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Pamphlet: "Committee on Organization of the Ninth International Medical Congress, to be held in Washington, D.C. in 1887," by J.S. Billings, Secretary-General, Washington, D.C., December 1, 1884.


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Pamphlet: "International Medical Congress, Ninth Session, to be held in Washington, D.C., in 1887. Rules and Preliminary Organization." Includes signature of H.P. Bowditch.


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"Pennsylvania Sustains the Code of Ethics: The Action of the American Medical Association Endorsed." List of the men who attended meetings of the American Medical Association in New Orleans and Chicago in 1885, and who have agreed to endorse the Washington Congress of 1887.


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Resolution agreed upon by the members of the medical profession of Boston and vicinity to decline any involvement with the International Medical Congress of 1887.


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"The New York Medical Journal, A Weekly Review of Medicine. Leading Articles," July 4, 1885, pp. 17-22. Includes several articles on the International Medical Congress and on the medical profession of Philadelphia. Includes a list of the members of the American Medical Association's Committee on the International Medical Congress.


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Form letter: "Why the Action of the American Medical Association Should be Endorsed," signed by William H. Pancoast, William B. Atkinson, P.D. Keyser, Addinell Hewson, and Henry Leffmann. Includes editorials from the Journal of the American Medical Association.


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"Circular No. 2. Ninth International Medical Congress." Includes lists of the patrons and proposed officers of the congress, the executive committee, the presidents and vice-presidents of sections, the secretaries and the committee of arrangements.


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"Association of American Physicians." Brief history of the Association.


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Typed copy of newspaper article, "A Strange Birth Place," from the Shoal Lake Echo. Tells story of "Baby on the Track": A newly born baby falls from an express train moving forty miles an hour, is picked up, and restored to its mother's arms uninjured.


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Six affidavits from witnesses of the "Baby on the Track" case.


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College of Physicians Centennial Celebration table card. Provides diagram of seating plan. Osler is among list of attendees.


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Musser, John H.
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Announcement for the annual meeting of the Club for French and German Medical Journals to be held in Osler's office.


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Invitation card for the Philadelphia County Medical Society meeting under the auspices of the Committee on Clinical Pathology. Osler's name is among the list of presenters.


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Invitation from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania for a dinner in honour of the 50th anniversary of Prof. Hayes Agnew's graduation from the department. Osler is a member of the event's organizing committee.


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Musser, John H.
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Typed copy of previous entry (CUS417/84.11).


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The Continental Anglo-American Medical Society list of members for the year 1912. Osler is listed as a member from Oxford.


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Seating plan for the "Farewell Dinner to Dr. William Osler, Hotel Bellevue, " Philadelphia.


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Excerpt from a speech delivered at the farewell dinner for Osler upon his departure from Philadelphia.


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Programme for the "Opening of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore." Addresses were made by John S. Billings and Daniel Coit Gilman, among others.


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An account of the early days of the Johns Hopkins Hospital given by Mr. Abraham Flexner of the Carnegie Foundation before the Royal Commission on University Education in London, England. Includes details of circumstances surrounding Osler's appointment to the Hospital. Incl. ms. notes.


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Unidentified author writes of a practical joke Osler played on a colleague, Councilman, in Baltimore.


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Many prominent members of the medical community assembled at the library of the College of Physicians and Surgeons to wish Osler congratulations on his marriage and to present him with honours and gifts.


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Seating plan for the Semi-Centennial Celebration of the Medical Faculty of McGill College at the Windsor Hotel. "Diagram showing position of guests at the different tables." Osler's name appears on the diagram.


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Excerpt from Daniel Coit Gilman's, "The Launching of a University," New York, 1906, Dodd, Mead & Co., pp. 122-124. Gilman recalls the trials, tribulations and successes of opening the Medical School at the Johns Hopkins. He writes of the Doctors and Professors involved with the school from its inception, including Osler, Kelly, Welch, Halsted, among others.


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"Memorandum." Unidentified author writes that cab-men and porters at the Baltimore train station could tell from the clothing of arriving passengers that they were destined for Osler's house. Incl. ms. notes.


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"The Yle Utopia Revisited, by Weir Mitchell, 1895." Comments on the goings-on at the Maryland Club.


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A Series of Editorials from the New York Tribune, December 4-31, 1895 regarding a border dispute between England and Venezuela, and a separate conflict concerning Armenia.


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"The Regius Professorship of Medicine in Oxford." Form letter composed by Francis Gotch, J.S. Haldane, and Arthur Thomson regarding the duties of the Regius Professor.


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"Donations to the Hospital" List of donors and staff members of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.


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"Traité de Médecine" by Bouchard and Brissaud. Table of Contents (perhaps from French translation of "A System of Modern Medicine"].

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