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Excerpt from Osler's note book regarding two copies of the "Religio Medici" that he saw while in London.


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Osler's notes on John Ferriar, his life and work.


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Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1904.


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Sonnet written to John Locke by Professor Ormond of Princeton after Osler's Locke dinner. Additional notes by Osler. Incl. ms. notes.


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Notes taken from Osler's diary of 1905, list of special events that occurred in 1905.


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Note from Osler about the Tutors' Club. It describes his first meeting in November, 1905, which was very interesting. The book containing the list of the members and the biographical details that was lost twenty five years ago, had been found the day before. Osler gives the list of all the famous members of that Club.


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Copy of scraps from Osler's pocket notebook concerning the Tutor's Club. Cushing reproduced it on p.29, volume II. It relates the discovery of the book containing the list of the members. They had six dinners. Anecdote by Dicey concerning a student from Wakeley.


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Extract from Osler's note on a May 1906's event. Sawyer, a London bookseller, offered him the Library of the Warrington Dispensary (1200 volumes). He suggests W.A. Marburg buy it for the Johns Hopkins Medical School. Details on the price, the repairs, the content.


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Extract of the British Medical Journal of the Harveian Oration that Osler made October 18th, 1906 : "The Growth of Truth : As Illustrated in the Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood".


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Cushing had reproduced Osler's note, dated November 8, 1907 on his copy of the Historia sive Synopsis Methodica Conchyliorum, from Martin Lister.


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Cushing's note on Osler's activities on the 31th of July. Note on a book " A Restitution of Decoyed Intelligence in Antiquities Concerning the west noble and renovvmed English nation", R.V. Antvverp. Note from Osler on Rowland's alias Richard Varstegen.


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Note taken from Osler's diary for 1908. List of special events that occurred that year.


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Clipping from The Times, on the 29th of December. "THE DISTURBANCES AT THE PARIS MEDICAL SCHOOL." A letter sent from Osler describing the event.


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Cushing's note. Note from Osler in the inside cover of "Cari De Rerum Natura", T. Lucreti, Berolini MDCCCL. Prout's sister asked each one of his fellow student to choose a book from his library and Osler took this one. There is also a note written by Osler to Dr. Lachmann on Lucretius on the back leaf of the book


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Inscription page in Conrad Gesner, Historiae Animalium. To George Dock from his friend William Osler. Reference to de libris propriis from Caius, and the appreciative article in the Dictionnaire des Sciences medicales et Biologie medicales, t. IV.


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Extract from Osler's note book. A reference from a sale catalogue for a book from Leonicenus, Nicolaus. "Libellus de Epidemia, quam vulgo morbum Gallicum uocant" on syphilis. Osler's note about it.


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Extract from Osler's diary of 1910.


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Osler's notes from books for the Lumleian Lectures, March 10-17 1910. List of the fellows, members, extra licentiate and licentiates of the Royal College of Physicians of London MCMXX.


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Notes taken from Osler's diary in 1911, great highlights for this year.


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Extract from the London Times, July 21, 1911, p. 6, d. "THE WAR AGAINST CONSUMPTION-Sir W. Osler on Defects in Practice".


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Notes taken in Osler's diary concerning special events which occurred that year. Many medical details about his health and Revere's pneumonia.


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Clipping from an unidentified journal. " MEDICAL SCIENCE- UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITAL MUST JOIN HANDS-SIR WILLIAM OSLER'S PLEA."


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Extract from The Morning Post " THE PUBLIC HEALTH- SIR WILLIAM OSLER'S EVIDENCE." Osler's statement at the Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases.


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Clipping from The Standard, Thursday, July 9, 1914. " MAN'S WORST ENEMY.- SIR WILLIAM OSLER ON THE RAVAGES OF CONSUMPTION. - THE THREE CLASSES."


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Extract from Osler's note, which was taken in "The Life of the Reverend Dr. John Barwick D.D.", London MDCC.XXIV, by Peter Barwick. Mentions that he saw the originals of the portraits of both the Barwicks at Sherbourne House, Northleach, Gloucester. Details on his genealogy, and on the editions of the book.


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Extract from the British Medical Journal, October 3, 1914 "BACILLI AND BULLETS.-AN ADDRESS TO THE OFFICERS AND MEN IN THE CAMPS AT CHURN- BY SIR WILLIAM OSLER."


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Clipping from the London Times, February 12, 1916, p.7,c. "VOICES FROM HELL". Osler said "in this matter let us be free from blood-guiltiness, and let not the undying reproach of humanity rest on us as on the Germans".


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Osler's note. Quaritch wrote him details on prices for a 1545 edition of Reynalde.


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Extract from the British Medical Journal, July 29, 1916. "SOME PERSONAL APPRECIATIONS", Osler writes about Victor Horsley.


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Notes on Men- Miracles with Other Poems, by Martin Lluelyn of Christ Church in Oxon,1656. Osler bought this book on March 23, 1917 and wrote down a note saying that Revere was much interested in it. Rf. volume II, p. 561.

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