Medicine: Patriarch of Pathology

Doctor Theobald Smith, one of the country's great pathologists and bacteriologists, last week ate a dinner in his own monument: a house overlooking Princeton University campus and Carnegie Lake. Professor Smith lived in the house with his family during the 15 years (1915-29) he was director of the Rockefeller Institute's department of animal pathology. He has retired now and remains in the neighborhood only as consultant. The Rockefeller Institute providently remodeled the house for use of its entire animal pathology staff and last week's dinner signified the transformation of home to...

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