Auograph letter signed 'Istanbul meb'usu müderris doktor Nureddin Ali'.
AHMET NUREDDIN [NURETTIN] ALI [BERKOL], (The founder of the Turkish Anthropology Centre, politician, doctor, professor), (1882-1955).
Original ALS - Letterhead 'TBMM Azâsina Mahsusdur', Ist., 1928.
Original ALS by Prof. Dr. Nurettin Ali Berkol. 21x13,5 cm. In Ottoman script. 1 p. Five lines. Dated 1928, 4, February. Text: "Muhterem efendim, Izmir'den avdetimizde vapurda çekmek zahmetinde bulundugunuz fotograflari aldim. Bu kiymetdâr hâtiraya arz-i tesekkür ile hürmetlerimi nakliye derim efendim. [Signature] Istanbul meb'usu müderris doktor Nureddin Ali.". Berkol was the founder of the Turkish Anthropology Center, politician, doctor, professor. He was born in 1881 and graduated from medical school in 1902; and then he began to work at the department of anatomy in Military Medical School. Berkol went to France to improve anatomy knowledge and he returned to Turkey with techniques he learned there. One of those techniques is the embalming method that was not previously applied in our country. The meaning of embalming methods is that giving formalin to fix cadavers and store in cold storage. Nurettin Ali Berkol also worked as dean, rector, and deputy and he was the founder of the Turkish Anthropology Centre. Berkol died in 1955. His student whose name was Sehsuvaroglu expressed his thoughts and feelings as follows; 'He lived always full of love and respect in his work life and in his private or family life. He trained many valuable teachers and helped approximately 8,000 young people to interfere with the medical professionals in over 40 years of teaching.'.