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September 16, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XXI(12):426-427. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420640030006

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[From the Philadelphia Press.]

Philadelphia, always hospitable to visitors, gave a particularly gracious reception September 9th, to the distinguished delegates to the recently adjourned Pan-American Medical Congress. In the party were nearly 100 medical men, and a few of them were accompanied by their wives. The event of yesterday which will be longest remembered by the delegates was the reception held in their honor at the University of Pennsylvania by Provost Pepper, the trustees and faculties of that institution of learning.

The grounds and buildings of the University were thrown open to the visitors for inspection when they arrived at 3:30 o'clock, and under the guidance of Dr. Pepper they visited every department, lingering longest in the medical and surgical departments whose splendid equipment they much admired. After the inspection of the buildings the members of the party were grouped about the entrance to the library building and photographed. They

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