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Letters dated 1925


Date: 
June 6, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"English-Speaking Medicine," by "Crusader" and " Old English at Oxford," by N.C., from the Spectator, June 6, 1925, pp. 921-22. Discussion of Osler's paper, "Chauvinism in Medicine."


Date: 
June 6, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"English-Speaking Medicine," by Crusader, from The Spectator, June 6, 1925, pp. 521-22. Duplicate copy of CUS417/54.15.


Date: 
June 7, 1925
From: 
Bigelow, Enos H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
June 8, 1925
From: 
B., Mary
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
June 8, 1925
From: 
Gwyn, H.B.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Gwyn, Osler's nephew, compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He would one day like to tell Cushing the story his grandmother recounted shortly before her death of his grandfather's [Osler's father] decision to join the ministry.


Date: 
June 9, 1925
From: 
Churchill, Edward D.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Churchill expresses his admiration and gratitude for Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
June 9, 1925
From: 
Mencken, H.L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Mencken is delighted that Cushing enjoyed the article about Dr. Gilman, who himself needs an adequate biography. Mencken will be glad to review "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
June 10, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"The Beloved Physician," from Times of India, June 10, 1925. Reflections on Osler's life and career and review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
June 10, 1925
From: 
Jenckes, E.N. Jr.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Jenckes is glad that Cushing was pleased with The Republican's review of his "Life of Sir William Osler." He congratulates Cushing on his book.


Date: 
June 10, 1925
From: 
Raney, M. Llewellyn
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Raney asks Cushing to autograph the copy of "Life of Sir William Osler" that he donated to the Tudor and Stuart Club. He was glad to learn that Dr. Welch will review the book for the Saturday Review. He would like to have Robert Frost, Mr. Gottlieb and Lizette Woodworth Reese at the Club to deliver lectures on literature. The picture of Revere will soon be completed, and there will be an unveiling.


Date: 
June 11, 1925
From: 
Bowers, Walter P.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


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

"Scientific Books," by F.H. Garrison, from Science, Vol. LXI, No. 1589, June 12, 1925, pp. 611-14. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


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

"New Books," from Universe, June 12, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
June 12, 1925
From: 
Birk, Arlie V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Birk thanks Cushing for the inscribed volumes of "Life of Sir William Osler." Birk(?) asks for Cushing's help with his medical students.


Date: 
June 13, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"The Biographical Bran Tub," from [The Nation] and the Athenaeum. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
June 13, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Cushing's 'Life of Sir William Osler' Reviewed by Dr. [Lewellys F.] Barker: An Adequate Picture of a Remarkable Personality in Field of Medicine [sic]," from the Evening Sun, Baltimore, Saturday June 13, 1925.


Date: 
June 13, 1925
From: 
Undeciphered
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Author thanks Cushing for his nice letter and is sorry the Cushings could not come for a visit.


Date: 
June 14, 1925
From: 
King, Donald S.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

King expresses his deep appreciation for the inscription Cushing put into the volumes of "Life of Sir William Osler" given to the 2nd year medical group.


Date: 
June 14, 1925
From: 
Cann, M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Cann believes that Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" is the real Bible for students of medicine. He comments on the "11th annual report."


Date: 
June 15, 1925
From: 
Asher, Leon
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Asher thanks Cushing for sending a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler" and for contributing to the Asher-fund on the occasion of Asher's 60th birthday.


Date: 
June 15, 1925
From: 
Raney, M. Llewellyn
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Raney would like Cushing to inscribe volume I of "Life of Sir William Osler" for the Tudor and Stuart Club. He writes of Miss Goodwillie and Mr. Walter de la Mare. The new professor of English, Dr. Edwin Greenlaw, would like to start a Tudor and Stuart Review.


Date: 
June 16, 1925
From: 
Gordon, George A.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
June 16, 1925
From: 
Knopf, Sigmund Adolphus
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Knopf compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." As a token of his esteem and gratitude, he sends Cushing a copy of his own work, "History of the National Tuberculosis Association and the Anti-Tuberculosis Movement in the United States."


Date: 
June 17, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," from the Manchester Guardian, June 17, 1925.


Date: 
June 17, 1925
From: 
Major, Ralph H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Major congratulates Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler" and comments on Osler's profound influence on the medical profession.


Date: 
June 17, 1925
From: 
Gwyn, Norman B.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Gwyn consults Cushing concerning an unauthorized photograph of Sargent's portrait, which is being distributed with Cushing's biography of Osler by the McAinch Publishing Company.


Date: 
June 18, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"On Life and Letters. The Doctor's Doctor," letter to the editor of The British Weekly by Timothy Crisp, June 18, 1925.


Date: 
June 19, 1925
From: 
Bottomley, John T.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Bottomley congratulates Cushing on the completion and appearance of his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
June 19, 1925
From: 
Storer, Walter R.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Storer compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." His own letters from Osler were so brief and fragmentary that they did not seem worth passing on to Cushing. He informs Cushing that, contrary to what appears on p. 592 of volume I, A.T. Huntington did not die but married a wealthy widow and disappeared from view. He also points out that on p. 369 of volume I, Cushing wrote that Ramsay was a recent Toronto graduate, but in fact, Ramsay graduated from the University of Virginia.


Date: 
June 20, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Sir William Osler. One Great Physician Writes the Life of Another," from the Boston Herald, June 20, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."

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