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Letters dated 1886


Date: 
1884 or January 2, 1886(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler has just returned home from a week in Canada and New York. He delivers news of Marian Francis' children. While in New York, he and R.P. Howard attended a meeting to arrange for a special Medical Society of Clinical Physiology. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
1885 or 1886
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Pennsylvania Sustains the Code of Ethics: The Action of the American Medical Association Endorsed." List of the men who attended meetings of the American Medical Association in New Orleans and Chicago in 1885, and who have agreed to endorse the Washington Congress of 1887.


Date: 
1884 or January 2, 1886(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler has just returned home from a week in Canada and New York. He delivers news of Marian Francis' children. While in New York, he and R.P. Howard attended a meeting to arrange for a special Medical Society of Clinical Physiology. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
February 8, 1886
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family. She reports on high rates of illness in Toronto, especially among children.


Date: 
February 24, 1886
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family, especially regarding health matters.


Date: 
March 10, 1886
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the death of Osler's aunt Marion, and the resulting grief of the Osler family.


Date: 
March 17, 1886
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
April 13, 1886
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family and discusses Osler's upcoming visit to Toronto. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
May 19, 1886
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler writes of his trip to Montreal to attend the wedding of Percy Bath and Ruth Whitney. He informs Ogden of the death of Dr. Lafferty from Pembroke. He tells Ogden of his plans to remain in Toronto for the summer.


Date: 
May 19, 1886
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
June 9, 1886
From: 
Huntington, Geo.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Huntington provides information on cases of Chorea in East Hampton, Long Island. Perhaps offering research material for Osler's text book, "On Chorea." He reports also on the abundance of titanus cases in East and South Hampton.


Date: 
July 10, 1886
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler wishes her son a happy birthday and expresses excitement over his upcoming visit to Toronto.


Date: 
August 7, 1886
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Typed copy of newspaper article, "A Strange Birth Place," from the Shoal Lake Echo. Tells story of "Baby on the Track": A newly born baby falls from an express train moving forty miles an hour, is picked up, and restored to its mother's arms uninjured.


Date: 
August 7, 1886
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Six affidavits from witnesses of the "Baby on the Track" case.


Date: 
September 4, 1886
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler writes of his trip to British Columbia with his brother Edmund. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
September 15, 1886
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
October 6, 1886
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
October 12, 1886
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Shepherd, Francis John
Abstract: 

Osler discusses plans to travel to Montreal for Christmas. His work at Blockley keeps him busy: he has 80 patients to look after. He writes that public comments made by Shepherd re. Canada Medical Association & the Quebec profession will "stir up dust."


Date: 
October 16, 1886
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Hopeless." Sir Astley Cooper relates an anecdote about an Irish candidate before the Examining Board of the London College, printed in Medical News, October 16, 1886, xlix, 448.


Date: 
October 23, 1886
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Short article on Bright's Disease, from Medical News, October 23, 1886, xlix, 463.


Date: 
December 8, 1886
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
1885 or 1886
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Pennsylvania Sustains the Code of Ethics: The Action of the American Medical Association Endorsed." List of the men who attended meetings of the American Medical Association in New Orleans and Chicago in 1885, and who have agreed to endorse the Washington Congress of 1887.


Date: 
February 28, 1905
From: 
Osler, Edmund Boyd
To: 
Unidentified
Abstract: 

Poem entitled "C.P.R. 1886".


Date: 
1886(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Mullin, John A.
Abstract: 

Osler writes of cases of Addison's disease and of his own work on the Malarial germ. He reports on the developments of the Johns Hopkins University and Medical School under construction.


Date: 
1886(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Osler is doubtful that he can travel to England as planned but he would like to attend The British Association meeting in Dublin.


Date: 
February 28, 1905
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes.


Date: 
February 28, 1905
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes, list of special events in Osler's life in 1886.


Date: 
1886(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Raphael, William
Abstract: 

Osler praises Raphael's anatomical work. He writes of an upcoming trip to Montreal.


Date: 
1884-87
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding the gold hunting case presented to Osler by McGill medical students upon his departure for Philadelphia.


Date: 
1886-7
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1886-7. List of special events that occurred in 1886-7.

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