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July 6, 1901

The Virchow Fund.

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JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(1):40. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470270046021

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New York City, July 1, 1901.

To the Editor:  —Some months ago a committee consisting of Dr. Reed, President of the American Medical Association. Dr. Bowditch, President of the Congress of American Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Weir, President of the New York Academy of Medicine. Dr. Welch, of Johns Hopkins University, and the undersigned secretary, published an appeal to the American medical profession requesting contributions to the Virchow fund which was established ten years ago in honor of Rudolf Virchow's 70th birthday, which was reached Oct. 13. 1891. The fund was created for the purpose of fostering biological, anthropological and general medical research. A large German Committee, with national committees formed all over the globe, has undertaken to increase this fund in honor of the coming 80th birthday of the great medical reformer.Whatever contributions will be raised should be sent to Germany on the first day of September in

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