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Letters dated 1925


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

"Wales and its Medical School," from The Lancet, October 31, 1925, p. 925. Article refers to the controversy regarding the government of the Welsh National School of Medicine.


Date: 
October 21, 1925
From: 
Royle, N.D.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Royle responds to Cushing's request for information regarding Dr. Cameron. He compliments Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
October 1, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Announcement of Dr. Thomas Banks Strong's appointment as Bishop of Oxford, from "The Periodical," Vol. X, No. 131, p. 154.


Date: 
November 7, 1925
From: 
Aiken, Alfred L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Aiken will pass on Cushing's letter to Frank Altschul, Chairman of the Library Committee. He thinks that any man who could write a book like "Life of Sir William Osler" is a priceless addition to the Committee.


Date: 
November 10, 1925
From: 
Greene, Clayton W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Greene sends his warmest congratulations to Cushing for "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
November 13, 1925
From: 
Young, Hugh H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Young sends a photograph of Cushing and his friends during the war. He compliments Cushing on his "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
November 16, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"The Bodleian Quarterly Record," Vol. IV, No. 47, 3rd Quarter, 1925. Extracts from Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," on pp. 257-59.


Date: 
November 16, 1925
From: 
Benet, George
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Benet, a student of Cushing's, sends words of congratulations for "Life of Sir William Osler." Benet had the pleasure of visiting with Osler at the "Open Arms." He hears often from Cutler.


Date: 
November 18, 1925
From: 
Ortschild, J. Frank
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Ortschild reports on his medical condition. He has received a great deal of pleasure reading Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." He writes of the Johns Hopkins and of the Allied debt proposition.


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

"Physician and Humanist," by William H. Welch, from the Saturday Review of Literature, Volume II, Number 17, Saturday, November 21, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." [Original was extremely friable - segments of article missing]


Date: 
November 24, 1925
From: 
Bigelow, Gladys W.(?)
To: 
Cushing, Katharine Stone Crowell
Abstract: 

Bigelow comments on Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
November 24, 1925
From: 
Mack, C.W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Mack praises Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
November 24, 1925
From: 
McKelvey, Susan Delano
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
November 27, 1925
From: 
Guttmacher, Manfred L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Guttmacher, a former Johns Hopkins student under Osler, compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
November 1, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"A Humanist in Health," by Nellis B. Foster, from "Letters & Life," November 1925, pp. 163-65. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
November 30, 1925
From: 
Doolin, William
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Doolin sends Cushing an editorial from the Journal inspired by "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
December 5, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Advertisement for Oxford Books, including Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," from the New York Sun, December 5, 1925.


Date: 
December 7, 1925
From: 
Clulow, H.V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Clulow informs Cushing that they are now selling the third impression of his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." They have already ordered 10 thousand copies, and the demand is still strong. He encloses an extract from an article by William Lyon Phelps [see CUS417/57.58]. In his new book "The Doctor Looks at Literature," Dr. Joseph Collins devotes considerable space to Cushing's book.


Date: 
December 7, 1925
From: 
Woodhall, F.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Invitation to a special meeting of the Hamilton Medical Society at the Royal Connaught "Grill Room" on December 14, 1925, called at the request of the Osler Memorial Committee.


Date: 
December 8, 1925
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae agrees with Cushing the criticism regarding the length of "Life of Sir William Osler" is not justified. He thinks Cushing's suggestion of having a special price for medical students is an excellent one.


Date: 
December 8, 1925
From: 
Schultz, O.T.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Partial letter. Schultz, a student under Osler at the Johns Hopkins, compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
December 9, 1925
From: 
Unidentified
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Menu and mission statement for the Inaugural Dinner of the Osler Club, at Saranac Lake, New York, December 9, 1925, at which Dr. Lawrason Brown will deliver an address entitled, "Personal Recollections of 'The Chief'." Includes photograph of Osler.


Date: 
December 10, 1925
From: 
Appleton, Paul
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Appleton congratulates and compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
December 11, 1925
From: 
Hersey, Helerie E.(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Hersey sends Cushing a clipping from an Ontario newspaper (article not attached).


Date: 
December 12, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Article lists outstanding biographies from 1925, including Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," from the New York Evening Post, December 12, 1925.


Date: 
December 14, 1925
From: 
Perram, Walter H.
To: 
Oxford University Press
Abstract: 

Perram informs the Press that his father's name is misspelled in Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" as Perrin, and he requests that it be changed. [See CUS417/57.67]


Date: 
December 15, 1925
From: 
Clulow, H.V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Clulow encloses a letter from Mr. Walter H. Perram whose father's name was misspelled in Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." [See CUS417/57.68]


Date: 
December 16, 1925
From: 
Smith, Lucy F. (Mrs. John B.)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Smith congratulates and compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." She sends a copy of "David Copperfield," abridged by her daughter, Edith Freelove Smith, and illustrated by her friend, Harriet Savage Smith.


Date: 
December 20, 1925
From: 
Sewall, Henry
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
December 21, 1925
From: 
Flexner, Simon
To: 
Mackall, Leonard L.
Abstract: 

Flexner will send Dr. Welch's complete review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," and will include an extra copy for the Tudor and Stuart Club at the Johns Hopkins. He cannot answer Mackall's question regarding "The Confessions of a Yellow Journalist" and refers him to Welch.

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