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Letters sent to Abbott, Maude E.


Date: 
October 24, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler looks forward to the next section. He is glad Maude Abbott likes the new textbook. He thanks her in advance for the photographs, which have not yet arrived.


Date: 
October 28, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler will look over Part II. He comments favourably on the photographs. He has a drawing of an acute ulcerative. Osler will write to Abbott after having read the section. He congratulates her on her work.


Date: 
October 28, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler has received Part II. He finds the photographs interesting, and mentions that he has a remarkable drawing of the acute ulcerative aneurism. He compliments Maude Abbott on the catalogue.


Date: 
October 28, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler has received Part II. He finds the photographs interesting, and mentions that he has a remarkable drawing of the acute ulcerative aneurism. He compliments Maude Abbott on the catalogue.


Date: 
November 18, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler is very satisfied with the myocardium manuscript. He made a few corrections. He compliments Abbott on the catalogue and on her work.


Date: 
December 15, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler will work with Abbott at the museum on the 29th. He congratulates her for her work which will be a model to other museums. He heard from Shepherd that she would like him to write the introduction. He declines. This belongs to Adami, as head of the department.


Date: 
December 15, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler received the papers with Maude Abbott's letters. He will look over them and bring them to her on Friday the 29th. He compliments her on her work. He will not write a brief introduction for her; he insists that Dr. Adami is certainly the man to do it.


Date: 
December 15, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler received the papers with Maude Abbott's letters. He will look over them and bring them to her on Friday the 29th. He compliments her on her work. He will not write a brief introduction for her; he insists that Dr. Adami is certainly the man to do it.


Date: 
December 25, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler compliments Abbott on her work. He suggests to add information on fetal endocarditis in the Endocardium section. Osler mentions that the book should not be marred in any detail by anyone, because she should get full credit for her book. Museum's mission is education. He assures her that Adami will help her and that he is interested in her work. Mention that her Museum System will be included in his book on the System which is delayed.


Date: 
January 13, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Details on the printing of the catalogue. Osler suggests that Adami writes the first preface. Osler, a clinical introduction, and the dedication to Dr. Johnston. He will write to Chipman. He is enthusiastic about the catalogue, which will be of benefit to the students and also to the school (McGill), and which will be a model for other institutions. Osler assures Abbott that the faculty is interested in the work and she should have a free hand in this.


Date: 
January 20, 1906
From: 
Humpton, Blanche O.
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Telegram. Osler is away, but could see Abbott any day after Tuesday.


Date: 
March 27, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler congratulates Abbott on her circular (to collaborators) which is admirable and should bring out good material. He compliments her on her work which stimulates men to look up these subjects. Recommends to her that she asks Campbell Howard and William Francis to work with her when they return to Montreal. Her plan for an Association of Medical Museum Officers will create interest. It is neglected in the United States. He wants to be a member. Word about Carveth's estimate for the typography which is expensive.


Date: 
March 27, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler thinks Maude Abbott's circular is admirable and should bring out some good material. He remarks that it will do both the museum and the school a great deal of good. He returns Carveth's estimate, and thanks her for the photograph.


Date: 
March 27, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler thinks Maude Abbott's circular is admirable and should bring out some good material. He remarks that it will do both the museum and the school a great deal of good. He returns Carveth's estimate, and thanks her for the photograph.


Date: 
April 13, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler sends Hunter's estimate for the printing. It is cheaper in England. He asks Abbott when she wants the introduction ready, and mentions that he will see Adami in Germany next week.


Date: 
April 13, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler encloses Hunter's letter which explains the long delay. He hopes everything is going smoothly. He asks Maude Abbott when he should have the little introduction ready. He is going to Germany next week and will see Dr. Adami.


Date: 
April 13, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler encloses Hunter's letter which explains the long delay. He hopes everything is going smoothly. He asks Maude Abbott when he should have the little introduction ready. He is going to Germany next week and will see Dr. Adami.


Date: 
August 4, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler informs Abbott that he will not be able to sail today. He mentions problems with the contractors. He will try to come on the 11th but there are possibilities that he cannot leave. He congratulates Abbott on her work. He did not have much time for literary work. He will try to stir the collaborators up by letter. Recommends her William Francis to help in proof reading. Civilities.


Date: 
August 4, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler writes of cancelling his holiday, and compliments Maude Abbott on her work. He mentions an upcoming visit to Montreal, and sends love to his nephew Francis.


Date: 
August 4, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler writes of cancelling his holiday, and compliments Maude Abbott on her work. He mentions an upcoming visit to Montreal, and sends love to his nephew Francis.


Date: 
August 18, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler is glad that the museum meeting is to take form. He comments favourably on the cuts and on the valvular disease section. He doubts that it would be possible to print the catalogue in England because of the details about the printings. He mentions his busy month of July. He told William Francis to offer her his services. Information about his work and interests. Osler will come to America early in December.


Date: 
August 18, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler was distressed not to be at the meeting. He had hoped to spend a couple of days in Montreal. He has had a busy time for the past six weeks. He informs Abbott that his nephew, Dr. Francis, will be settling in Montreal in September and is interested in the pathology of diseases of children and might be of help.


Date: 
August 18, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler was distressed not to be at the meeting. He had hoped to spend a couple of days in Montreal. He has had a busy time for the past six weeks. He informs Abbott that his nephew, Dr. Francis, will be settling in Montreal in September and is interested in the pathology of diseases of children and might be of help.


Date: 
December 25, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler compliments Maude Abbott on her work on the new sections. He is sure Dr. Adami would give her a free hand. He will meet her in the museum on Friday.


Date: 
December 25, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler compliments Maude Abbott on her work on the new sections. He is sure Dr. Adami would give her a free hand. He will meet her in the museum on Friday.


Date: 
April 17, 1907
From: 
Osler, WIlliam
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler waited before sending Maude Abbott samples from the press. He was sad upon hearing the news about the burning of the school. He is afraid the loss in the museum is serious.


Date: 
April 17, 1907
From: 
Osler, WIlliam
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler waited before sending Maude Abbott samples from the press. He was sad upon hearing the news about the burning of the school. He is afraid the loss in the museum is serious.


Date: 
January 23, 1908
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler compliments Abbott her article on the Congenital Cardiac Disease for the System. It is the best thing ever written on this subject in English, and possibly in any language. Osler considers it as the new standard on the subject. Thanks her. Shares the same opinion as she on Rokitansky's great monograph. P.S. He regrets that Rokitansky and Peacock are not alive to read it.


Date: 
March 1908
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler has just finished reading the proof of Maude Abbott's System article, and compliments her on it. He was interested in her comment on Rokitansky's great work, as his feelings were the same.


Date: 
March 1908
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler has just finished reading the proof of Maude Abbott's System article, and compliments her on it. He was interested in her comment on Rokitansky's great work, as his feelings were the same.

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