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Letters dated 1925


Date: 
May 24, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Announcement for the upcoming publication of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," from the Los Angeles Times, May 24, 1925.


Date: 
May 26, 1925
From: 
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Advertisement for "Life of Sir William Osler," by Harvey Cushing, from the "Philadelphia Public Ledger."


Date: 
May 26, 1925
From: 
Mackall, Leonard L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Mackall wrote to the editor of the New York Herald Tribune Sunday Literary Supplement to get either Welch or Garrison to review Cushing's book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He has learnt that Stuart Sherman, the chief editor, intends to make Cushing's book the subject of a leading article.


Date: 
May 27, 1925
From: 
Packard, Francis R.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Packard congratulates Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler," which he compares to Sir Rickman John Godlee's "Lord Lister" and M. Valléry-Radot's "The Life of Pasteur."


Date: 
May 27, 1925
From: 
Harvey, Samuel C.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Harvey compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He seeks Cushing's advise on Tilney's suggestion that he present a paper on the cerebellum and on Everts Graham's request that he write a section on general and external infection of surgical interest for Graham's new systems of surgery to be published by Saunders.


Date: 
May 27, 1925
From: 
Scudder, Charles L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
May 28, 1925
From: 
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"A Notable Book. Sir William Osler's Life," by Charles W. Budden, from "The Sunday School Chronicle and Times Literary Supplement," May 28, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 28, 1925
From: 
McLean, Franklin C.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
May 29, 1925
From: 
Bremer, Lewis
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Bremer congratulates Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler," which he picked up while visiting with Lady Osler at Oxford.


Date: 
August 29, 1925
From: 
To: 
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"What They Are Reading," from the Kansas City (Missouri) Star, August 29, 1925. Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" is mentioned.


Date: 
May 1, 1925
From: 
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"Suicide Mortality of Males and Females Before, During and After the War," from the Statistical Bulletin, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Vol. VI, May 1925, No. 5. Also includes articles "Children are the Chief Victims of Fatal Accidents," "The Conquest of Typhoid Fever," "Whooping Cough Mortality in Twenty-Three American Cities, 1885-1923," and "Health Record for April, 1925."


Date: 
May 1, 1925
From: 
To: 
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"The Landmark: The Monthly Magazine of the English-Speaking Union," Vol. VII, No. 5, May 1925, "Lt. Col. E.B. O'Reilly, Hamilton." Includes article "A Man From Canada," by John Adcock, pp. 301-04.


Date: 
May 31, 1925
From: 
To: 
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"The High Calling of Medicine," by Stuart P. Sherman, from the "Books" section of the New York Herald Tribune. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler. [Original was extremely friable - segments of article missing.]


Date: 
May 31, 1925
From: 
To: 
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"Sir William Osler," by Dr. C.W. Saleeby, from the London Observer, May 31, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 31, 1925
From: 
Agassiz, Mrs. George R. (Mabel?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
June 1, 1925
From: 
Daves, Richard H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Daves praises Cushing's book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
June 1, 1925
From: 
Mitchell, James F.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Mitchell thanks Cushing for sending a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler." He is sorry that Cushing cannot attend the Europe trip of the Clinical Surgical Society.


Date: 
June 1, 1925
From: 
Wright, Louis T.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Wright thanks Cushing for sending and for writing "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
June 2, 1925
From: 
Burrage, Walter L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Burrage sends his review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," through which he hopes Cushing will be able to discern his admiration and appreciation.


Date: 
June 2, 1925
From: 
Danielson, Richard E.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" will have a full-page review in the June 6th issue of The Independent. Danielson congratulates Cushing on the great achievement of his biography.


Date: 
June 2, 1925
From: 
Mullin, J. Heurner
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Mullin congratulates Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He relates an incident brought to mind by reading p. 179 of volume II. While Mullin's was out one day, Osler paid a visit and noticed pamphlets issued by pharmaceutical companies, which Osler later referred to in an address. Mullin mentions an address delivered by Osler before the Hamilton Medical Society in 1906.


Date: 
June 2, 1925
From: 
DaCosta, J. Chalmers
To: 
McCrae, Thomas
Abstract: 

DaCosta thanks McCrae for sending a copy of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." The book further proves DaCosta's view that Cushing is one of the most remarkable mentalities in the medical profession.


Date: 
June 2, 1925
From: 
Keogh, Andrew
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Keogh thanks Cushing for sending a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler," in which he noticed the Elizabethan Club was referenced three times.


Date: 
June 3, 1925
From: 
To: 
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"First Readings: Dr. Osler, Amplissimus Vir," by Allan Nevins, from New York World, June 3, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
June 4, 1925
From: 
Clulow, H.V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Clulow will make use of quotations from some of the reviews and letters Cushing received for his "Life of Sir William Osler." He remarks that the Stuart P. Sherman review was excellent and will no doubt sell many copies. He responds to a complaint about the Boston Booksellers not having any stock of Cushing's book.


Date: 
June 4, 1925
From: 
Bunting, C.H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
June 4, 1925
From: 
Wiel, Harry I.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Wiel sends words of appreciation for Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." He asks Cushing to autograph letters he has kept from Osler, which he plans to paste in his own copy of Cushing's book and preserve as an heirloom for the next generations of his family.


Date: 
June 4, 1925
From: 
Carling, Esther
To: 
Osler, Grace Revere
Abstract: 

Carling compliments Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" and comments on Osler's "radiant" personality.


Date: 
June 5, 1925
From: 
Sacks, Ernest
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Sacks praises Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." In his work with students, Sacks has always held Osler up as the ideal to be followed.


Date: 
June 5, 1925
From: 
Pearman, Arthur
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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

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