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Sister Mary Joseph Dempsey - bibliography

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Biography

American Catholic nun, nurse, and hospital aministrator, born May 14, 1856, Salamanca, New York; died March 29, 1939, Rochester, Minnesota.

Bibliography

  • D. Trebing and H. D. Göring:
    Die Nabelmetastase. Sister Mary Joseph und ihre Zeit.
    Der Hautarzt, February 2004, 55 (2): 186-189.
    [The umbilical metastasis. Sister Mary Joseph and her time]

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