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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler is having reprints bound and gives them away in sets. Project to write an introduction telling of those things which he had hoped to do. Says that it is a marked sign of senility to make a bibliography. Mentions Jerome Green, Grant, Paton, Bronson Cutting, and Edgar Wells. Went to Merton Library where P.S. Allen showed them about. Advice that Bowditch gave once to Osler. Osler's opinion on seminaries of special libraries for laboratories are important. Glad that the USA is in the war. Osler working on the talk he will give at Shorncliffe on the medical profession.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Malloch looked at Macray's "Annals of the Bodleian", and to Osler's notes in the back about Nicholson and his arithmomania. Notes that it is Osler who first suggested the Bodleian Quarterly Record. Osler gave him a photo of Jonathan Hutchinson. Osler went to Shorncliffe to talk about the future of the medical profession in Canada.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Malloch talked with Miss Willcock (Osler's old vestal) about Osler's catalogue, what it represents to the students. Every item will bear mark of Osler's critical power.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Went to a dinner at the Athenaeum with Harvey Littlejohn, William Peterson, Robert Falconer, General Winter, Colonel Washburn, Finley, Adami, Sprigge, Perley and Williams.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler and Malloch visited the manuscripts room of the British Museum. Comments on a caricature of Osler in a Toronto newspaper. Radin has written an article in Medical Pickwick for August 18 on "The Literary Flavor in the Writings of Sir William Osler". Mentions an article about Egerton Y. Davis "The relation of medical literature to professional esteem" by Bayard Holmes, reprints from editorials in Lancet-Clinic of 1915. Osler is amused by that. Mentions that he still uses the name occasionally. Osler spoke of duration of those with valvular lesions. Osler gave Malloch a reprint of introduction to Life of Pasteur.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Littlejohn was there for dinner. Grace told an anecdote of Osler stealing a tin of petrol in Littlejohn's house and another time went upstairs during the children's lesson hour and turned the room topsy-turvy.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler is off to London to stay with George Savage. Osler often talks of the latter and of Sharkley.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler came back in the morning. He had been at a dinner at the United Hospitals Club.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. They saw cases at the Infirmary.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler showed him a paper on English Literature Honours sent by Egerton Yorrick Davis to two girls at St. Thelma's in 1911.


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Calendar page with Osler's activities during the month.


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Autobiographical notes taken in Osler's diary in 1919.


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Calendar page with Osler's activities during the month.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. He slept at Randolph as it was too late in getting in Oxford.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Surprises Osler who was with Marion Emmons for breakfast. Osler has asked the army to send Malloch on leave to see his father.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler gave him Shepherd's experiences with Resurrectionists to read. Osler told him of the post-mortem he did last week. Mentions a boy with double cervical rib. Would like Malloch to attend to his classical association address on May 17th. Mentions Miss Smart the new secretary. Osler declined to be on a Committee of the Red Cross International. Details on the medical tablet of the Temple of Assur. Osler says that his brother Edmund Boyd is the most generous person he knows.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler and he worked all day doing up the reprints in bundles. Osler confides how pleased he was that he had settled about Revere's books. Will get a catalogue of them. Mentions that he could not tell how long he would live. Worked on getting out a lot of old papers.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. They went to the Museum and spent the whole day putting Osler's reprints in chronological order. Osler is in fine form and bright.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler and he saw cases at the Radcliffe. Saw in his papers, offer of position at Philadelphia and his unpublished address when he first got to Pennsylvania, the outline of book on diagnosis which he had hoped to write. Saw Notice of books of "Oslerisms". Explanations on it. He saw Ordino's flowery letter to Osler on his becoming Regius. Saw a letter from Malloch's father about the Edinburgh Chair.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Malloch saw Alex. Cruickshank Houston's dedication to Osler in his new book "Rural Water Supplies and their Purification". Quotation of it.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Went to see cases at the Infirmary.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler is very affected that Garrod had lost his third and last son.


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Interview with Osler described by Alice Hamilton. She was telling him of the trips Miss Addams and she were going to make into Germany under the auspices of the Quakers to report on the conditions of the German children. Osler thought it was a right thing to do and was troubled about the idea that they would take away the German cows. He had been writing to Robert Cecil about it. He asked her to give a message from him to Mrs. Ewald.


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Osler was asked to give the opening address at King's College Medical School in the Fall, to Cincinnati for the opening of the Drake Memorial Buildings, to give a lecture on Walt Whitman at Oxon. Grace said that he must not give any lecture until the Nervous system of the Textbook was done. Grace complains about Osler's habit when he was in bed having books, papers and notes all over. W.W. Francis told him that Osler was moved to tears by Francis' reading of 'Mrs. Wiggs and the Cabbage Patch'. Grace told him that when Osler was at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, he never charged his private patient anything. Reminiscences of Grace of their trip to see the leper colony.


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Extract from the American Journal of the American Medical Association, July 12, 1919, pp. 106-108. The Editorials pages. "SIR WILLIAM OSLER AT SEVENTY - A RETROSPECT".


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Extract from The Hospital, July 19, 1919, pp.409-410. "SIR WILLIAM OSLER'S SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY".


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Clipping from the Lancet, July 19, 1919. "ANNOTATIONS-NE QUID NIMIS- THE OSLER PRESENTATION".


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Extract from Archibald Malloch's journal. Long account of a dinner with Osler and Birkett. Reminiscences of the old days in Montreal. Anecdote on the time E.B.Osler was chairman of the Temiskaming and other railroad in Quebec. Mentions Donald Smith, Angus, Stephen, MacIntyre, Strathcona and McGibbon. Anecdote of Buller's naivety. Osler's opinion on Oliver Lodge and on the communication with the dead. Anecdote on George Ross of Montreal who never understood Osler's pranks. Account of the seventieth birthday gathering. Osler is trying to get MacAlister made a knight in 1919. In Jersey, Osler confides to Malloch that he had only three times been spoken to about his soul. Details about it. Mentions Wenckebach's letter.


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T. Archibald Malloch's detailed notes on Osler's illness, treatment, mentions Drs. Gibson, Horder, Collier. Osler spoke of provisions after his death and Lady Osler's for his catalogue. Osler sorry not to see the post mortem, mentions Michael Angelo and his tomb, Religio Medici.


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Three pages of notes by T. Archibald Malloch on the progress of Osler's illness and the operation.

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