in his laboratory busily engaged in his scientific investigations. The weight of advancing years appears to have no effect in diminishing his working power.

Mr. Young, the Curator of the Museum, a most accomplished scholar, very kindly showed me the most interesting specimen in William Hunter's

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