ST. MICHAEL HOSPITAL NEWARK, NJ, DR. CHARLES J. KIPP SIGNED SLIP, "Charles J. Kipp", 3 x 1.25, by eye and ear clinic pioneer in Newark, NJ. In fine condition, with light age toning.
Dr. Charles John Kipp (1838-1911) was born in Hanover, Germany and came to the United States in 1854 and graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in 1861. He worked as a surgeon for the United States Army during the American Civil War. In 1870, as an effort to isolate treatment of the eye and ear, he started the eye and ear clinic at St. Michael's Hospital, Newark, and in 1880, he helped establish the Newark Charitable Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he remained its founding father.