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Index of items sent by Cushing, Harvey


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

Cushing asks Jennette for information regarding an obituary Osler wrote some time after William Francis was born. Jennette responds at bottom of page. She explains that William Francis was called little Willie, Billy, Billiee, or Bill to distinguish him from William Osler. [See CUS417/77.20]


Date: 
May 25, 1867
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Osler, Jennette
Abstract: 

Cushing asks Jennette Osler to identify "Mammy Muff, the wicked spider," mentioned in a letter dated May 25, 1867. Jennette replies that the letter referred to her sister, Mrs. Francis.


Date: 
March 13, 1905
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Gwyn, Nona
Abstract: 

Cushing requests clarification regarding a letter written by Nona's grandmother, Ellen Osler [see letter CUS417/95.41]. Nona responds at bottom of page.


Date: 
May 16, 1920
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Cushing would like to know if Osler returned to Dundas in the summer of 1874 and if he stayed until his appointment to McGill was received. [For answer, see CUS417/70.17]


Date: 
April 3, 1905
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
MacAlister, John Young Walker
Abstract: 

Cushing asks MacAlister to clarify details of events in Osler's life. [See CUS417/16.7 for MacAlister's response.]


Date: 
1920(?)
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Viets, Henry R.
Abstract: 

Part of letter to Viets asking him to clarify details from a series of letters written to him by Osler. Additional notes by Viets.


Date: 
July 15, 1921
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Shepherd, Francis John
Abstract: 

"For 1881 folder: questions for Dr. Shepherd." Cushing asks for information on the Rivière de Loup, G.W. Stevens of Lac à L'Eau Claire, and Lake Memphremagog.


Date: 
July 22, 1921
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Barwick, Ethel Bovell
Abstract: 

Cushing requests information on the Wilby Woolen Mills, James Bovell [Barwick's grandfather], and W.A. Johnson. [For response, see CUS417/76.16]


Date: 
August 28, 1921
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Osler, Grace Revere
Abstract: 

Cushing asks Mrs. Osler to provide details of her first summer abroad with Osler. Mrs. Osler's response is attached.


Date: 
August 31, 1921
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Barker, Lewellys Franklin
Abstract: 

Cushing asks Barker to clarify details of his career and of his work with Osler.


Date: 
June 12, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Cushing asks Lafleur for details of the meeting of the American Physicians Society in Baltimore, 1894, at which time Lafleur allegedly stayed at Osler's home. Lafleur responds at bottom of page.


Date: 
July 10, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Cushing asks Lafleur to clarify to whom Osler wrote the letters entitled "To my house physicians." Lafleur responds at bottom of page with the full names of the physicians with which Osler corresponded while in Europe.


Date: 
July 15, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Tyzzer, E.E.
Abstract: 

Cushing requests clarification on Theobald Smith's discovery regarding Texas Cattle Fever. Tyzzer's response is attached at bottom of page. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
July 20, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Smith, Laura E.
Abstract: 

Cushing requests information on the Medical Society of the County of New York for the year 1897. He wonders if the Society records would contain information on a dinner held in Osler's honour. Smith responds at bottom of page.


Date: 
July 29, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Malloch, Thomas Archibald
Abstract: 

Cushing believes that the list Malloch prepared of Osler's degrees is incomplete. Malloch responds at bottom of page and on verso with a list of degrees and diplomas awarded to Osler throughout his career. [See CUS417/8.5]


Date: 
August 18, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Bowditch, Vincent Y.
Abstract: 

Cushing requests information on Bowditch's visit to Baltimore in January of 1902. He asks specifically about the meeting at McCoy Hall on Tuberculosis, during which Osler allegedly confronted the Mayor of Baltimore. Bowditch responds at bottom of page.


Date: 
August 18, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
Abstract: 

Cushing requests information on the sequels of the famous meeting between Osler and the Mayor of Baltimore at McCoy Hall. Cushing also asks about the "Quaker Club," when it began, and whose idea it was. Jacobs responds at bottom of page.


Date: 
August 19, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Noyes, Marcia C.
Abstract: 

Cushing would like to know when Osler delivered an address on the subject of his visit to the Hunterian Library at Glasgow. Noyes responds at bottom of page.


Date: 
August 23, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Flexner, Simon
Abstract: 

Cushing asks Flexner for the names of the five men called together at the Arlington Hotel in Washington in 1901 to consider the question of the establishment of an institution to promote research in medicine. Cushing is surprised that Osler was not among them. Flexner responds at bottom of page: the original five were Welch, Prudden, Holt, Herter, and Briggs.


Date: 
August 27, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Smith, Laura E.
Abstract: 

Cushing requests information on Osler's address, "The Hospital as a College." Smith responds at bottom of page: the address was delivered at the Stated Meeting of the New York Academy of Medicine on December 4, 1902.


Date: 
August 28, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Camac, Charles Nicoll Bancker
Abstract: 

Cushing requests information on the date and place of Osler's address "On the Need of a Radical Reform in Our Method of Teaching Senior Students." Camac responds at bottom of page: the address was delivered at the Stated Meeting of the New York Academy of Medicine on December 4, 1902.


Date: 
August 13, 1923
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Thomson, Arthur
Abstract: 

Cushing asks Thomson to explain how medical examinations are conducted in England. He would like to know if outside Examiners are called in, how there are chosen, and who they were between the years 1906-1919. Thomson replies on verso. [See CUS417/10.3 and CUS417/10.4]


Date: 
August 27, 1923
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
Abstract: 

Cushing is asking for precisions about their meeting at Cannes in 1912. Osler had written him "I have asked Vetter to send the Lenotte sketches." He is wondering about the meaning of that sentence. On the same letter is the handwritten reply of Jacobs. Reminiscences. Osler had brought photos that Revere had taken in Venice which shows his artistic feeling. He was proud of them and predicted that Revere would become an architect or an artist. Details about Osler's activities. He does not recall the Lenotte sketches.