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

Osler would like Biggs to look over Sternberg's proposed constitution and by-laws before the next meeting of the United States Society for the Study of Tuberculosis.


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

Jacobs encloses a list of candidates for the Board of Directors for the newly formed, and newly renamed, Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis. He asks Flick to revise the constitution and by-laws, which were agreed upon at the last meeting of the Association at the New York home of Dr. Biggs.


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

Flick returns a revised version of the new constitution and by-laws for the Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis.


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

Jacobs suggests the names of additional candidates for the Board of Directors for the newly formed Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis.


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

Flick sends a list of Philadelphia doctors to be considered for membership to the newly formed Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis.


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

Flick has received a copy of the constitution and by-laws for the Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis. He recommends Drs. McCarthy, Pearson, and Ravenel as the Association representatives for Pennsylvania.


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

Jacobs writes of matters relating to the newly formed Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis. The composition of the Board of Directors is of such importance that Osler has organized a special meeting to settle the issue.


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

Flick writes of matters relating to the constitution and by-laws of the newly formed Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis. He accepts the invitation to Osler's special meeting to settle the matter of the Board of Directors for the Association.


From: 
Bowditch, Henry Pickering
To: 
Bowditch, Mrs. Henry Pickering
Abstract: 

Bowditch writes of a meeting in Philadelphia organized by Dr. Wood. Osler and Chittenden were among those present.


From: 
Wyman, Walter
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

The organization of a Tuberculosis Congress is a matter that requires serious consideration. Wyman would like to help to bring about such a Congress, but is hesitant to take the initiative.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Ravenel, Mazyck P.
Abstract: 

Flick reports on the recent meeting of the Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis in Atlantic City. Trudeau was elected as the first President of the Association, while Osler and Biggs were named Vice-Presidents. Osler was also elected as the Chairman of the International Committee on Tuberculosis.


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

Invitation to a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis in Boston.


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

At a recent meeting of the Executive Committee of the Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis, Flick, Biggs and Bowditch were appointed members of the Committee of Admission of Members to the Society.


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

At a recent meeting of the Executive Committee of the Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis, Osler, Knopf, Biggs, Bowditch, and Flick were named by the President of the Association, Trudeau, as representatives for the United States for the International Central Bureau of Tuberculosis.


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

Jacobs writes of matters relating to the Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis, namely membership and hiring an executive officer.


From: 
Stone, William A.
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Flick has been appointed as a delegate to represent the state of Pennsylvania at the American Congress of Tuberculosis in New York City, May 14-16, 1902.


From: 
Ruck, Karl von
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Von Ruck has accepted the chairmanship on the Committee of the third symposium of the Congress on Tuberculosis. He asks Flick to present a paper in his section of the Congress.


From: 
Ruck, Karl von
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Von Ruck shares Flick's suspicions of the Congress on Tuberculosis in New York. His decision to attend was based on his plan to take the Congress out of its present hands and place it upon a more ethical basis. However, the Congress has now been postponed until June, during a time when von Ruck will not be free to attend.


From: 
Herwig, Edgar
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Herwig addresses Flick's suspicions of the Congress on Tuberculosis. He assures Flick that the Governor has no desire to hinder science. He leaves it to Flick to decide if he should attend the Congress or not.


From: 
Fulton, John S.
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Letter of introduction for Dr. Marshall Price, Medical Officer of the Maryland Tuberculosis Commission, who is planning a Tuberculosis exhibition in Baltimore.


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

Otis wrote to Dr. Knopf regarding the formation of a National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis, and he too is in support of such an association.


From: 
McCarthy, D.J.
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Arrangements for Dr. Pannwitz's visit to America. Pannwitz believes that Koch, who is now in Africa, and many others could be induced to come to America for an International Tuberculosis Congress. Pannwitz suggests that a Committee on Tuberculosis be organized as a consistent member of the International Bureau and made up of experts such as Flick, Osler, Knopf, Trudeau, and others.


From: 
Ravenel, Mazyck P.
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Ravenel discusses developments in the scheme to create a Tuberculosis Committee and a new Congress on Tuberculosis.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Ravenel, Mazyck P.
Abstract: 

Flick feels that it may be best for all involved to drop the subject of creating a new Congress on Tuberculosis until the old one has disbanded. He will have nothing to do with the old Congress or the men involved with it.


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

Arrangements for Osler's upcoming lecture in Philadelphia. Flick asks for Osler's help in uniting the workers on Tuberculosis in an effort to bring the International Congress on Tuberculosis to the U.S. in 1905. Flick points out the degeneracy of the old Congress on Tuberculosis and the rising need for a new and improved organization.


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

Osler would like to arrange for Musser, Wilson, Tyson, and Flick to meet Mr. Phipps over dinner. Osler will do anything he can to help bring the International Congress on Tuberculosis to the U.S. He does not know anything about the American Congress of Tuberculosis, but has heard that it is not in the hands of the right men.


From: 
Bracken, H.M.
To: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
Abstract: 

Bracken provides a list of all the people involved in Tuberculosis work in Minnesota. He explains that the issue of the Congress on Tuberculosis is complicated by the fact that Daniel Lewis and Clark Bell are planning two separate events. He advises Flick to join his efforts with those of Lewis and hold a Tuberculosis Congress in Washington in 1905. He feels that it would be wrong to destroy the American Congress of Tuberculosis and that it looks bad on the U.S. to have different organizations working separately on the same issues.


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

Arrangements for Osler's upcoming lecture in Philadelphia. Flick writes briefly of his plans to invite the International Congress on Tuberculosis to the U.S.


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

Flick is glad to learn of Porter's sanatorium in St. Louis and that he is actively engaged in the crusade against Tuberculosis. He informs Porter of the efforts of the Phipps Institute to bring the International Congress on Tuberculosis to the U.S. He asks for a list of the men in Missouri who work with Tuberculosis.


From: 
Flick, Lawrence F.
To: 
Bracken, H.M.
Abstract: 

Flick explains that if Daniel Lewis plans to hold his own Congress on Tuberculosis in 1905, the Phipps Institute will gladly hold off its plans to bring the International Congress on Tuberculosis to the U.S. until 1906. However, Flick warned Lewis that his project was not likely to be successful and that neither he nor the Phipps Institute would have anything to do with it.

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