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Letters dated 1894


Date: 
January 6, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler writes of medical cases and an upcoming trip to Chicago.


Date: 
January 23, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler will travel to Chicago to attend a committee on the Association of American Medical Colleges. He would like to visit Ogden in Milwaukee.


Date: 
February 1, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler must postpone his trip to Chicago.


Date: 
February 10, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler is sending along various publications he has worked on, including a Typhoid-Fever Report. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
February 20, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler writes of Mr. Chadbourne and of medical cases.


Date: 
February 21, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ashurst, J.
Abstract: 

Osler will make a donation towards the Philadelphia Hospital's purchase of a Ruschenberger portrait.


Date: 
February 28, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Osler congratulates Musser on his recent publication. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
March 21, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler writes to inform Gilman that Carter will join the Hospital in June.


Date: 
April 25, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Pepper, William
Abstract: 

Osler congratulates Pepper upon his resignation for his achievements in the medical profession.


Date: 
May 1, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler will travel to Paris and then England. He is working on a revised edition of his text book. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
May 14, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Adami, John George
Abstract: 

Osler congratulates Adami on his engagement to Mary Cantlie. Includes additional notes by Adami.


Date: 
May 17, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler has postponed his trip to Europe. He expresses regret that Lafleur did not receive the position he had hoped for at the Royal Victoria Hospital.


Date: 
May 22, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
Abstract: 

Osler must postpone his trip to Europe even further because his work load is too heavy.


Date: 
May 22, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler must postpone his trip to Europe in order to finish up on some work.


Date: 
July 13, 1894
From: 
Stillé, Alfred
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Stillé compliments Osler on an address made at the Wistar Institute and praises Osler's teaching methods.


Date: 
July 24, 1894(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Thayer, William Sydney
Abstract: 

Osler reports on his holiday in England. He writes of Robbs and Mitchell. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
August 12, 1894
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Scraps from W.O's pocket note-book: Epitaph in Dorchester Church."


Date: 
August 19, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Thayer, William Sydney
Abstract: 

Osler reports on his European vacation and on a successful meeting at Oxford. He writes about hospital affairs and mentions that he has been working on a monograph on Chorea. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
August 24, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Thayer, William Sydney
Abstract: 

Osler reports on his European vacation. He writes of hospital matters and of his father's failing health. He welcomes Parsons to the Johns Hopkins staff.


Date: 
September 9, 1894
From: 
Gowers, William Richard
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

"Notes from Books." Gowers thanks Osler for dedicating "On Chorea and Choreiform Affections" to him. He writes of Mrs. Cardew, an excellent editor whom he highly recommends.


Date: 
October 6, 1894
From: 
McGuffey, Alex H.
To: 
Bridgeman, W.H.
Abstract: 

McGuffey expresses his devotion to and respect for Dr. Drake and criticizes Mansfield for publicizing an unflattering biography of Dr. Drake. He sends along books for Osler. Incl. m.s. notes.


Date: 
October 9, 1894
From: 
Bridgeman, W.H.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Bridgeman has received books on Dr. Drake from McGuffey and will soon turn them over to Osler. He has sent a letter to Osler from Drake's son-in-law providing information on Drake's character.


Date: 
October 15, 1894
From: 
Bridgeman, W.H.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

He informs Osler that two books on Dr. Drake have been posted.


Date: 
October 18, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler informs Lafleur that he cannot write another address this year, for it would finish him. He reports on progress at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He mentions Thayer, Smith, Hewetson, and Councilman's engagement to a Miss Coolidge. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
October 28, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Civilities. Osler mentions Robert Craik. Osler invites Lafleur to Baltimore for the meeting of the Physiological Society. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
November 11, 1894(?)
From: 
Mitchell, Silas Weir
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Mitchell thanks Osler for sending along a copy of his text book, "On Chorea". Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
November 24, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler is very busy with work for Wilson & Decrum that he does not enjoy doing. He mentions Miss Humpton, Dr. Campbell, Thayer and Hewetson. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
November 29, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler urges Ogden to visit Baltimore for the meeting of either the American Medical Association or the Association of American Physicians. He is working on the "confounded" text books of Wilson, Decrum, and Allbutt. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
November 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler urges Ogden to visit with him in Baltimore.


Date: 
December 7, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Yarrow, H.C.
Abstract: 

Osler discusses a patient, Mrs. Holt.

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