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Robert Charles Moon - bibliography

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Biography

English-American ophthalmologist, born 1844, Brighton, England; died 1914, USA.

Bibliography

  • The Morris Family of Philadelphia: Descendants of Anthony Morris 1654-1721.
    Philadelphia, Robert C. Moon, M.D., Walnut Street: 1898.
    Moon was a member of the historical and genealogical societies of Pennsylvania and this latter interest led him to write this book concerning the progenitors of his wife, Margaret H. Morris, whom he married in Philadelphia in 1886.
  • John Rutherford:
    William Moon and his Work for the Blind. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1898.
  • Charles Thomas Burt:
    The Moon Society. A Century of Achievement 1848-1948. London, 1948.

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