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Letters dated 1891


Date: 
January 5, 1891
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Civilities. Osler comments on medical cases he is following. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
January 19, 1891
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis writes of her daughter May's visit with Osler in Baltimore. She relates news of her family.


Date: 
January 19, 1891
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler reports on her own health and on news of the family.


Date: 
February 2, 1891
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler reports on the health of the family.


Date: 
February 27, 1891
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends. She writes that Osler would like to send his two visiting nieces, Nellie and Georgie, to Atlantic City while he takes up residence at the Johns Hopkins to finish writing his text book.


Date: 
April 2, 1891
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Baumgarten, Walter
Abstract: 

Civilities. Osler comments on the work of Dr. Harvey.


Date: 
April 6, 1891
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
MacDonnell, Richard (Dick)
Abstract: 

Osler cannot part with the five volumes of medical books that MacDonnell requested as he needs them for the writing of his own text book. Civilities.


Date: 
May 11, 1891
From: 
Sheppard, Furman
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

The Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia offers Osler the position of Chair of Practice of Medicine and Clinical Medicine. Attached is a press clipping providing details of the offer and of Osler's refusal to accept the position.


Date: 
May 15, 1891
From: 
Bowditch, Henry Pickering
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Bowditch informs Osler that the Chair of Theory and Practice at Harvard is vacant and hopes that Osler will consider taking on the position.


Date: 
May 27, 1891
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends. She writes that Osler had offers from Philadelphia and Harvard but turned them both down.


Date: 
July 27, 1891
From: 
Wilson, E.T.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Travel arrangements for Dr. Musser, Prof. Rahrah and Dr. King.


Date: 
August 2, 1891
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Shepherd, Francis John
Abstract: 

Osler expresses his sympathy over the loss of an unidentified colleague. He writes of progress made on his text book.


Date: 
August 3, 1891
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Jim Wilson and Musser are both candidates for the same position at the Jefferson Medical College. Osler has confidence in them both. He writes of progress made on his text book. Incl ms. notes.


Date: 
September 19, 1891
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends. She has not heard from Osler for some time because he is busy correcting and revising his book.


Date: 
September 24, 1891
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends. She has not heard from Osler for some time as he is busy working on his book.


Date: 
September 27, 1891
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.; Henry Mills Hurd
Abstract: 

Letter to introduce Mr. Oppenheimer, a student at the U.P.


Date: 
October 12, 1891
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler reports on a recent gathering in Washington, after which Rogers visited with Osler in Baltimore. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
November 2, 1891
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Civilities. Osler will go to the meeting of the Pediatric Society in May, 1892. He comments on an paper of Ogden's and on books by Mercier. Osler is still working on the proofs for his own text book.


Date: 
March 5, 1905
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"British Medicine in Greater Britain," from the British Medical Association of Montreal(?) 1891. Brief history of the establishment of English universities and medical schools in Canada.


Date: 
March 5, 1905
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Notes taken from Osler's diary, 1891


Date: 
1891(?)
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends.


Date: 
March 5, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Civilities. News of progress made on his text book. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
March 5, 1905
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Quotation from Dr. W.M. Donald's letter." Comments on Osler's knowledge of and appreciation for Bible literature.


Date: 
March 5, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Civilities. Osler comments on the grueling process of text book writing.


Date: 
1891(?)
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler reports on health of family and friends. Dr. Howard was in Baltimore visiting with Osler over Christmas. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
March 5, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Osler urges Musser to come to Baltimore. He is still working on proofs for his text book.


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: 
1890-1909
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Scraps from W.O.'s pocket note-book, 'Where is it'." Includes notes from Philadelphia, Baltimore and Oxford days, as well as quotations, stories, poems, information on rare books, research notes, and personal thoughts.


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.

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