Four lengthy letters and five shorter letters from Nobel Laureate William P. Murphy (1892 - 1987) to Philip S. Hench (1896 – 1965). An American physician. Hench, along with his Mayo Clinic co-worker Edward Calvin Kendall and Swiss chemist Tadeus Reichstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1950. William P. MURPHY.
Four lengthy letters and five shorter letters from Nobel Laureate William P. Murphy (1892 - 1987) to Philip S. Hench (1896 – 1965). An American physician. Hench, along with his Mayo Clinic co-worker Edward Calvin Kendall and Swiss chemist Tadeus Reichstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1950.

Four lengthy letters and five shorter letters from Nobel Laureate William P. Murphy (1892 - 1987) to Philip S. Hench (1896 – 1965). An American physician. Hench, along with his Mayo Clinic co-worker Edward Calvin Kendall and Swiss chemist Tadeus Reichstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1950.

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William P. Murphy was awarded, together with George Richards Minot and George Hoyt Whipple, the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for 1934 for the treatment of pernicious and hypochromic anaemia. The letters span 12.29.36 to 1.5.50. The earliest letters speaks of a patient with "true gout" and mentions that he turned her over to Dr. Monroe's arthritis clinic." The next letter of January, 1937 reflects on the death of his daughter Priscilla and thanks Hench for his kindness in helping Priscilla with her photographyt. He will try to get together the data on the gout case and recounts the symptoms of another patient. The other letters touch on gout and pernicious anemia and rheuatism. Also included are two carbons from Hench to Murphy.

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