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- Friedrich L. J. Boettcher could possibly be the artist born 1852, known for illustrator-agricultural subjects, and who lived in the Washington, D.C., area and Germany.
Dr. J. Parsons Schaeffer (1878-1970) received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1907, a Master of Arts degree in 1909 from Cornell University, and Doctor of Philosophy in 1910, also from Cornell. He served as Professor of Anatomy at Jefferson Medical College from 1914 until 1948. Schaeffer died on 7 February 1970.
This small collection consists of a letter written by Friedrich L. J. Boettcher on 9 November 1908 to Dr. J. Parsons Schaeffer about a transcription of Nathaniel Highmore's description of the maxillary sinus, "Antrum maxillae superioris." Included with the letter is a handwritten copy of "Antrum maxillae superioris" and a typescript copy.
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