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Letters sent to Funk, J. Arthur


Date: 
October 28, 1913
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Funk, J. Arthur
Abstract: 

Osler would like the medical profession of England and America to undertake the restoration of the Tomb of Avicenna at Hamadan. He requests that Funk provide a rough estimate of the probable cost of the repairs and that he organize a committee to oversee the work.


Date: 
May 1, 1914
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Funk, J. Arthur
Abstract: 

Osler feels there should be no difficulty in raising the sum proposed by Funk for the restoration of the Tomb of Avicenna at Hamadan. He would like Funk, Neligan and others to form a local committee to oversee the project.