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Letters dated 1883


Date: 
January 12, 1883
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Extract from "An investigation into the parasites in the pork supply of Montreal." By William Osler, M.D. & A.W. Clement, Veterinary Student. - Read before the Medico-Chir. Soc. of Montreal and the Board of Health [on January 12, 1883]." Published in the Canada Medical & Surgical Journal, 1882-3, xi, p. 325.


Date: 
February 14, 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis relates news of her children, and of Dr. Buller, Mr. Cantlie, and Dr. Rogers. Osler will go to Berlin in the spring to study. Osler has yet to find a student to replace Ogden.


Date: 
March 10, 1883(?)
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"McGill University. Faculty of Medicine. Examination in Physiology for the Morrice Scholarship, March 10..." "Dr. George Dock, 600 S. Kingshighway, St. Louis," appears at top of page.


Date: 
March 20, 1883(?)
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"McGill University, Montreal. Faculty of Medicine. Primary Examination. Institutes of Medicine, March 20..." Osler served as examiner. "Dr. George Dock, No. 1 600 S. Kingshighway, St. Louis," appears at top of page.


Date: 
April 1883
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes containing an extract from the Canadian Practitioner, April 1883, vol. VIII, p. 128 regarding Dr. Buller of McGill.


Date: 
May 20, 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis reports that her children have recovered from Diphtheria, although Grant had a very hard time of it. She urges him to read "Chronicles of Gill Coll" in the McGill Gazette [see CUS417/79.1]. She relates news of Dr. Buller and Mr. Cantlie. Osler will serve as best man at the wedding of Professor Morse and Miss Stirling.


Date: 
May 1883
From: 
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"A Page from the Chronicles of the Kings of Gill-Coll," published in the McGill University Gazette, Vol. VI, 1882-3, May 1, [1883], p. 7. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
June 30, 1883
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler sends news of the progress and staff changes at McGill University. He mentions Drs. Stewart, A.A. Browne, Gardner, Penhallow, and Buller. Osler was made a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He reports on the Francis family. He will send Dr. Dorland an invitation to the meeting of the Canadian Medical Association. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
July 13, 1883
From: 
Osler, Jennette
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Jennette reports on Marian Francis' poor health and children, who are staying with the Moslons at Lake Mephremagog. Osler is well and is heading to Bay Como to visit with the Shepherds. She mentions Mr. Cantl[ie].


Date: 
August 20, 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis relates news of her children and reports that Osler has been too busy to take vacation. Dr. Buller is away in Manitoba and Dr. Roddick will leave for a six month absence. Mr. Cantlie continues to mourn Ogden's absence from Montreal. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
November 10, 1883
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Schäfer, Edward A. Sharpey
Abstract: 

Osler has sent Schäfer a barrel of apples. He hopes Schäfer will join the B.A.A.S. excursion next August and will agree to stay with Osler. He will likely be in Europe next summer.


Date: 
November 10, 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis reports that Mr. C. Fleet will marry Miss Redpath. She delivers news of McGill and its progress. She mentions Jared Howard, Mr. Cantlie, Dr. Buller and Dr. Rogers. She relates news of her children. Osler will go to Europe for six months to study. A young doctor, McLure, was living with Osler at 80, Union Avenue, but suddenly gave up on his study of medicine.


Date: 
November 11, 1883
From: 
Osborne, Marian (May Francis, Mrs. H.C.)
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis reports that she often goes to the Convent, and Uncle Willie [Osler] jokes that she will become a nun. She relates news of her siblings. Osler is writing about the death of Dr. Trudel. Includes brief note from Osler to Ogden.


Date: 
November 13, 1883
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding Osler's note books and drawings from the early period.


Date: 
December 14, 1883
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Cushing's manuscript notes concerning "A Contribution to Jacksonian Epilepsy and the Situation of the Leg Centre," from the American Journal of Medical Science Phil., 1885, x, 31-37.


Date: 
December 23, 1883
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler reports that Dr. Buller is engaged to Miss Langton. He reports on his progress at McGill.


Date: 
December 27, 1883
From: 
Cantlie, G.
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Cantlie comments on Dr. Buller's recent engagement and on his bride to be. Marian Francis gave birth to another child. He describes Christmas dinner at the Howards'. Osler has returned home [to Dundas?] for Christmas. Cantlie wishes Osler would marry a wealthy woman. He relates news of friends and of Montreal.


Date: 
1879-3
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Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1879-83. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
February 25, 1905
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Extract from an editorial comment in regard to the establishment of the Johns Hopkins, published in Medical News, August 11, 1883, xliii, p. 157.


Date: 
February 25, 1905
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"McGill University, Montreal. Faculty of Medicine. Summer Session, 1883." Course listings and descriptions. "Dr. George Dock, M.D. 600 S. Kingshighway, St. Louis," appears at top of page.


Date: 
February 25, 1905
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding prizes Osler awarded to students in his "Microscope in Medicine" course in the summer session of 1883 at McGill.


Date: 
February 25, 1905
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding Osler's work on Actinomycosis(?).


Date: 
Spring 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis has been nursing some of her children who suffer from Diphtheria. Osler cannot get away this year, as the Faculty is not willing to spare him. He hopes to move from 1351 St. Catherine to Union Street. She writes of Dr. Buller, Mr. Cantlie, Mr. Cameron, and of her children.


Date: 
ca. 1883
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Very poor photocopy of a drawing of Osler by Sarah S. Putnam(?). Incl. ms. notes by Cushing and William Francis regarding the portrait.


Date: 
February 25, 1905
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Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1883.


Date: 
February 25, 1905
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding Osler's interest in comparative pathology.


Date: 
February 25, 1905
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Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding Osler's contribution to the Medico-Chirurgical Society in 1883.


Date: 
December 1883
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Notes regarding Dr. William I.A. Case's door, which inspired Osler's editorial, "Doctors' signs," published in the Canada Medical and Surgical Journal, June 1883. [See CUS417/79.9]


Date: 
December 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis reports on developments at McGill: Osler attended a faculty meeting about Dr. Wright; Dr. Scott may retire; and Wesley Mills does not improve in popularity. She mentions Mr. Cantlie, Dr. Buller, and Dr. Rogers.


Date: 
May 4, 1881 - July 28, 1884
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Extracts from four letters regarding Osler. Francis mentions Dr. Buller and William Francis' admiration for his uncle William. Incl. ms. notes regarding William Molson and T. Wesley Mills.

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