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October 1936


Arch Ophthalmol. 1936;16(4):684. doi:10.1001/archopht.1936.00840220142016

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Friends and colleagues of the late Dr. William Hamlin Wilder are establishing a foundation for the purpose of continuing the ideals for which he stood. The foundation is to be based on a fund raised by voluntary contributions and administered by the Northern Trust Company.

The interest of this fund is to be used for the purpose of bringing an outstanding teacher in ophthalmology or an allied topic to Chicago every second year to deliver the "Wilder Lecture." The invitation to the lecturer and the details are to be administered by a governing committee composed of the president and the three most recent past presidents of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society. The lecture is to be printed as a separate brochure and distributed to all contributors to the foundation.

The endeavor is being made to raise the principal sum of $10,000.00. Contributions to this fund are requested, and checks

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