Name and location of repository
Level of description
Joseph Erlanger receiving an honorary degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
- March 31, 1936 (Creation)
1 photographic print and 3 acetate copy negatives : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm., 13 , 11 cm.
Name of creator
Scope and content
Typed caption accompanying the photograph reads: "The University of Pennsylvania, today, (March 31), conferred honorary degrees upon two distinguished physiologists in connection with a series of scientific lectures which they will delivery at the University. Here is Dr. Thos. S. Gates, President of the University of Pennsylvania, presenting the degrees to Dr. Herbert Spencer Gasser, (left), Director of Laboratories of The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, and Dr. Joseph Erlanger, Professory of Physiology at Washington University, St. Louis, Mo."
System of arrangement
Conditions governing access
The collection is open and accessible for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.