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Letters dated 1925


Date: 
July 17, 1925
From: 
Leake, Chauncey D.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
July 17, 1925
From: 
Clulow, H.V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Clulow remarks that it is strange that the Press did not advise Cushing about the India paper edition of "Life of Sir William Osler." He apologizes for the quality of the drawing of Osler that appeared in a recent advertisement for the book [see CUS417/57.246]. He asks for a copy of Sargent's drawing, which could be used instead. As per Cushing's request, a copy of the biography was forwarded to George S. Hutchinson.


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

Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," by W.F., from the Irish Statesman, July 18, 1925.


Date: 
July 20, 1925
From: 
Noris, George W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Noris praises and congratulates Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
July 21, 1925
From: 
Clulow, H.V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

At Cushing's request, Clulow will send Chapman a letter regarding the India paper edition of "Life of Sir William Osler." He awaits the photograph of Sargent's portrait of Osler. A copy of the biography was sent to George S. Huntington. He sends a copy of a review that appeared in Time Magazine on July 13.


Date: 
July 21, 1925
From: 
Beardsley, E. John G.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Beardsley, Chairman of the Committee on Scientific Business, invites Cushing to deliver an address at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He mentions J. Solis Cohen.


Date: 
July 23, 1925
From: 
Gabe, William E.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Gabe compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." Since leaving the Brigham Hospital, Gabe has been teaching at the Indiana University School of Medicine and has become a visiting staff member in surgery at the Indianapolis City Hospital. He requests an autographed photograph of Cushing.


Date: 
July 23, 1925
From: 
Vickers, D.M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
July 23, 1925
From: 
Clulow, H.V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Clulow thanks Cushing for supplying a copy of Sargent's sketch of Osler. He is not in favour of doing a second India paper edition of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." He encloses a copy of the most recent circular for the book [see CUS417/57.256].


Date: 
July 24, 1925
From: 
Johnson, M. Jukes
To: 
Gwyn, Norman B.
Abstract: 

Johnson responds to a request for the letters of Mrs. Johnson. He has not yet received his copy of "Life of Sir William Osler." [See CUS417/57.261]


Date: 
July 25, 1925
From: 
Hubbard, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Hubbard recalls Osler's early days as a young professor in Philadelphia. He mentions S. Weir Mitchell and William Pepper. He believes that Cushing's father taught him at the Western Reserve and was a professional colleague of his uncle, Dr. John C. Hubbard.


Date: 
July 26, 1925
From: 
Gray, Henry M.W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Gray is glad that Cushing enjoyed his review of "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
July 27 & August 1, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"A Literary Letter: A Great and Lovable Physician," from The Sphere, August 1, 1925, p. 155. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
June 27, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"A Man Who Knew Not Idleness: Story of Dr. Osler's Life Shows Success Came by Hard Work," by Thomas L. Masson, from the Literary Review of the New York Evening Post, June 27, 1925, pp.1-2.


Date: 
July 27, 1925
From: 
Gwyn, Norman B.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Gwyn writes of Mrs. Johnson, who would like to obtain a complimentary copy of "Life of Sir William Osler." [See CUS417/57.257]


Date: 
July 27, 1925
From: 
Clulow, H.V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Clulow thanks Cushing for giving his permission to use Sargent's sketch of Osler for advertising purposes.


Date: 
July 28, 1925
From: 
Templeton, Earl R.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
July 29, 1925
From: 
Ortschild, J. Frank
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Ortschild praises and thanks Cushing for "Life of Sir William Osler." He was shocked to hear of Dr. Thomas' death.


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

"A Great Physician and Bibliophile," from the London Quarterly Review, July 1925, pp. 28-40 [plus typescript copy of final page]. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


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

"Talk About Books. Well Written Biography of Sir William Osler," from the Mail & Empire, Toronto, July 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
July 31, 1925
From: 
Lennox, William G.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
July 31, 1925
From: 
Ball, James Moores
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Ball compliments Cushing on the way in which he let Osler and his friends tell their own story through their letters in "Life of Sir William Osler." He has obtained a Descartes volume, which he sends to Cushing, and continues to look for works by Vesalius.


Date: 
July 27 & August 1, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"A Literary Letter: A Great and Lovable Physician," from The Sphere, August 1, 1925, p. 155. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
August 3, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Curzon's Will," from Time, "Foreign News," August 3, 1925, p. 10. Additional notes by Cushing.


Date: 
August 3, 1925
From: 
Potter, W.S.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Potter writes of a letter from Mark Sullivan. He comments on Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
August 4, 1925
From: 
McGiffert, Arthur C.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
August 4, 1925
From: 
Burket, Walter O.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
August 4, 1925
From: 
Carter, Edward P.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Carter responds to Cushing request regarding information about Robert Emmons, a friend of Revere Osler's and now a Rhodes Scholar. Emmons wrote a review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
August 4, 1925
From: 
Chapman, R.W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Chapman congratulated Cushing on the great and well-deserved success of "Life of Sir William Osler." The Press will begin a third impression of the book. He does not advise a one volume edition in India paper. He warns Cushing not to scold Clulow for the failure to get corrections into the second edition, for it was he who was in charge.


Date: 
August 6, 1925
From: 
Williams, Huntington
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Williams compliments Cushing on "Life of Sir William Osler," and wonders when Bibliotheca Osleriana will be ready for distribution. He is curious as to whether Osler ever had a bookplate made as suggested on p. 456 of volume II of the biography.

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