Bowditch was convinced of the value of the operation, described it and gave it popularity, assigning, however, the credit of the discovery of thoracentesis to "\^'y- man.
Wyman is chiefly known for liis bro- chure on "Autumnal Catarrh (Hay Fever)," published in 1872.
He was dearly beloved by many generations of students at Harvard College to whom he was not only the
college jjhysician, but adviser, helper in time of need.
W. L. B.
Harvard (iraduate's Magazine, June, lOO.'i.
Memoir by H. P. Wolcott, Bo.s, Med. and
Surg. Jour., vol. clxviii.
Memorial meeting, Bos. Med. and Surg.
Jour., vol. clxix.
Bulletin Har. Med. Alumni A.sso., April,
History Har. Med. School, T. F. Harrington.
Bo.«. Med. and Surg. Jour., vol. clxviii.