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ANGELL, Henry C.., oculist, born in Providence, Rhode Island, 27 January 1829. He was graduated at the Hahnemann medical College of Philadelphia in 1853, and subsequently spent four years in study at the hospitals of London, Paris, Vienna, and Berlin, after which he settled in Boston, where he still resides. On the foundation of the Boston University school of medicine he became its professor of ophthalmology, which chair he continues to occupy. He is president of the Philharmonic society of Boston, and is an honorary member of the New Hampshire Historical Society. His technical writings include "Diseases of the Eye" (6th ed., Boston, 1882), and "How to Take Care of Our Eyes" (Boston, 1880). Dr. Angell has also written papers on art subjects for the "Atlantic Monthly" and the "American Art Review," and is the author of " The Records of Win. M. Hunt" (Boston, 1879)
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