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Letters dated 1925


Date: 
August 6, 1925
From: 
Phelps, William Lyon
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Phelps draws Cushing's attention to Mencken's review of "Life of Sir William Osler," in The American Mercury.


Date: 
August 8, 1925
From: 
Dean, Jane K.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Dean sends a review of Cushing's "Life of Osler" sent to her by G.S Mundie. She recalls her days as a young girl in Dundas.


Date: 
May 10, 1925
From: 
Humpton, Blanche O.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Humpton has received a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler" from Lady Osler, and is charmed with it. Additional notes by William Francis concerning Humpton's work with Osler, dated 1953.


Date: 
August 10, 1925
From: 
McKenzie, R. Tait
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McKenzie comments that Cushing has done a great service to the medical profession with his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He invites Cushing to visit him at Ipswich.


Date: 
August 11, 1925
From: 
Levine, Samuel A.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
August 12, 1925
From: 
Reik, Henry O.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
August 12, 1925
From: 
Sandiford, Irene(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Sandiford congratulates Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler," which she feels will strengthen an Anglo-American Union. Dr. Thomas Noble from England will soon be in Boston and would like to meet with Cushing. Professor Lusk and Dr. Du Bois have been to visit, and she hopes Cushing will soon do the same.


Date: 
August 13, 1925
From: 
Jewett, David B.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Jewett thanks Cushing for the care he gave to Frederick Fuller and for sending a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
August 16, 1925
From: 
Clark, George Edward
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Clark explains that there is an error in the spelling of his name as it appears in Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
August 18, 1925
From: 
Carle, Robert W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Carle spent time at Murray Bay and met a number of Osler and Cushing's friends, including Bill Darrach. He asks Cushing about Arthur P. Connolly, a recent Harvard Dental Graduate from Brookline, Massachusetts. He would like Cushing to contact Connolly's references, Charles P. Cameron and Walter R. Carroll, to learn more about him.


Date: 
August 18, 1925
From: 
Murphy, F.T.(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Murphy wonders how Cushing had time to collect and arrange all the material for his biography of Osler, and still manage to produce a delightful piece of work.


Date: 
August 19, 1925
From: 
Cutler, Elliott C.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Cutler comments on an article by Dandy. He intends to present the leading scholar in the next graduating class at Vermont with a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler," in honour of Dr. F.T. Ridder, an 1884 graduate from Vermont. He writes that if he were in Boston he might persuade Harold Vanderbilt to complete the Dormitory.


Date: 
August 20, 1925
From: 
Clark, George Edward
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Clark corrects the spelling of his name, which appears on p. 315 of volume I of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." He compliments Cushing's work.


Date: 
August 22, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Our Library Table. Sir William Osler," from "Canada," August 22, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
August 22, 1925
From: 
Shattuck, George Cheever
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Shattuck thanks Cushing for sending a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler," and congratulates him on the achievement.


Date: 
August 24, 1925
From: 
John(?)
To: 
Shattuck, Frederick Cheever
Abstract: 

John does not know who to admire more, Cushing or Osler, after having been read Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
August 24, 1925
From: 
J.M.F.(?)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Praise and congratulations for Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." Additional notes by William Francis from 1953: "Unidentified."


Date: 
August 25, 1925
From: 
Martin, Franklin H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Martin regrets that Cushing will not be able to attend the upcoming meeting of the Congress. He would like to know if Cushing has selected Porter or Cheever to look after Lane. He extends his appreciation for Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
August 25, 1925
From: 
Bloodgood, Joseph Colt
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Bloodgood has heard that Sir G. Lenthal Cheatle, a surgeon from London, will arrive at the Plaza Hotel in New York on August 30th. He asks Cushing to send Cheatle a welcome note and to invite him to deliver an address at his clinic. He writes of his appreciation for Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
August 26, 1925
From: 
Malloch, Thomas Archibald
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Malloch compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He heard from Mrs. Chapin that Cushing plans to travel to Edinburgh.


Date: 
August 27, 1925
From: 
Pearce, Richard M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Pearce writes that Pfister does not meet the requirements for a Rockefeller fellowship. He compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
August 31, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Brief comment on the public's reception of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," from Transcript, Boston, August 31, 1925.


Date: 
August 31, 1925
From: 
Friedenwald, Harry
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Friedenwald compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler," and asks if Cushing ever received the "Life, Letters &c." of his father.


Date: 
August 31, 1925
From: 
Graham, Everts A.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Graham asks about Burton Clark, Jr., who has inquired about a position on the resident surgical staff of the Barnes. He praises Cushing's book, "Life of Sir William Osler." Graham regrets that Osler did not know his wife.


Date: 
September 1, 1925
From: 
Krumbhaar, Edward B.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Krumbhaar asks for further information on the two Dr. Olivers mentioned in Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
September 2, 1925
From: 
Lewis, Dean
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Lewis envies Cushing's ability to produce a work such as "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
September 23, 1925
From: 
Locke, Corbet
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Locke is the brother of Charlie Locke, referred to in Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." He would like to know from what authority Cushing received the information on p. 175 of volume I that the burden of the education of Charlie Locke's three children fell on Osler.


Date: 
September 4, 1925
From: 
Robey, William H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Robey thanks Cushing for the great service he has done doctors and others in writing "Life of Sir William Osler." He mentions Ned Streeter and asks for an autographed copy of Cushing's book.


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

"New Books and New Editions," from the Medical Officer, September 5, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


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

Clipping from the Sphere making reference to Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," and Osler's "An Alabama Student, and Other Biographical Essays."

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