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Letters dated 1889


Date: 
January 1, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Civilities. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
January 10, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Civilities. Osler writes of his appointment of Fred Packard.


Date: 
January 17, 1889
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family and comments on newspaper clippings announcing Osler's move to Baltimore.


Date: 
January 17, 1889
From: 
Osler, Ellen
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler apologizes for having gone so long without writing. She reports that Alec was removed to Lindsay. She comments on the striking nature of the contrast in clippings. She urges Osler not to overwork himself, and mentions the death of C. Bath.


Date: 
January 17, 1889
From: 
Osler, Ellen
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler apologizes for having gone so long without writing. She reports that Alec was removed to Lindsay. She comments on the striking nature of the contrast in clippings. She urges Osler not to overwork himself, and mentions the death of C. Bath.


Date: 
January 18, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Osler must leave suddenly for Baltimore and would like Musser to lecture in his place.


Date: 
January 21, 1889
From: 
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

"Notes from books." Correspondence from "Autocrat of the Breakfast Table," Holmes, 1883.


Date: 
January 21, 1889
From: 
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Duplicate copy of CUS417/85.2.


Date: 
January 25, 1889(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Arrangements for upcoming meetings. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
January 25, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Mullin, John A.
Abstract: 

Civilities.


Date: 
February 18, 1889
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
March 8, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler asks Lafleur to be his House Physician and Assistant at the Johns Hopkins.


Date: 
March 12, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler gives Lafleur details of the position he has nominated him for at the Johns Hopkins. He warns Lafleur not to make news of this job offer public until the Hospital Authorities make the decision final.


Date: 
March 14, 1889
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
March 17, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Lafleur's appointment to the Johns Hopkins is nearly settled. Osler would like Lafleur to go to Baltimore to meet with the president of the University, D.C. Gilman.


Date: 
March 18, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler writes of some cases and of the progress at the Johns Hopkins. He has taken Lafleur from Montreal to be his Chef de Clinique. He reports on Marian Francis and family.


Date: 
April 3, 1889
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
April 3, 1889
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Notes from W.O.'s pocket note-book." Osler recounts his own nightmare.


Date: 
April 3, 1889(?)
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler was at Dr. Howard's beside when he died of Pneumonia. Francis hopes both Osler and Ogden will marry, and jokes that her daughter May is ready to marry Osler. She writes of Mr. Nicholls and Mr. Grant.


Date: 
April 8, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler tells Lafleur to consult the British Medical Journal of March 30 for information by Hart on Robin.


Date: 
April 13, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler urges Lafleur to look for Robin's work on Typhoid fever and writes of business matters.


Date: 
April 13, 1889
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler understands that Osler's work trumps plans to go to Toronto to visit the family. She writes of Mr. Boddy, Mrs. Hornby, and of the family.


Date: 
April 24, 1889
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler is disappointed that Osler will not be able to visit over Easter. She relates news of the family.


Date: 
April 1889
From: 
Mitchell, Silas Weir
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Mitchell invited Musser to a farewell dinner in honour of Osler before he leaves for the Johns Hopkins.


Date: 
May 1, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler apologizes for not having had time to go down to Baltimore but informs Gilman of his upcoming plans to do so.


Date: 
May 4, 1889
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Seating plan for the "Farewell Dinner to Dr. William Osler, Hotel Bellevue, " Philadelphia.


Date: 
May 4, 1889
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Excerpt from a speech delivered at the farewell dinner for Osler upon his departure from Philadelphia.


Date: 
May 7, 1889
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Programme for the "Opening of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore." Addresses were made by John S. Billings and Daniel Coit Gilman, among others.


Date: 
May 13, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Osler has left photographs, which he wishes to donate to the Library at Blockley and to the University Hospital, for Musser at the University Club.


Date: 
June 3, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Osler tells Musser to consult "Deutsches Archiv F. Klin. Med." for information of pleurisy.

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