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December 1929

News and Notes

Arch Ophthalmol. 1929;2(6):733-734. doi:10.1001/archopht.1929.00810020756013


Article by Dr. Hasket Derby.—In answer to various inquiries in regard to the article by Dr. Hasket Derby on "Personal Recollections of Graefe, Arlt, and Donders," it may be said that this was written in the autumn of 1905, but for various reasons it was not considered wise to publish it at that time. It came to light only recently among Dr. Derby's papers.

The International League Against Trachoma.—The league, which was established during the session of the International Ophthalmological Congress at Amsterdam during September, has selected Dr. Emile de Grosz of Budapest president, and Dr. F. Wibaut of Amsterdam secretary. An effort will be made to secure the active cooperation of the League of Nations and of the Rockefeller Foundation.

Braille Alphabet Centenary.—Louis Braille, in 1829, then in his twentieth year, simplified existing embossed methods of writing, and brought forth his alphabet. Braille had become

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