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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler talked about his catalogue "raisonne". Details about it. Gives the example of the history of the Council of Trent which will be found under Harvey.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Mentions Mrs. Osborne's poem on Osler's "umptieth" birthday. Malloch finds the last verse about Doccy-o the best.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler went to Cliveden and brought back the Grassetts of Toronto for tea and Sister from Ewelme. Accounts on how Osler came to know Malloch's father. Grace told him of Osler's habit of writing "James Bovell" all over bits of paper. Explains that as a youth he always liked the signature of his teacher. Mentions the dinner at the Max-Mullers. Mentions a Miss Berkam. Osler described French concours.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. He arrived in Oxford. Osler was in bed with a cold and working at books. Mentions the latest books Osler bought. Osler told him that there is an increase in Addison's disease in the war. Discussion about influenzal broncho-pneumonia. Mentions Bogg's paper.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler is still in bed. The latter is quite keen about Jas. Gregory and John Bell. Relates that Susan Chapin said that when they had the phone call announcing Revere's death, Osler said: "I knew from the beginning of the war that this moment would come."


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Autobiographical notes taken in Osler's diary in 1918.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler is better, was up for lunch and dinner.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler is up again. The latter is interested in General Mennessier de la Lance's Essai de Bibliographie Hippique. Enthusiastic comments about it.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler looks better, has all his Harvey cards ready. Osler loves to recall memories of his youth, when he was a scamp. Anecdote.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. A Canadian Nursing Sister, Miss Milburn, came for the night. She is Edward Milburn's daughter. Osler told many anecdotes from their youth. Osler wishes to have a photograph taken of the Toronto Globe account of the police court affair.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Went to Witney with Osler and saw Harvey. They picked up Marion Emmons at the Blackburns' at Bampton. Osler mentioned that he saw nice silhouettes there.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. They received the news that John McCrae has died of pneumonia.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Mentions the Edinburgh Rectorial Contest. Details about the results of the contest and on the bills for expenses of the committee. Mentions the pomander cane from a family of Maida Vale. (Osler gave it to the College of Physicians of Physicians of Philadelphia.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. He is in Boulogne. Received a long letter from Osler. They will keep Revere's books together.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. He is in Boulogne. Charles Martin told him about a case of Hughlings-Jackson's paralysis which Osler diagnosed in Montreal.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. He examined with Osler a young man (a case of "Schwarze Zunge") at the Radcliffe. Grace looks well. Osler went at the Club. Thinks that Osler has sent off letter about Revere's memorial at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Mentions that they live almost altogether in the dining-room.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler told him of the dining-clubs he had belonged to : The Club, The Club of 12, Biologists, Mahogany Tree, Medical Union, Ship of Fools, The College Club, The Fellows' Club, Royal Society Club, Colophon Club, Samuel Pepys' Club, Canada Club, Ashmolean, The Club, The Tutor's Club and The Roxburghe. Malloch does not know if Osler was in the Literary Club or Johnson's Club in London for which he was proposed by Roseberry as a member.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Thayer and Longcope came for dinner. Longcope talked of the conditions in Russia. Ferries of Cardiff came in the afternoon and told them of his theories of immunity with charts, auto-precipitants. Osler teased him about these. Malloch thinks that Ferries wants a job and Osler said after he left "They think I run the University of Wales".


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler wishes to go with Malloch next Spring on an incognito trip to Paris for a bibliographical tour. Grace wishes that she, Osler, W.W. Francis and Malloch could be alone that night, tired of people. She realizes that after the war is over, it will be harder to bear Revere's loss. She gave Malloch a copy of the letter Osler sent to the President of the Johns Hopkins University about the Tudor and Stuart Club as Revere's memorial. Osler could not bear to give it to him himself.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler and he went to London at a Bibliographical Society to listen to a paper on regulations of the book trade before 1550. W.W. Francis was there too.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. He is on trip to Lille. He tried in several bookshops to get for Osler the early papers of Pasteur on fermentation. No luck.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Malloch visited Revere's grave.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. He is in Boulogne. Had a letter from Grace. Osler was in bed for weekend before Christmas and was depressed.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Arrived at Oxford. Mentions some rare books that Osler has. Osler talked about James Hamilton, details on the latter's life, Osler wrote his obituary notice in Caniffs Physicians of Upper Canada. Strong has been there writing book on trench fever. Malloch saw old notebooks of Osler which contain lectures in Montreal, notes of questions asked of students at John Hopkins Hospital. He read the Bibliotheca Osleriana introduction. It mentions his last will concerning the catalogue if it is unfinished before he died. States that the work could be supervised by Gibson and Grace, Mackall, W.W. Francis and Malloch could see that his wishes were carried out. Comments on the writing style of Osler. The latter is very thin but cheery.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Mentions the books Osler lately got. Ramsay Wright went with them to Cliveden to see cases. Grace tells him of a plan to give Revere's books to establish English literary library at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Mentions their other project regarding the house : they are buying ground rent and will get it freehold. Christ Church will accept it and Osler want to leave it as a residence for the Regius Professor of Medicine. The University will have to endow the chair.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. They went to the Radcliffe to look about history of anaesthetics. Osler told them of Buller who wanted him to invest money in a wildcat scheme. Osler told them of James Hamilton who lost all his money in a scheme. Anecdote of an autopsy on case of Hodgkins' disease with Shearman in Montreal. Mentions that Osler works a little at the new edition of the textbook.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Mentions the book of Parkes Weber dedicated to Osler. Osler is to review book for Annals of History of Medicine. Rand of Harvard was there for lunch. The latter is interested in Locke. Osler said that Welch was born with hypertrophy of the heart. Comments on the College and F.R.C.S. exam which is a disgrace. Mentions Osler's letter to the Lancet. Norman Moore would have to give up the power. Mentions N.M. the first Royal C. President since reformation. Cunliffe was here for tea and talked about postgraduate work for all kinds of students in Europe. Suggestion for his case cards. Grace told him of one of Osler's jokes on Jack Heweston.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Cases at the Radcliffe.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Comments about a doctor Dewar and his wife. Osler relates an offer he received from Copeland and St. John who had a medical school in Chicago. American Army officers from Chicago came to dinner. Anecdote on Osler on the train where a Baptist parson told Osler about his aneurysm and Osler pretending he knew nothing of such things and not a medico. Mentions pirated textbook selling like hot cakes in a Liverpool bookseller's shop. He did not give himself away.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Cases at the Infirmary. Mentions an American lady doctor from close to Winchester. Osler will give an address there on the 21st. Osler said that the men in the British Association in Toronto said that Jacques Loeb is the best man to present a physiological problem or question. Osler is rather laughing at endocrinology.

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