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Letters sent to Charlton, Margaret E.


Date: 
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Arrangements for a meeting at the McGill Library.


Date: 
October 24, 1900
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler has sent Charlton a copy of the Internal Medicine paper. The new edition of his text book is due out in the following year and he will be sure to send one to the Medical Faculty.


Date: 
December 27, 1900
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler provides the year of publication for materials he sent to Charlton.


Date: 
January 21, 1901
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Charlton for the report on the Library. He is sorry to hear that she has been ill and hopes that this letter finds her in better health.


Date: 
March 4, 1901
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler writes of his text book reprints.


Date: 
June 28, 1901
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler instructs Charlton to ask Dr. Finley or Dr. Shepherd if the Library has a copy of Harvey's "De Generatione Anamalium" in English. Osler has picked up a duplicate copy and would like to send it to the Library.


Date: 
August 27, 1901
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler has sent, or plans to send along the following books to the Library: Linacre's edition of Galen's "De Temperamentis"; Jebb's edition of some of the rare works of Caius; Boyle's "Natural Philosophy, 1667"; Harvey's "De Generatione."


Date: 
October 9, 1901
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler is glad to hear that the Library is doing well and that Charlton has received the books he had collected in Europe. A special copy of Harvey's "De Generatione" is being rebound and is not yet ready to be sent to her.


Date: 
May 3, 1902
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler is glad to hear that Charlton liked the Bulletin. He feels it should be strictly a library affair, but thinks a description of the library at McGill would be a good thing. He hopes she will attend the meeting, which will be at Saratoga Springs in June.


Date: 
May 6, 1902
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler would like to send out a circular to all the librarians and members of the Association of Medical Libraries attending the June meeting in Saratoga Springs. Osler plans to present a brief paper on aspects of medical bibliography at the meeting.


Date: 
July 5, 1902
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler requests an article by Steiner from the Journal of Research and Lyon's paper from the American Journal of Medical Sciences.


Date: 
July 11, 1902
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

A letter of thanks for articles Osler had requested (see CUS417/98.60).


Date: 
July 31, 1902
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler requests an article on Hodgkin's Disease by Bruce Clarke from the British Medical Journal. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
November 21, 1902
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler writes of library acquisitions. He reports on the progress of Dr. Van Wart.


Date: 
December 18, 1902
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler plans to send Charlton reprints on Beaumont and asks her to compile a list of any other reprints she requires.


Date: 
July 10, 1904
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler was sorry to miss Charlton on his most recent visit to Montreal. He would like her to look for a paper by Dr. Delafield on Treatment of Pleurisy from the January 1902 issue of the American Journal of Medical Sciences. He writes of his upcoming travel plans.


Date: 
March 17, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Information about the 6th edition of Osler's textbook, The New System of Medicine. It will be published by Lea Brothers of Philadelphia at the end of 1905 or at the beginning of 1906.


Date: 
May 8, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler gives his opinion on the Doctor's Recreation Series. He offers his help for the future.


Date: 
May 17, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler asks Charlton to consign two boxes of books for his nephew Dr. W.W. Francis until he returns to Montreal. Details about the payment.


Date: 
October 9, 1907
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Charlton for the paper. He gives encouragment to Charlton to write another one. He asks for news of the Library work. He will send some nice volumes from Exeter. Civilities.


Date: 
May 13, 1908
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Galloway will be glad to send Margaret Charlton his paper. Osler hopes that she is happy, not worrying the life of Gould, being kind to the boys and loving that saint, Maude Abbott, and that she is at the height of her reputation. He sends a photograph of him, she can have it framed at his expense and put it in the library.


Date: 
October 28, 1908(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler will send the Library a copy of the "Religio Medici." He has already sent the first edition of Vesalius, 1543 and offers Charlton a copy of Harvey's "De Generatione Anamalium." Additional notes by Charlton.


Date: 
November 18, 1909
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler is glad that things are going on rapidly and smoothly at the new building. Does not care where the votive offerings will be placed. Greetings to Miss Abbott. Jokes about the fact that the School has two saints. He thanks Margaret Charlton for her letter about Mrs. Smith. He compliments them both.


Date: 
January 17, 1910
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler sends Charlton a photograph of Bannister's anatomical lecture in Glasgow, one of the earliest representations of an English lecturer. He asks her to have it framed at his cost, and asks her when they will be moving into the new library. Civilities.


Date: 
March 7, 1910
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler declines an invitation to come in June. He compliments on their new building. He will send Margaret Charlton a description of all the votives offerings.


Date: 
April 17, 1910
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Margaret Charlton for a library report. He will send her a description of the votives offerings before long. Civilities.


Date: 
July 6, 1911
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler sends Charton two Diplomas (Leyden Diploma), and a 17th Century "Album Amirocum", to be put in his collection in the Library. Details on them. He asks her if he sent her a William Hunter Certificate. He would like to know to avoid buying duplicates. Civilities.


Date: 
November 6, 1912
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler sends Margaret Charlton a diploma of Bologna, 1607, to add to his collection in the library. Asks her to show it to Francis and Adami. Would like Francis to compare it with the Padua one. Would like her to send him a list of the diplomas of his collection, if she has not done it yet. It would avoid him buying duplicates. Civilities.


Date: 
December 21, 1912
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler informs Margaret Charlton that he had secured two more diplomas for his McGill collection, a 1599 Leyden and a 1695 Rome. Requests a list of the diplomas he has deposited. He does not want to duplicate them. Deplores that he could not come to the opening. He is afraid that the new diplomas will not arrive in time for the opening. He got a manuscript of Laennec, his autographic article on Bayle and a letter. Says that he is nearly ruined by his latest buys. Civilities.


Date: 
May 8, 1914
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Charlton, Margaret E.
Abstract: 

Osler is sorry about Margaret Charlton's trouble. Good remarks on the development the (McGill) library had under her management. Offers his help to find her another position. Lady Osler sympathizes with her.

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