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Letters dated 1895


Date: 
January 1, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Schäfer, Edward A. Sharpey
Abstract: 

Osler writes of cases of Diphtheria.


Date: 
January 10, 1895
From: 
Acland, Henry W.
To: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
Abstract: 

Acland enumerates the duties of the Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford. He announces his resignation from his post as Radcliffe Examiner and provides a list of medical examiners.


Date: 
January 10, 1895
From: 
Wood, H.C.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

"Re. newspaper accounts of appt. to McGill to succeed Dawson." Wood asks Osler if he plans to accept the appointment to McGill.


Date: 
January 10, 1895
From: 
Pepper, William
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

"Appt. to McGill." Pepper assumes that newspaper reports of Osler's acceptance of the Presidency of McGIll University are true. He congratulates him on the achievement.


Date: 
January 12, 1895
From: 
Bowditch, Henry Pickering
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

"Re. newspaper accounts of appt. to McGill to succeed Dawson." Bowditch asks Osler to confirm reports in Boston newspapers that he plans to leave Baltimore for McGill.


Date: 
January 12, 1895
From: 
Mitchell, Silas Weir
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

"Appt. to McGill." Mitchell has learnt from newspaper reports that Osler has been named President of McGill University.


Date: 
January 17, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler writes of the rumor circulating in the press that he had been appointed to the Presidency of McGill University. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
January 17, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler denies the report that he had accepted the Presidency of McGill University. He is not interested in executive work. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
January 23, 1895
From: 
Magrath, J.R.
To: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
Abstract: 

Magrath would like to give Burdon-Sanderson a portrait of Dr. Kidd to be hung in his Medical Department.


Date: 
January 25, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Warren, John Collins
Abstract: 

Osler congratulates Warren on his book.


Date: 
January 26, 1895
From: 
Atkinson, Lewis A.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Atkinson asks Osler if he would accept a position at New York University made vacant by the death of Dr. Lorimer.


Date: 
February 6, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler hopes Ogden will come to visit him in Baltimore soon.


Date: 
February 25, 1895
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"For the Hebdomadal Council Only. Report of the Medical Committee. The Regius Professor of Medicine attended the Meetings of the Committee." Rules drafted by the Hebdomadal Council for the Faculty of Medicine of Oxford University.


Date: 
February 26, 1895
From: 
Magrath, J.R.
To: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
Abstract: 

Magrath seeks Burdon-Sanderson's advice on a report presented to the "Council."


Date: 
March 11, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Arrangements for Ogden's upcoming visit to Baltimore. Osler writes of the death of his father two weeks prior.


Date: 
March 13, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler informs Lafleur that there are no more vacant positions at the Johns Hopkins as they have just received many new men. He congratulates Lafleur on his most recent publication.


Date: 
April 24, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Adami, John George
Abstract: 

Osler asks Adami for information on medical cases. Additional notes by Adami.


Date: 
April 29, 1895
From: 
Magrath, J.R.
To: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
Abstract: 

Magrath informs Burdon-Sanderson that the Hebdomadal Council will require information on the Lichfield affair.


Date: 
May 21, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler reports on his recent work with pupura and purpuric affections. He is still working on proofs for "The Principles and Practice of Medicine" and asks Lafleur for corrections. He has sent Lafleur his monograph on Chorea. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
May 21, 1895
From: 
Magrath, J.R.
To: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
Abstract: 

Arrangements regarding the Lichfield Foundation.


Date: 
June 14, 1895(?)
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Lady Osler comments on her first meeting with Ogden and on the recent meeting of the American Medical Association. Osler's sister-in-law, Mrs. B.B. Osler, has died suddenly. Dr. Donald Maclean and his wife, as well as Dr. and Mrs. McGuire have been staying with the Oslers. Osler is busy working on the new edition of his text book. She mentions Dr. Whitman, a charming new resident at the Johns Hopkins. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
July 1, 1895
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Preface to the Second Edition of Osler's "Principles and Practice of Medicine."


Date: 
July 17, 1895
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends.


Date: 
July 19, 1895
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends, and reports on the health of Grace Osler.


Date: 
July 12, 1895(?)
From: 
Jones, B.
To: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
Abstract: 

"An interesting letter on proposed mottoes for the Physicl. Laboratories" at Oxford University.


Date: 
August 9, 1895
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends.


Date: 
September 28, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler was sorry to hear of Williams's death. He has returned to his work on Typhoid and Malaria. Grace is pregnant and Osler hopes they will have better luck this time. William Francis is in Baltimore.


Date: 
September 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Reid, Mrs. H.F.
Abstract: 

Mrs. Reid had asked Osler to suggest a name for her newborn daughter. Osler offers the name Doris.


Date: 
October 15, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler has sent along a copy of the 2nd edition of "The Principles and Practice of Medicine." Malloch visited with Osler in Baltimore.


Date: 
October 19, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler describes the unfortunate death of Emory. The 2nd edition of "The Principles and Practice of Medicine" is forthcoming. He writes of Thayer and William Francis.

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