Group lot of three ink signatures of the Nobel laureates in physiology or medicine from 1934: William P. Murphy, “With kind regards, Wm. P. Murphy, M.D.,” on an off-white 5 x 6.75 album page; George Richards Minot, “Professor of Medicine, Howard University, Director Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, Boston City Hospital, Nov. 15, 1937,” on a light blue 6.5 x 4.75 album page; and George Hoyt Whipple, “George H. Whipple, Rochester, N.Y., May 20, 1937,” on an off-white 6.75 x 4.75 album page. In overall very good to fine condition, with folds and stains to each page. George Richards Minot, George Hoyt Whipple, and William P. Murphy shared the 1934 Nobel Prize for their pioneering ‘discoveries concerning liver therapy in cases of anemia.’
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