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October 29, 1892


JAMA. 1892;XIX(18):531-532. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420180025006

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King's College, London.  —This institution, best known in this country by reason of being the field of Sir Joseph Lister's later labors, is also one of the centers of post-graduate instruction. It is there that the lectures and laboratory tuition of Professor Cruikshank are given in bacteriology. It was there that Sir Thomas Watson and Budd, Ferrier, George Johnson and Playfair have wrought and pursued their respective investigations beneficial to progressive medicine. A singular feature is noted in the London Echo, that while the institution is called a "college," it is worthy to be ranked as a University, and that although it bears the name of the King, it is the most democratic movement in London's educational enterprises. "The practical character of this democratic institution is its great glory." Nearly 600 students are now connected with this "Poor Man's University"—the evening classes at King's. That this has been a boon

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