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Letters dated 1925


Date: 
July 2, 1925
From: 
Montgomery, Priscilla B. (Mrs. T.H.)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Montgomery wonders if Cushing has copies of his "Life of Sir William Osler" that he would like to donate to the Marine Biological Laboratory Library.


Date: 
July 2, 1925
From: 
Evans, Edward
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Evans praises Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." He was Osler's student for a year and was often brought by Osler to the Johns Hopkins Hospital.


Date: 
July 3, 1925
From: 
Clap, Edmund W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Clap, who met Osler only once, praises Cushing for his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
July 4, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Detached from "Points of View" section of the Saturday Review of Literature, by P.E.G. Quercus, July 4, 1925, p. 886. Recommendation that Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" be considered for the Pulitzer Prize.


Date: 
July 4, 1925
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae sends Cushing another favourable review of "Life of Sir William Osler." He writes of the medical condition of Jack DaCosta(?).


Date: 
July 5, 1925
From: 
Morriss, W.H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Morriss compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He entered the Johns Hopkins just after Osler left for Oxford. While with the Red Cross during the war, Morriss lunched with Osler at Oxford.


Date: 
July 8, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"The Romance of Pioneer Life in Ontario: 'Events in History are the Products of Causes, None of Which Will be Exactly Repeated'," by E.M. Gundy, from "The New Outlook," pp. 9-11.


Date: 
July 6, 1925
From: 
Hoyle, Arthur
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Hoyle is glad that Cushing took notice of his review of "Life of Sir William Osler." Although Hoyle lived near Osler in Oxford, the two men never met.


Date: 
July 7, 1925
From: 
Masson, Thomas L
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Masson thanks Cushing for his considerate letter.


Date: 
July 7, 1925
From: 
Coggill, Helen
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Coggill believes Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" to be the best biography she has ever read.


Date: 
July 7, 1925
From: 
Brown, Alfred J.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Brown mentions the reference to Milroy's Disease in Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" and the fact that Milroy is still alive and working in Omaha.


Date: 
July 8, 1925
From: 
Clulow, H.V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Clulow sends several reviews of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" and reports that the demand for the book is still strong.


Date: 
July 8, 1925
From: 
Feil, Harold
To: 
Osler, Grace Revere
Abstract: 

Feil praises Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." He regrets that he never knew Osler. Feil attended Osler's funeral in 1919 with Dr. E.J. Wood.


Date: 
July 9, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"A Week-End Gossip. An Oxford Welcome," by Arthur Hoyle, from the Methodist Recorder, London, July 9, 1925. Review of Volume 2 of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" and reflections on Osler's career at Oxford.


Date: 
July 9, 1925
From: 
Shipley, Arthur E.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Shipley mentions his review of Cushing's book and hopes that Cushing will soon come to visit.


Date: 
July 9, 1925
From: 
John, Henry V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

John compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He is gathering source material on Dr. Jan E. Purkinje, a Czech physiologist.


Date: 
July 9, 1925
From: 
Moschowitz, Alexis V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Moschowitz compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler" and asks for more specific details regarding the actual cause of Osler's death.


Date: 
July 9, 1925
From: 
Friedenwald, Jonas S.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Friedenwald expresses his appreciation for Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


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

"The Book Window. Some Pages in Waiting for the General Reader," by Eliot Buckram, from the Church of England Newspaper, July 10, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
July 10, 1925
From: 
Reynalds, Larry(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

While visiting the Bodleian, Reynalds(?) thought of Cushing and his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
July 11, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"The Beloved Physician," by Mary Rennels. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


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

"Sir Osler's Life," from The Newark Call, July 12, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
July 12, 1925
From: 
Turner, G. Grey
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Turner is enjoying Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" and hopes Cushing will expand the biography to three volumes with the next edition. He requests that Cushing return his letters from Osler.


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

"Medicine. Osler," from Time, July 13, 1925, p. 15-16. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
July 13, 1925
From: 
Van Kleeck, Mary
To: 
Yerkes, Robert M.
Abstract: 

Van Kleeck had the pleasure of reading the first volume of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" while visiting Dr. Frederick E. Gates. Gates was a student of Osler's at the Johns Hopkins and the man responsible for the photograph of Osler in the garden that appears in the second volume of Cushing's book.


Date: 
July 14, 1925
From: 
Eliot, Gustavus
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Eliot sends a reprint from the Yale medical Journal of Osler's address, "On the Educational Value of the Medical Society," mentioned on p. 249 of volume I of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
July 14, 1925
From: 
Montgomery, Priscilla B. (Mrs. T.H.)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Montgomery thanks Cushing for donating a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler" to the Library.


Date: 
July 14, 1925
From: 
Bradenburg, O.D.
To: 
Unidentified
Abstract: 

Bradenburg refers to an article that appeared in "Time" on July 13, reporting that in 1884 Osler threw a cricket ball 115 yards, a throw that was never beaten. Bradenburg claims that in the same year, at the University of Wisconsin, he threw a baseball one inch further than Osler's record. [See CUS417/57.243]


Date: 
July 16, 1925
From: 
Hadden, Briton
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Hadden informs Cushing that the author of the review he liked was "Time" Medical Editor, B.N. Busch. In the July 27 issue, there will be a letter from a man in Wisconsin who claims that in 1884 he could throw a baseball further than Osler could throw a cricket ball. [See CUS417/57.252 and CUS417/59.6]


Date: 
July 16, 1925
From: 
Perry, Bliss
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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

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