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Letters sent to Churchman, John Woolman


Date: 
April 21, 1904
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler compliments Churchman on his article on Christian Science in Atlantic Monthly.


Date: 
November 3, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Civilities. Osler sent Churchman two letters of introduction to Strumpell and to Hertle. He invites Churchman to visit him in Oxford. He mentionsthe bound reprints from the graduates of Johns Hopkins Medical School.


Date: 
November 16, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler confirms having written the introduction letters to Hertle and Strumpell. He will send a card to each of them. He asks him to phone them. Invitation to Oxford.


Date: 
December 14, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler is wondering if Churchman did call Hertle, because Hertle wrote that he had not seen him yet. Civilities.


Date: 
July 31, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler is sorry to have missed Churchman. He is presently at Ewelme. He would not know of any Johns Hopkins Hospital graduate he would have liked to see better. Greetings to him, Hugh, G. and the family. Churchman's note about the origin of the joke between Osler and him concerning the fact that Osler is calling him von Curschmann


Date: 
November 9, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler informs Churchman that Kelly is going to take a large work on American Medical Biography and that he wrote him to recommend Churchman to help him. Incitation to do it. Civilities.


Date: 
January 8, 1907
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler asks Churchman to help him in a section on Syphilis for Osler's System. Osler will take the medical aspects and Churchman would do the historical, the Germ 3, the lesion and historical structure, the general pathology, discussion on the virus and the para-syphilitic features. The System is due in three months.


Date: 
January 25, 1907
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler answers a query on the matter of dividing the chapter on Syphilis.


Date: 
April 18, 1907
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler hopes that the work on the syphilis section is doing well. He mentions an article on the historical side in Rhindfleischs Festschrift. He congratulates Churchman on the article in G-U volume. He will see him soon.


Date: 
May 11, 1907
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler is sorry not to have seen Churchman again. He asks Churchman to do the section on Treatment and to give his manuscripts to McCrae. He will ask McCrae to let him see his section on the visceral lesions. Confirms that both names will appear in the article.


Date: 
June 5, 1907
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler has practically finished the section on visceral syphilis and will send it to McCrae. He advises Churchman to look at Herxheimer's section on syphilis in Lubarsch and Ostertag Ergebnisse Elfterjahrgen, Abt. to revise his article.


Date: 
June 14, 1907
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler is sending his section by Febiger of Lea Bros. today. He asks Churchman to fill in the number of autopsies at Johns Hopkins Hospital in which lung syphilis occurred, see how many cases of syphilis of the liver were diagnosed in the medical wards, and see how many cases of gumma and scars were in the post-mortem records of the hospital.


Date: 
July 22, 1907
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Churchman for his kindness about the syphilis article. McCrae said that it was A.1. Osler will look over the proof when it comes. The Leas will send him the fee for the whole article. Note: article written with Osler for his System.


Date: 
December 13, 1909
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Dedication of a reprint of " Religio Medici" that Osler sent Churchman for Christmas. Mentions that it is printed with the oldest fond used in England, that designed by Bishop Fell about 1660.


Date: 
November 6, 1912
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler asks Churchman to undertake the revision of the whole section on Syphilis for the second edition of "Modern Medicine." Recommends he look at Sudhoff's (Aus de Fruhgeschichte des Syphilis" in New York. Is looking forward to seeing him in the spring, when he will give the (Silliman) lectures. Civilities.


Date: 
December 2, 1912
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Technical suggestions on the historical part (of the revision of the section on Syphilis for the 2nd edition of the Modern Medicine). Osler recommends that Churchman look up Sudhoff's "Erntlinge der Syphilislitteratur." Asks him to send him a reprint of his observations, from the Journal. Civilities.


Date: 
February 22, 1916
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler is delighted that Churchman that he is to be here. Tells him to come directly to Oxford. (Churchman was on a trip to France via England in 1916 for hospital service in Passy, Yonne)


Date: 
February 29, 1916
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler is sorry that they are not to see Churchman. Hopes he had his letter. Offers his help. Asks him if he has to see the War Office people. Asks him his address in France. Civilities. - Recollection of Churchman of the last time he saw Osler. Osler told him that Revere, as his troop-train pulled away, waved a small early edition of Keats. The memory of that gesture was a delight to Osler.


Date: 
April 21, 1916
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler was glad to have Churchman's letter. He must be busy working (hospital service at Passy, Yonne). Asks him if he would like to have young Americans, as George Dock's son of St. Louis is very anxious to come over.


Date: 
(May 1916)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

(Telegram). Any opportunity for work with him (Churchman) for Webb of Scranton a first class man who speaks French.


Date: 
May 31, 1916
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler has written to Makins asking him to arrange it if possible. Glad Churchman had a satisfactory visit (in France). Invites him to Oxford. Revere is in the R.F.A. at Newcastle. P.S. Mentions Webb of Scranton.- Explanations from Churchman. Osler refers to arrangements he made for Churchman to visit Makins at the British Base at Etaples. Details about his visit.


Date: 
June 10, 1916
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Churchman, John Woolman
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Churchman for his letter. Webb would be a useful man. Comments on him. Invitation to come to their house when he will be in England.- Notes from Churchman.