Evans, Thomas, 1916, Business Profile
DENTISTRY, SCHOOL OF: Spruce and Fortieth Streets. The Thomas W. Evans Museum and Dental Institute occupies a splendid building recently completed under a fund of about $1,500,000 devised for the purpose by Dr. Evans, famed as a dental practitioner in Paris in the period of the Empire. The Institute stands upon the site of the donor's childhood home. The institution is a department of the University of Pennsylvania. Its instructors number 64, and students 750. Connected with the Museum are displayed valuable relics of Napoleon III, with whom Dr. Evans was on intimate terms.
1. Poor Richard's Dictionary of Philadelphia, 1916, page 63.
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