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From: 
Ormerod, Joseph Arderne
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ormerod seeks assurance that Osler's name was used by the publishers of the "Family Encyclopedia of Medicine" without his knowledge or consent. He urges Osler to have his name removed from the publication immediately.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ormerod, Joseph Arderne
Abstract: 

Osler has just learned of the existence of the "Family Encyclopedia of Medicine," in connection with which the use of his name was unauthorized. Osler explains that he had been contacted by Dr. Riddle of Cambridge about a paper, for which Osler made some helpful suggestions. Osler has informed Dr. Riddle that he misused his name and abused his kindness. Incl. ms. notes.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ormerod, Joseph Arderne
Abstract: 

Osler's resignation as Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. Incl. ms. notes.


From: 
Ormerod, Joseph Arderne
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ormerod informs Osler that his resignation from the Royal College of Physicians has to be accepted by the College during the next meeting, according to College rules.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Barlow, Sir Thomas
Abstract: 

Osler explains to the President of the Royal College of Physicians the fraud that was perpetrated against him by Dr. Riddle. He resents the accusation that he dragged the fair name of the College through the mud, for his conscience is clear in the matter. He feels he has no choice but to resign from the College. Incl. ms. notes.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ormerod, Joseph Arderne
Abstract: 

Osler demands that the Royal College of Physicians defend himself and the other Fellows implicated in the "Family Encyclopedia of Medicine" affair by having their names removed from the publication and by securing a public apology from the publishers.


From: 
Otis, E.O.
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Otis is in favour of Flick's proposal to form a National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis.


From: 
Knopf, Sigmund Adolphus
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Knopf would like to meet with Flick while he is in New York for the Congress on Tuberculosis. He urges Flick to visit the Tenement-house Exhibition.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Porter, William
Abstract: 

Flick informs Porter that it was decided at the recent meeting of the Tuberculosis Committee to from a United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis. He reports on the success of the meeting, despite the absence of Trudeau, who was kept away by his wife's illness. Most men agree that Trudeau should be named as the first President of their new Society.


From: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Minutes of the meeting of the Tuberculosis Committee. Jacobs provides a list of physicians who attended the meeting at the College of Physicians in Philadelphia to discuss the formation of a national society for the study of Tuberculosis. During the meeting, over which Osler presided, it was decided that a United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis be organized.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Osler remarks that Flick finally got his way at the meeting of the Tuberculosis Committee. Osler writes about the proposed new Journal of Tuberculosis, for which he would like to secure the support of the Phipps Institute. He feels it should be an independent organization, supported by the societies and the men involved in Tuberculosis work.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Flick is confident that Osler will be satisfied with the results of the recent meeting of the Tuberculosis Committee when the United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis is fully organized. Flick is worried about raising the necessary funds to sustain a new Journal of Tuberculosis.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
Abstract: 

Flick thanks Jacobs for sending the memorandum of the meeting of the Tuberculosis Committee. He looks forward to future meetings and a speedy development of their plans.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
Abstract: 

Arrangements for meetings on Tuberculosis in New York and Washington.


From: 
Trudeau, Edward Livingston
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Although Trudeau is flattered to have been named Chairman of the Executive Committee of the newly formed United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis, he does not feel he is suited for such business. He will do what he can in his post, as long as he is not in the way of progress of the Society. He comments on Maragliano's paper on Tuberculosis.


From: 
Bullock, E.S.
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Bullock is very sorry to have missed the recent meeting of the Tuberculosis Committee in Philadelphia, but would like to make it to the next meeting in Atlantic City. However, his small institution is struggling at present, and will not likely have the money to send him, nor is he likely to have enough money to pay his own way.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Trudeau, Edward Livingston
Abstract: 

Flick outlines the organization of the United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis. Although it has not been officially decided, he is confident that Trudeau will be elected as President of the Society. They are sending Ravenel to Genoa to study Maragliano's methods in the treatment of Tuberculosis.


From: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Arrangements for a Tuberculosis Committee meeting in New York to discuss the constitution, by-laws, and personnel of the newly formed United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis.


From: 
Long, B.G.
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

The conclusion reached in Buffalo on the Tuberculosis question was that it would be best to arrange a section on "Prevention of Tuberculosis" for the meeting of the American Public Health Association, instead of organizing a separate body.


From: 
Biggs, Herman M.
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Arrangements for a Tuberculosis Committee meeting in New York to discuss the constitution, by-laws, and personnel of the newly formed United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
Abstract: 

Arrangements for a Tuberculosis Committee meeting in New York to discuss the constitution, by-laws, and personnel of the newly formed United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis. Flick outlines how he and Ravenel feel the Society should be organized.


From: 
Welch, William Henry
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Welch suggests that Flick and members of the Phipps Institute draft the constitution and by-laws for the newly formed United State Society for the Study of Tuberculosis before the next meeting.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Welch, William Henry
Abstract: 

As per Welch's request, Flick has sketched out a constitution and by-laws for the newly formed United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
Abstract: 

As per Welch's request, Flick has sketched out a constitution and by-laws for the newly formed United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis. He asks Jacobs to show his work to Osler.


From: 
Trudeau, Edward Livingston
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Trudeau compliments Flick's plans for the newly formed United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis. He writes of matters to be discussed at the next meeting of the Society and his reluctance to take on the Presidency. He is glad that the Phipps Institute has decided to send Ravenel to Genoa to study Maragliano's methods for treating Tuberculosis.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Trudeau, Edward Livingston
Abstract: 

As per Welch's request, Flick has sketched out a constitution and by-laws for the newly formed United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis. Flick reassures Trudeau of his ability to take on the Presidency of the Society.


From: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Jacobs compliments Flick on his proposed constitution and by-laws for the newly formed United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis. The next meeting of the Society will take place at the New York home of Dr. Biggs.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Arrangements for the upcoming meeting of the Unites States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Flick is pleased with Sternberg's proposed constitution and by-laws for the newly formed United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis. However, Flick feels that his own plan of organization would achieve better results.


From: 
Lee, Benjamin
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Lee asks if Flick has changed his mind regarding the "American Congress of Tuberculosis." Holton, who is President of the American Public Health Association, will also serve as President of the Congress. Lee writes that many other prominent men are in support of this movement.

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