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Letters dated 1871


Date: 
January 4, 1871
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Unidentified
Abstract: 

Osler was referred to the unidentified addressee by Professor Dawson to help identify entozoa specimens. Osler includes a detailed list of specimens.


Date: 
January 16, 1871
From: 
Osler, Jennette
To: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
Abstract: 

Jennette was glad to hear from William Osler that Nellie's baby is improving. She writes of Osler's reputation as a student in Montreal. She relates news of family and friends.


Date: 
January 17, 1871
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Emma
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends. She writes that her son, William, has embarked on his career in medicine, but she hoped his domestic situation were different. William Osler spent Christmas with Jennette and Marian.


Date: 
January 18, 1871
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Elizabeth
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler was sorry to hear of Lizzie's house fire. She renewed her acquaintance with the Lloydtown Willie Osler. Nellie's baby is still delicate, but improving. Chattie is engaged to Charles Herbert Gwyn. William Osler is getting on very well in Montreal and is well-liked by the leading medical men.


Date: 
March 20, 1871
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"The Trinity Medical School (To the Editors of the Canadian Medical Journal)," from the Canadian Medical Journal, Vol. VII, p. 431. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
April 1, 1871
From: 
Howard, Robert Palmer
To: 
Unidentified
Abstract: 

Letter of introduction for Osler. Osler acted as Howard's dresser and clinical clerk for three months at the Montreal General Hospital.


Date: 
June 27, 1871
From: 
Bovell, James
To: 
Johnson, W.A.
Abstract: 

Bovell writes of his activities in the West Indies with the Church.


Date: 
July 6, 1871
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Osler is running out of money. He acted as god-father to Marian's baby, baptized earlier in the week. He is glad to hear that Frank returned home safely. He has been boarding with a nice fellow named Henderson. He gives his address at 48, St. Urbain Street. His Dutch is not progressing as rapidly as he hoped.


Date: 
July 18, 1871
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Elizabeth
Abstract: 

Typescript copy of CUS417/67.7 on stationary of Norman B. Gwyn, dated February 3, 1921.


Date: 
August 1871
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler describes the illness and subsequent death of Edmund Osler's wife, Belle.


Date: 
September 18, 1871
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Osler, Jennette
Abstract: 

Postcard written in German.


Date: 
September 18, 1871
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Osler, Jennette
Abstract: 

English translation for CUS417/67.12. Osler reports on some church services he has attended, particularly a sermon delivered by Mr. Hodgson from Charlottetown, P.E.I.


Date: 
September 18, 1871
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Osler, Jennette
Abstract: 

Typescript version of CUS417/67.12. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
October 22, 1871(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Osler, Jennette
Abstract: 

Osler delivers news of Marian Francis and her children. He reports on his activities in Montreal, which includes learning Dutch. He mentions the Taylors, Robert Palmer, Bishop Selwyn, and the Elliots.


Date: 
1867-1871
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding James Bovell and Trinity College.


Date: 
February 13, 1905
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Extract. "From Valedictory Address to the graduating class," by R.P. Howard, from the Canada Medical & Surgical Journal, 1880-81, ix, p. 513. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
1871-2
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes containing a list of professors at McGill and the Montreal General Hospital in 1871-2.


Date: 
1858-1873
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

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
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"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
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
1845-1895
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Notes on Sir William Osler and Medico-Chirurgical Society of Montreal."


Date: 
1867-1897
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes on Johns Hopkins.


Date: 
1828-1919
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

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
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten notes concerning Weston, Trinity College School, Rev. W.A. Johnson, and more.


Date: 
1870-1919
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Bibliography of Sir William Osler, Bart, M.D., F.R.S.," compiled by Minnie Wright Blogg, Librarian, The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Bibliography covers a period of 49 years, from 1870-1919, and includes 773 titles. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
1871-1920
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Handwritten notes, possibly by Thomas Archibald Malloch, regarding degrees and diplomas awarded to Osler from October 1, 1871 to May 12, 1920. [See CUS417/8.6]