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Letters dated 1923


Date: 
April 15, 1919
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Perley, George H.
Abstract: 

Perley was invited to the Duncan Graham dinner.


Date: 
September 25, 1919
From: 
Osler's Secretary
To: 
Munro, Hector
Abstract: 

Osler's secretary forwards Munro a copy of Robert Cecil's letter to Osler. [See CUS417/51.21]


Date: 
January 6, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Article from the Boston Evening Post, "The Athenaeum Club."


Date: 
February 20, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Announcement of the death of Sir Thomas Roddick, from "The Montreal Daily Star."


Date: 
April 18, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Pamphlet: "Official Register of Harvard University," Vol. XX, April 18, 1923, No. 19. Division of Fine Arts, 1923-24.


Date: 
May 11, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Invitation to the first open meeting of the Tudor and Stuart Club, founded by Osler and Lady Osler in memory of their son Edward Revere Osler. Felix E. Schelling will deliver an address on "'Sidney's Sister, Pembroke's Mother': A Consideration of the Elizabethan Woman in Her Sphere as a Patron of Learning." Includes handwritten letter to Harvey Cushing from Mary B. [last name undecipherable] commenting on the success of the lecture.


Date: 
January 12, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Scientific Events: The Old Ashmolean Museum at Oxford" Short article from "Science" by R.F. Gunther on the fate of the Ashmolean Building.


Date: 
July 13, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Pamphlet: "The Fellowship of Medicine and Post-Graduate Medical Association...Constitution and By-Laws."


Date: 
July 13, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Julia Shepley's manuscript notes regarding letters from S. Weir Mitchell to Leidy and Paget.


Date: 
August 1, 1923
From: 
Barlow, H.M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Barlow responds to Cushing's inquiry into the Moxon Medal. The only surgeon to have won the medal was Jonathan Hutchinson. [For details see CUS417/23.6]


Date: 
August 10, 1923
From: 
Brockbank, E.M.
To: 
Unidentified
Abstract: 

"Sir William Osler." Brockbank describes his relationship with Osler, which began during Osler's Baltimore days and continued while he was in Oxford. Brockbank, once Editor of the Medical Chronicle, writes of Osler's constant encouragement, his fascination with medical history, and his commitment to medical publications.


Date: 
August 10, 1923
From: 
Brockbank, E.M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Brockbank responds to Cushing's appeal for materials relating to Osler. He writes of his friendship with Osler.


Date: 
August 11, 1923
From: 
Brockbank, E.M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Brockbank recommends that Cushing consult the Ryland's Library for letters from Osler to Mr. Guppy concerning medical incunabula. Brief note about Dr. Thomas Harris, Honorary Physician to the Manchester Royal Infirmary.


Date: 
August 13, 1923
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Thomson, Arthur
Abstract: 

Cushing asks Thomson to explain how medical examinations are conducted in England. He would like to know if outside Examiners are called in, how there are chosen, and who they were between the years 1906-1919. Thomson replies on verso. [See CUS417/10.3 and CUS417/10.4]


Date: 
August 27, 1923
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
Abstract: 

Cushing is asking for precisions about their meeting at Cannes in 1912. Osler had written him "I have asked Vetter to send the Lenotte sketches." He is wondering about the meaning of that sentence. On the same letter is the handwritten reply of Jacobs. Reminiscences. Osler had brought photos that Revere had taken in Venice which shows his artistic feeling. He was proud of them and predicted that Revere would become an architect or an artist. Details about Osler's activities. He does not recall the Lenotte sketches.


Date: 
September 4, 1923(?)
From: 
Thomson, Arthur
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Thomson has enclosed a list of outside medical examiners in England during the years 1906-1919. [See CUS417/10.2 and CUS417/10.4]


Date: 
September 10, 1923
From: 
Francis, William Willoughby
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Francis describes aspects of his uncle's character.


Date: 
September 20, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Memorandum on the Louvain Committee." After the burning of the Library of the University of Louvain, August 25, 1914, an International Committee was organized by the Institut de France, with additional help from the John Ryland's Library and the British Academy. It is possible that Osler was involved in the project through either the British Academy or the John Ryland's Library.


Date: 
September 21, 1923
From: 
Butler, Nicholas Murray
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Butler responds to Cushing's inquiries about the project to rebuild the library at the University of Louvain. Osler's involvement in the project was likely due to early refugees who went to Oxford from Louvain, and who appealed to him for help in the matter. [For more details see CUS417/22.8]


Date: 
October 1, 1923
From: 
Warden, A.A.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Warden responds to Cushing's appeal for material relating to Osler. He also sends an abstract of an address by Charles Mayo. He mentions his sister-in-law, Mrs. R. Bruce Taylor, wife of the president of Queen's University.


Date: 
November 24, 1923
From: 
Willis, Margaret A.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Willis has been asked by Sir John MacAlister to prepare a report on Osler's association with the Fellowship of Medicine. Osler played a large part in the early life of the Fellowship. [For details of the report see CUS417/12.5-7]


Date: 
November 1, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Description of the aims and objects of the Fellowship of Medicine and Post-Graduate Medical Association.


Date: 
November 1, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Notes on the history of the Fellowship of Medicine and Post-Graduate Medical Association and Osler's involvement with it.


Date: 
November 1, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"To Revere Osler," by Carol Wight and "'Sidney's Sister, Pembroke's Mother': A Consideration of the Elizabethan Woman in Her Sphere as a Patron of Learning," by Felix E. Schelling, John Welsh Centennial Professor of English Literature, University of Pennsylvania. Reprinted from "The Johns Hopkins Alumni Magazine," November, 1923, Vol. XII, No. 1.


Date: 
November 1, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"The Johns Hopkins Alumni Magazine," Vol. XII, No. 1, November 1923. Published in the Interest of the University and the Alumni.


Date: 
December 7, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Form letter: "The Tudor and Stuart Club takes pleasure in sending you a proof of the book-plate of The Club and reprints of the poem read by Dr. Wight at the first regular meeting, January 16, 1922, and of the address delivered by Professor Schelling at the first open meeting, May 11, 1923." Includes reproduction of book-plate.


Date: 
December 21, 1923
From: 
Willis, Margaret A.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Willis is glad that the papers she sent Cushing will be helpful to his research. She thanks him for promising to become a member of the Fellowship. She will inform Sir John MacAlister of this news when he returns from holiday.


Date: 
April 6, 1905
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Pp. 41-44 from "Medical Lectures: School of Medicine." List of presenters of the Lane Medical Lectures from 1896 to 1921.


Date: 
December 1, 1923
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Bulletin of the Fellowship of Medicine and Post-Graduate Medical Association, Vol. V, No. 170.


Date: 
February 17, 1921
From: 
Johnson, Rev. James Bovell
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Johnson has failed to retrieve any information from Dr. Pestin-King (of Bath) or from Dr. G.A. Litchfield, who was mathematical master under Badgley at Weston. He offers details of the school curriculum at Weston. He suggest that Cushing contact Campbell, who took to writing poems about the school.

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