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Letters sent to Cushing, Harvey


Date: 
August 31, (?)
From: 
Jones, Gen. G.C.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Jones finds it difficult to provide information for Cushing's book on Osler.


Date: 
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Osler writes of visiting old bookshops and of the Inglestadt edition of Vesal.


Date: 
From: 
Steed, N.L.N.(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Steed writes to arrange a meeting with Cushing while he is in Oxford. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
From: 
Raney, M. Llewellyn
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Raney writes of a document that he found in an Edward Revere Osler book in the Tudor and Stuart Club Library. [Possibly referring to CUS417/37.2]


Date: 
July 26, ?
From: 
Barwick, Ethel Bovell
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Barwick congratulates Cushing on his biography of Osler.


Date: 
From: 
Wendell, (Mrs. Barrett) Edith G. (née Greenough)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Wendell thanks Cushing for sending a copy of the Bulletin and compliments him on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
From: 
Crowell, Mrs. William
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Crowell congratulates Cushing on receiving the Pulitzer Prize for his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
From: 
Shattuck, Frederick Cheever
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Shattuck writes of his brother George and of Cushing's biography of Osler.


Date: 
From: 
Anders, J.M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Anders asks if it is part of the biographer's duties to give pain to others.


Date: 
From: 
G.F.M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Postscript complimenting Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
From: 
Stratton, Godwin
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

On stationary of A.J. Baker. Stratton writes to Cushing as though it were a letter from Osler, remarking on the success of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
From: 
Lonet, E.M.(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Lonet(?) compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
From: 
Councilman, W.T.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Councilman congratulates Cushing on receiving the Pulitzer Prize for his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He feels that the Welch bust is very fine and much better than a portrait.


Date: 
From: 
Bartlett, Mrs. J.C
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Bartlett comments on the success of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." She writes of her medical condition.


Date: 
September 6, 1925
From: 
Yerkes, Robert M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Yerkes is glad Cushing enjoyed his review of "Life of Sir William Osler." He reports on his medical condition.


Date: 
From: 
Unidentified
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Extract of letter. Unidentified author had Cushing read the rough draft of his/her chapter on General Gorgas. Author compliments Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" and believes it should win the Pulitzer Prize.


Date: 
From: 
Meyer, H.W.(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Meyer(?) compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
October 1, ?
From: 
Warren, Margaret
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Warren compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." She had seen Osler in Baltimore on a few occasions.


Date: 
December 25, 1925
From: 
Carolyn(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Civilities.


Date: 
From: 
Belt, Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Elmer
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Christmas greetings. The Belts have enjoyed a visit from Glen Spurling. They compliment Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
From: 
Drinker, Cecil H.(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Drinker(?) congratulates Cushing on winning the Pulitzer Prize for "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
From: 
Lee, George G.(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Lee thanks Cushing for sending him a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 12, ?
From: 
Emmons, Marion
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Emmons recalls the stories Osler told her of his boyhood. Osler and three other boys went to court and spent four days in prison after playing a prank on their school's Matron. After masterminding another prank, she believes Osler was expelled from the school. She suggests that Cushing consult Edward Milburn for more details.


Date: 
May 18, ?
From: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Chattie writes of Osler's connection to Dr. Walker and to the Hamilton Hospital. [See CUS417/70.18]


Date: 
July 25, ?
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Lady Osler has just heard that Lady Stamfordham is very ill. Lady Stamfordham did not find the letter from Osler to her mother written upon the death of her son from smallpox. Lady Osler recalls what she can of the story, but instructs Cushing not to use any names. Nothing has been settled about Bill [William Francis?] and McGill. Lady Osler is annoyed that the Library people allowed Ruhrah to publish the "Memoranda" Osler gave to Birkett before he left, after the war. May Osborne was in a motor accident. She mentions Dr. Whitnall and Archie [Malloch?], whose chances at McGill are slim.


Date: 
From: 
Osler, Jennette
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Answers to questionnaire CUS417/70.21.


Date: 
From: 
Barwick, Ethel Bovell
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Barwick responds to a list of Cushing's questions [see CUS417/76.17] regarding Weston, and W.A. Johnson and James Bovell's deaths.


Date: 
From: 
A.S. (?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Memories and anecdotes of Osler's career at Blockley.


Date: 
From: 
Barker, Lewellys Franklin
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Barker recalls his trip with Osler in 1892 to Richmond and William and Mary College in Virginia. Osler met with infamous rivals, Dr. Hunter McGuire and George Ben Johnston. He was very impressed with the library at the College. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
February 19, 1905
From: 
Wendell, (Mrs. Barrett) Edith G. (née Greenough)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Wendell relays a passage from her personal diary that describes her first impressions of Osler upon their first meeting in Tadoussac, Quebec in 1877. [See CUS417/73.19]

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