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Letters dated 1897


Date: 
January 13, 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Pepper, William
Abstract: 

Osler relates information given to him by Mr. Drummond regarding a series of portraits of Linacre, Sydenham, and Harvey. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
February 4, 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Adami, John George
Abstract: 

Osler writes of medical cases and of upcoming "Congress" meetings in Montreal and Toronto. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
March 12, 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler wonders where Ogden has been and urges him to visit Baltimore. He reports on the success of his Clinical Laboratory and of Futcher, the man in charge.


Date: 
April 16, 1897
From: 
Gairdner, W.T.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Gairdner is honoured that Osler dedicated his volume on Angina Pectoris to him. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
April 17, 1897
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends.


Date: 
May 2, 1897
From: 
Gairdner, W.T.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Gairdner thanks Osler for sending a copy of his book on Angina. He compliments Osler on his exhaustive research and notes his appreciation for having the book dedicated to him.


Date: 
May 14, 1897(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Schäfer, Edward A. Sharpey
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Schäfer for his text book on Histology, informs him that a copy of his own book on Angina Pectoris is on its way, and regrets that he cannot go to England this year as he must attend the B.M.A. and the B.A.A.S. meetings in Canada. He writes of his son. He has turned down a tempting offer in New York as he is satisfied with the facilities in Baltimore.


Date: 
May 21, 1897
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends and anticipates a visit from Grace and son.


Date: 
May 25, 1897
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends.


Date: 
August 13, 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Travel arrangements for St. Andrews, New Brunswick.


Date: 
August 28, 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Thayer, William Sydney
Abstract: 

Osler writes of Thayer's trip to Russia, events at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and of his own trip to St. Andrews, New Brunswick. Camac is to marry Miss Medcalfe. He mentions Mcrae, Macallum, and Lafleur.


Date: 
August 28, 1897
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends, and comments on Osler's recent visit to Toronto.


Date: 
Summer 1897
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes.


Date: 
August 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Travel arrangements for St. Andrews, New Brunswick.


Date: 
September 16, 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Howard, Campbell Palmer
Abstract: 

Osler wishes Howard good like in his medical work. He hopes he can serve as a mentor to Howard, as Howard's father had done for Osler. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
October 20, 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Adami, John George
Abstract: 

Osler requests a copy of an essay on Haemorrhagic Typhoid written by two of Adami's colleagues. Additional notes by Adami. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
October 22, 1897
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends.


Date: 
November 6, 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler writes of medical cases. He hopes Lafleur will soon come for a visit to Baltimore.


Date: 
December 27, 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler urges Ogden to come to visit him in Baltimore.


Date: 
1867-1897
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes on Johns Hopkins.


Date: 
1897(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler comments favourably on the Dana Biography. Osler became familiar with Dana's work through his preceptor [Bovell?], who often referred to him in his Lectures on Natural Theology.


Date: 
March 11, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Adami, John George
Abstract: 

Arrangements for the meeting of the British Medical Association in Montreal. Additional notes by Adami. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
March 11, 1905
From: 
Richet, Charles
To: 
Bowditch, Henry Pickering
Abstract: 

Extract from letter. Richet comments on his trip to Toronto and of his encounter with Osler.


Date: 
March 11, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Flexner, Simon
Abstract: 

Osler congratulates Flexner on his recent work.


Date: 
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From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Excerpted quotations from Osler's volume on Angina Pectoris: "An enquiry into the symptoms and causes of the Syncope Anginosa" by C.H. Parry and "Eminent Victorians" by Lytton Strachy.


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: 
1893-1909
From: 
Chapin, Susan Revere
To: 
Unidentified
Abstract: 

Chapin's handwritten notes regarding Osler's travel during the years 1893-1909.


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.


Date: 
1865-1919
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten notes concerning Weston, Trinity College School, Rev. W.A. Johnson, and more.


Date: 
1870-1919
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Bibliography of Sir William Osler, Bart, M.D., F.R.S.," compiled by Minnie Wright Blogg, Librarian, The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Bibliography covers a period of 49 years, from 1870-1919, and includes 773 titles. Incl. ms. notes.

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