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life and times of a voluntary hospital

H. G. Calwell

life and times of a voluntary hospital

the history of the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, 1873 to 1948

by H. G. Calwell

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Published by Brough, Cox and Dunn Ltd. in Belfast .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH.G. Calwell.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 138p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17354722M

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