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Old Korea Images - Photographs - " Dr. John W. Heron, M.D. - First medical missionary (Presbyterian) to be appointed to Korea (1885), and who, with Dr. Horace N. Allen, established the first modern hospital in Seoul (the fore-runner of Severance Hospital). Dr. Heron died after only five years service and was the first to be buried in the Foreign Cemetary allotted by the court. Mrs. Esson M. (Annie Heron) Gale is his eldest daughter. Another daughter, the widow of Charles J. Carroll, jessie lives in Vurginia."
Format Photograph
Description 1 page
Language English
Subject Missions
Notes Moffett Korea Collection. Photographs. Albums of Selected Old Korea Images. Album D - Part 3, Photographs sent to Yonsei, 1890-1932. Album D, Part 3.
Collection Moffett Korea Collection
Subcollection: Photographs
Subcollection: Photographs, Albums
Contributor Princeton Theological Seminary
Sponsor Henry Luce Foundation
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