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Letters dated 1925


Date: 
April 21, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Book of the day. William Osler. Physician and Scientist," from the Times.


Date: 
April 25, 1925
From: 
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"The Perfect Doctor," by Lens, from The New Statesman, April 25, 1925, pp. 37-8. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler"; Sir Rickman John Godlee's "Lord Lister"; and M. Valléry-Radot's "The Life of Pasteur."


Date: 
April 25, 1925
From: 
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Review: "Cushing's 'Osler'," from the British Medical Journal, April 25, 1925.


Date: 
April 25, 1925
From: 
Osborne, Marian (May Francis, Mrs. H.C.)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Osborne encloses a letter from Joseph Collins, which she believes will be of interest to Cushing [see CUS417/57.150 and CUS417/57.152]. She has not yet received a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler," and it is not on sale in Ottawa. She reports that she is much improved since her accident. Her last book of poetry is almost out of print, and she is currently working on a lyrical drama entitled "Sappho." She is now the Vice President of the Poetry Society of England and the Councilor for Canada. She comments on "Arrowsmith," by Sinclair Lewis.


Date: 
April 26, 1925
From: 
Allen, P.S.
To: 
Osler, Grace Revere
Abstract: 

Allen thanks Lady Osler for sending him a copy of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." Osler's life has been an inspiration to him.


Date: 
April 30, 1925
From: 
Collins, Joseph
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Collins believes that Cushing will be pleased with his reviews of "Life of Sir William Osler," which will appear in "The Sun" and "The Bookman." He does recall May Osborne's letter, and is delighted that Lady Osler let it stand. He sends Cushing copies of the reviews of his book and of "Arrowsmith."


Date: 
May 1, 1925
From: 
To: 
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Announcement of publication for Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," from Universe and Catholic Weekly, May 1, 1925.


Date: 
May 1, 1925
From: 
Boothy, Walter M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Boothy looks forward with pleasure to reading Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," but Miss Sandiford has already stolen the first volume, and her sister the second.


Date: 
May 7, 1925
From: 
To: 
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"William Osler," from the Times Literary Supplement, Thursday, May 7, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 2, 1925
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Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," by Humphry Rolleston, from the "Reviews" section of the British Medical Journal, May 2, 1925, pp. 843-44.


Date: 
May 2, 1925
From: 
Mandell, George S.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Mandell writes of Mr. Edgett, Professor Bliss Perry, and Mr. Edmund Noble.


Date: 
May 3, 1925
From: 
To: 
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"William Osler, Humanist," by Sir Squire Sprigge, from the Sunday Times, May 3, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 3, 1925(?)
From: 
Brewster, Mabel
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Brewster has not yet received a copy of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," which she is anxious to read. She writes of the sudden death of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Brewster.


Date: 
May 3, 1925
From: 
Brown, Lawrason
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Brown is delighted with Cushing's biography of Osler, which he felt recalled the "Chief" vividly.


Date: 
May 4, 1925
From: 
Burrow, John
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

A letter of thanks from the Library Committee upon receiving a copy of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 4, 1925
From: 
Batchelor, Roger P.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Batchelor writes to tell Cushing of the joy it has brought him to read "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 4, 1925
From: 
Shepherd, Francis John
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Shepard sends thanks and congratulations to Cushing for his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 4, 1925
From: 
Miller, William Snow
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Miller congratulates Cushing on the "excellency" of his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." Ochsner, who was well-like by Osler, was Miller's student and assistant. Miller believes that Mall was with Osler in Paris in 1908. He has most of Osler's biographical sketches in their original form.


Date: 
May 4, 1925
From: 
Courtney, J.W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Courtney asks Cushing how he arranged Osler's correspondence for his biography of Osler, for his son-in-law, John Thomas Jefferson Clunie, has inherited the literary effects of his great-uncle, Charles Warren Stoddard, and would like to compile a biography on him.


Date: 
May 5, 1925
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"Reviews. Sir William Osler," from the Birmingham Post, May 5, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 5, 1925
From: 
Mackall, Leonard L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Mackall thanks Cushing for sending a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler," with which the "Chief" himself would have been delighted. He offers to send Cushing a copy of Friswell's "Varia."


Date: 
May 7, 1925
From: 
To: 
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Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," by E.S. Martin. Mention of Osler's association with the Children of Fresh Air.


Date: 
May 7, 1925
From: 
Gage, Homer(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Gage compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 8, 1925
From: 
Shattuck, Frederick Cheever
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Shattuck predicts that Cushing will be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 8, 1925
From: 
De Schweinitz, George E.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

De Schweinitz congratulates Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 9, 1925
From: 
Abbott, Alexander C.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Abbott compliments and congratulates Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He suggests that Cushing next do a biography of Halsted.


Date: 
May 10, 1925
From: 
Beardsley, E. John G.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Beardsley writes to express the pleasure and inspiration he received from reading Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 10, 1925
From: 
Osborne, Marian (May Francis, Mrs. H.C.)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Osborne discusses several reviews of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," including one which she wrote herself. She has omitted many personal comments regarding Nancy Astor and letters to Lady Osler. She suggests that Osler's library be sent to Montreal, where the cataloguing could be completed [instead of at Oxford].


Date: 
May 11, 1925
From: 
To: 
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"William Osler," from "The Scotsman," Edinburgh. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 11, 1925
From: 
Lusk, Graham
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Lusk offers to order a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler" for Muller. He compliments Cushing on his book.

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