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Johns Hopkins A Silhouette

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ISBN-10: 0801890985

ISBN-13: 9780801890987

Edition: 2009

Authors: Helen Hopkins Thom

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Helen Hopkins Thom -- granddaughter of Johns Hopkins's older brother Joseph -- began collecting material for this portrait when she still was able to talk to people who had known the founder of the Johns Hopkins University. Her research became of vital importance when it was discovered that Hopkins himself -- owing to a deep sense of humility -- had destroyed virtually all of his papers before he died in 1873. First published in 1929, this biography still stands as the authoritative account of Hopkins's life, his business career, and the motives that lay behind his decision to leave his fortune to establish a university and hospital. Thom tells the story of Johns Hopkins's family, including…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 4/6/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 184
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Helen Hopkins Thom (1867--1948) was the great-niece of Johns Hopkins. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1891.