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Index of items sent by Crawfurd, Raymond


Date: 
From: 
Crawfurd, Raymond
To: 
Unidentified
Abstract: 

Raymond Crawfurd, Librarian of the Royal Society of Medicine, writes of Osler's princely generosity. Osler had a habit of procuring extremely rare volumes for the Library, such as Harvey's "De Motu Cordis," and sneaking them onto the shelves with modest anonymity.


Date: 
October 18, 1919
From: 
Crawfurd, Raymond
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Note about Osler's kindness as evidenced in a telegram about Crawfurd's delivery of the Harveian Oration on "Forerunners of Harvey in Antiquity". Appealed to him not to fall short of the family tradition, his predecessors including James Adey Ogle, a previous Harveian Orator and Regius Professor and William Ogle, one of the early and successful translator of Aristotle.


Date: 
December 13, 1919
From: 
Crawfurd, Raymond
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Crawfurd is sorry to hear of Osler's illness. News from the History of Medicine Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. The History Section is not too active. Wishes he could get Singer established in a suitable Professorship.