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Notes taken from Osler's account book, 1882.


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Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1883.


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Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1884.


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Extract taken from Osler's pocket note book, which he used on his first and second trips abroad, containing a letter to Dr. James Tyson dated June 17, 1884. Osler writes of his decision to leave Montreal for Philadelphia.


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"Verses on Various Occasions," by John Henry Newman, of the Oratory. London, MDCCCLXXIV. Includes a note by Osler regarding his aunt, Miss Pickton, who gave him this book in 1884 when he brought her to Canada.


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Extract from Osler's editorial on "European Medical Centres," from the Archives of Medicine, N.Y., 1885, xii, 170-84.


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Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1885.


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Resolution from the meeting of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, June 29, 1885, in Osler's handwriting. Includes a list of men who resolve to decline to hold any office in connection with the International Medical Congress of 1887.


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"Scraps from W.O.'s pocket note-book." Osler describes a dream. Incl. ms. notes.


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Osler's "Anniversary Address with Personal Reminiscences" for Walt Whitman. Osler tells of his first encounter with Whitman and of their ensuing friendship. Incl. ms. notes.


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Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1886-7. List of special events that occurred in 1886-7.


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"1502 Walnut Street note-book." Osler recalls two stories told by Malloch about Keith the Lithotomist of Aberdeen.


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Osler's "Notes and Comments" from the Canada Medical & Surgical Journal, vol. 16, 1887-88, p. 191. He advocates for lectures on medical ethics, and on the business and legal relations of the doctor as requirements for all medical students in their final year of study.


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Osler's "Notes and Comments" from the Canada Medical & Surgical Journal, vol. 16, 1887-88. He praises the late Samuel D. Gross on his autobiography and for his contributions to the field of medicine.


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Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1887.


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Osler discusses the details of a specific case to promote the use of a new procedure which could increase mobility and improve the general health of "invalids."


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Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1888.


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Osler's "Notes and Comments" from the Canada Medical & Surgical Journal, vol. 16, 1887-88. He writes of the death of Dr. Ernst Wagner and of his contributions to the field of medicine.


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"1502 Walnut Street note-book" Osler contemplates an earlier conversation with Walt Whitman.


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Osler's "Notes and Comments" from the Canada Medical & Surgical Journal, vol. 16, 1887-88, p. 447. Osler comments favourably on a volume of essays by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell entitled "Doctor and Patient" on the topic of "nervous women."


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Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1889.


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Osler's "Notes and Comments" from the Montreal Medical Journal, 1888-89, xvii, 796-97. He writes of Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes.


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"Notes from W.O.'s pocket note-book." Osler recounts his own nightmare.


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From the Montreal Medical Journal, April 1889, xvii, 795-96. Osler comments on the life and work of John C. Dalton, a prominent American physiologist.


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Osler's "Notes and Comments" from the Montreal Medical Journal, January 1889, xvii, 557-58. He writes of the flack he has received from his colleagues over his involvement in the "Baby on the Track" case. Incl. ms. notes.


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Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1890


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"Coming of age of internal medicine in America by W. Osler. 1915. Extracts." Extracts are missing. Incl. ms. notes.


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Osler's notes on his observations of medical institutions in Europe.


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"Medical Clinique. Malaria." Osler writes of the work done on Malaria by himself and colleagues, Ghriskey, Thayer, Hewetson, among others.


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"In Memoriam, Dr. John Hewetson, 1867-1910," from Bulletin of Johns Hopkins Hospital, December 1910. Osler recalls the early days of the Johns Hopkins and Hewetson's transfer to Baltimore from the Montreal General Hospital. Osler fondly remembers the life and work of "Jack" Hewetson. Incl. ms. notes.

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