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Letters sent to Davison, Wilburt Cornell


Date: 
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Lady Osler invites Davison to spend Christmas in Oxford. She writes of the Emmons.


Date: 
May 7, ?
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Lady Osler and her husband are enjoying a much needed vacation. She reports that Oxford is busier than ever and the hospital packed. After six months with the Canadian Hospital at Orpington, Futcher is returning to Baltimore. She asks after Penfield.


Date: 
July 19, ?
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Lady Osler congratulates Davison upon his recent marriage. She is glad that the Americans have joined the war in Europe. Revere is stationed in Belgium in the midst of an awful offensive. Mr. Macdonall and Dr. Morse are going to Egypt.


Date: 
January 16, ?
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Lady Osler reports that Robert Johnson is working at the Base on the Orthopaedic [sic] Staff, Dr. Janeway has died of pneumonia, and Dr. Futcher is at the Orpington Canadian Hospital. She writes that since Revere's death, Osler has grown very thin and his heart is simply broken.


Date: 
November 2, 1916
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Osler is glad that Davison and Penfield are safely at work and likes his plans. Hertz of Guys is now in charge of the nerve cases and is most helpful. He has taken him to Taplow several times. They are interested in the local tetanus. Typhoid has gone, Hearts and Nerves are the chief interest. Revere writes cheerfully from the Somme. Dreyer is back. Glad Davison had the poliomyelitis work. Recommends to get at the standardizing problem. Civilities.


Date: 
November 10, 1916
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Lady Osler is glad to hear that Davison and Mr. Penfield are doing well at the Johns Hopkins. She is angry with her husband for working too hard and not resting. Osler has resigned as Consultant to the Canadian Hospitals as a result of the Canadian Army Military Corps affair. Revere is now with an Ammunition Column in France.


Date: 
December 8, 1916
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Osler writes that all goes well but he is been away too much. Details about the CAMC horrid business. Miss Campbell has been treated hard and transferred to Buxlin. The new regime will settle things. He could get places for any recent graduates. Will get a specific statement from Blenkinsop. Mentions that Davison's place in Pathology is assured. Asks him to tell Penfield that his accident papers from the State Department came. News of Revere. Sends him a book for Christmas. Mentions Holman, Mac and Mosse.


Date: 
August 11, 1917
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Osler was disappointed not to see Davison. Congratulations on the prize. Tells him to let him know of any literature he can send to the Royal Society of Medicine. News of Revere. Dreyer is away. Ainslie Walker lost his wife. Mentions his work in Wales for the Royal Commission on Welsh university. The hospitals are filling up after a quiet period.


Date: 
October 27, 1917
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Osler's letter has been return as he had the wrong address. All well, Americans are pouring through, among them a few friends who visit them. Mentions a tea where they have 30 guests.


Date: 
January 28, 1918
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Oselr thanks Davison for the trouble he has taken about Emmons. Hopes the latter will be able to make arrangements to take up medical work. Dreyer has gone off to America. The Hospitals are full. There are more interesting cases at Cliveden as ever. Wishes to see them all in France. Deplores Janeway's death.


Date: 
May 21, 1918
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Osler has talked over matters with Bobbie E. who feels that it would be better to go to Davison. Details about it. E. is working with Gardner, and Osler will send him on to Gorden. Asks him and his wife to look after E. Wishes to see them all, but it is hard to get away. Dreyer is in America. Mentions the work at Cliveden and of Meakins.


Date: 
September 5, 1918
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Osler asks Davison for news of Bobbie Emmons who has not been well. Dreyer is back very enthusiastic about his trip in America. Scarcely a day passes without a visit from American or Canadian doctor. The hospitals are getting well organized. Impressed by the laboratory. Interesting cases at the Radcliffe. Cliveden is full. Mentions Lady Astor having another baby. Asks where Penfield is.


Date: 
October 18, 1918
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Osler invites Davison to dine with him on the 23rd.


Date: 
April 1, 1919
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Osler acknowledges Davison's letter. Mentions Dryer working with two Americans at some Air problems, Bassett has come in with Sherrington and is to have a course in Clinical Human Physiology for a group of men who are in Pathology and Pharmacology. Will send him the scheme of his course. Mentions the steady stream of visitors. News from Bobbie Emmons. Greetings to Howland.


Date: 
July 4, 1919
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Davison, Wilburt Cornell
Abstract: 

Lady Osler writes that her and her husband are both worn out and plan to spend six weeks in Jersey, Channel Islands. Osler is sending Davison a copy of an address he delivered before the Classical Association. Morse, Veits, General Pershing and half the American Army have all been to visit at Oxford.