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May 21, 1892


JAMA. 1892;XVIII(21):655-656. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411250025011

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New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.  —This institution has recently received a gift of $80,000 from the widow and children of the late Dr. Abram Du Bois, a pioneer specialist in eye diseases in New York City, and a generous giver to this institution during his lifetime. A memorial building, or pavilion, will be put up with this donation, to bear forever the name of Dr. Du Bois. This gift was not the result of bequest, but a genuine gift on the part of surviving members of the late doctor's family, freely given because of the fifty years of active interest in the Infirmary, its professional work and its government.The trustees expect to raise another equal sum, and thus provide for the construction of three pavilions, with a total bed accommodation of 150, besides private rooms. The Infirmary is now the second largest of the kind in the world,

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