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Lot #    10634
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 1:17:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Der familien doktor (Home Physician)
Title (Hebrew)    דער פאמיליען-דאקטער
Author    [First Ed.] Dr. Newton Evans, Editor
City    Rockfield
Publisher    Rockfield Press (Seventh Day Adventists)
Publication Date    1926
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition. 416 pp., 216:145 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy loose in the original cloth boards, rubbed.
   Illustrated family medical book.

Newton Evans, MD was among the principal founders of Loma Linda University. He played a vital role as president and pathology teacher for the University (formerly called the College of Medical Evangelists) from 1914 to 1927. A graduate of Cornell University School of Medicine, clinician, and former teacher at American Medical Missionary College in Battle Creek, Michigan, he brought greatly needed credentials and clinical expertise to the fledgling medical school at Loma Linda.

After his long tenure as president of the College, Dr. Evans became chief pathologist and director of laboratories of Los Angeles County General Hospital. He served again as dean of the School of Medicine for two years during 1943 to 1945 until failing health forced him to retire.

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Other:    Medical
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica