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Letters dated 1870


Date: 
January 6, 1870
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Ink and water colour drawings of several specimens. [From W.A. Johnson's note book?]


Date: 
March 5, 1870
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends.


Date: 
April 21, 1870
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes about entries made in Osler's note book regarding specimens and W.A. Johnson.


Date: 
April 30-May 13, 1870
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Various descriptions of specimens [in Osler's handwriting?].


Date: 
August 11, 1870(?)
From: 
Bovell, James
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

As Bovell is uncertain that he will get back to Canada during the year, he asks Osler to carefully pack his Microscopical Apparatus and Specimens. He offers Osler his surgical instruments and Stethoscopes, as well as his microscope stand and eye-pieces. He is very sad to leave the Weston school and Johnson behind, but he is busy with his research and must look after his family.


Date: 
August 16, 1870
From: 
Johnson, W.A.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson and Barwick have strongly advised Bovell to return home. J.C. Morgan has opened his own school in Barrie, and has begun to solicit the Weston boys. Johnson will send Keble's letter of spiritual counsel for Osler's sister.


Date: 
August 23, 1870
From: 
Johnson, W.A.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson has collected specimens to determine the cause of a spreading cattle illness. He will consult Bethune and Hincks in the matter.


Date: 
September 11, 1870
From: 
Johnson, Rev. James Bovell
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Jimmie heard from Mr. Barwick in Toronto that Bovell would not return until the following Spring. He is anxious for his father, W.A. Johnson, to make up his mind about sending him to Toronto or Montreal for school. He relates news of Frank Checkley and Charles Miles. He urges Osler to stop by the Parsonage before leaving for Montreal. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
October 5, 1870
From: 
Johnson, W.A.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson waits to hear how Osler is enjoying Montreal. He describes a curious specimen he found in the Humber and includes drawings of it. He hopes Professor Hincks will be able to identify it. He asks Osler for a French version of Abeillon's "Blessed Sacraments."


Date: 
October 6, 1870
From: 
Osler, Featherstone Lake
To: 
Osler, Elizabeth
Abstract: 

Featherstone reports that his son has gone to McGill, where the hospital advantages are better than at Toronto. He would like to give Osler every advantage, but worries about the cost of the school.


Date: 
October 6, 1870
From: 
Osler, Featherstone Lake
To: 
Osler, Elizabeth
Abstract: 

Typescript copy of letter on stationary of Norman B. Gwyn addressed to Harvey Cushing, dated February 3, 1921. Featherstone writes of the sudden death of Nellie's husband. Full length version of CUS417/66.14.


Date: 
October 20, 1870
From: 
Johnson, W.A.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson hopes Osler's connection with McGill will prove an advantage to him in many ways. He sends Osler a specimen that he has not been able to identify. He also sends a copy of Taylor's "Holy Living." He does not think that Bovell will return to Weston this year.


Date: 
October 31, 1870
From: 
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding some of Osler's writings from 1870.


Date: 
December 25, 1870
From: 
Johnson, W.A.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson remarks that Montreal appears to be agreeing with Osler. He comments on "Preparation for Death" by Alfonso. He reports on the progress of his Chapel. He mentions Professors Dawson and Hincks.


Date: 
1868-70
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding the Anatomy and Chemistry text books Osler used while a student in Toronto.


Date: 
1869-70
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding a note book of Osler's in which he writes of James Bovell.


Date: 
February 12, 1905
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes containing a reminder to look up the Port Hope Jubilee No. to see when the Weston School was moved.


Date: 
February 12, 1905
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Typescript draft with additions and corrections of pp.60-64 of volume I of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
February 12, 1905
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Handwritten note by William Francis regarding a transcript made from Osler's note book from 1870 [see CUS417/66.17].


Date: 
February 12, 1905
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"From W.O.'s Note book, Toronto, Jan. 1, 1870," regarding Osler's work with entozoa. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
December 1870(?)
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler has been busy with Christmas preparations and decorating the Church. She relates news of family and friends. She tells Osler the news that Bovell will take orders in the West Indies.


Date: 
1867-1871
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding James Bovell and Trinity College.


Date: 
1858-1873
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Photocopy of W.A. Johnson's note book, pp. 8-33, 36-37, 40-51, 54-97, 200-201, 204-241. Additional notes by Julia Shepley. Includes original envelope with return address Peter Bent Brigham Hospital.


Date: 
1860-1873
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"Extracts from W.A. Johnson's Field Notebook." Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
July 1, 1867
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Malloch, Archibald E.
Abstract: 

Lady Osler writes that the greatest day of Osler's life was fifty years ago when he threw a ball 111 yards and it was reported in the Toronto papers. In Thomas Archibald Malloch's handwriting.


Date: 
1868-1885
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"Classified Bibliography of Sir William Osler's Canadian Period," 1868-1885. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
1845-1895
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"Notes on Sir William Osler and Medico-Chirurgical Society of Montreal."


Date: 
1867-1897
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes on Johns Hopkins.


Date: 
1828-1919
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List of men in the departments of Anatomy, Anatomy and Physiology, Practical Physiology and Histology, and Human Physiology, Jodrell Chair at University College. Signed, T.R. Elliott.


Date: 
1865-1919
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Cushing's handwritten notes concerning Weston, Trinity College School, Rev. W.A. Johnson, and more.

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