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Letters dated 1925


Date: 
September 9, 1925
From: 
Christian, Henry A.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Christian quotes from a letter from George D. Henderson in which he comments on Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler." He writes of Cushing's brother.


Date: 
September 10, 1925
From: 
Coy, George J.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Coy informs Cushing that Professor Schäfer delivered four lectures on the Herter Foundation in 1908. He compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
September 11, 1925
From: 
Freiberg, Albert H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
September 11, 1925
From: 
Diller, Theodore
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Diller suggests that Cushing edit his "Life of Sir William Osler" down to one volume. He was at the University of Pennsylvania and at Blockley with Osler. He would like for Cushing to meet with his son, Theodore Craig Diller, who will soon begin at Harvard Law School. He mentions Dr. Reeves, Professor of Literature at Kenyon College, and Macfee Campbell.


Date: 
September 12, 1925
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Lady Osler urges Cushing to visit Oxford on his way to Edinburgh. She spent a delightful week with Tom, Amy and Campbell Howard. William Sydney [Thayer] is with her now. She is often congratulated for having chosen Cushing to write a biography of her husband. She mentions Bob Emmons.


Date: 
September 12, 1925
From: 
Simmons, George H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Simmons compliments Cushing on "Life of Sir William Osler" and comments on its success in Chicago. He writes of his travels while on sabbatical, mostly spent in the company of Dr. and Mrs. Casey Wood, and his niece, Miss Nichols.


Date: 
September 12, 1925
From: 
Harrison, Paul W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Harrison thanks Cushing for sending a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler." He entered the Johns Hopkins a year after Osler left, but received Osler's teaching through his pupils. He writes of his search for rare medical volumes and encourages Cushing to come East for a visit.


Date: 
September 13, 1925
From: 
Moody, William R.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Moody points out an error on p. 497 of volume I of "Life of Sir William Osler," regarding the date of Sir Andrew Clark's death.


Date: 
September 14, 1925
From: 
Harris, D. Fraser
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Harris is sorry to have troubled Cushing about the Osler letters, which were in fact already returned. He compliments Cushing on the achievement of "Life of Sir William Osler.


Date: 
September 16, 1925
From: 
Bligh, E.W.
To: 
Cushing, Professor A.R.
Abstract: 

Bligh points out an error on p. 616 of volume II of Harvey Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" regarding a rare manuscript purchased by Osler in 1915. Dr. Francis offered to have the passage in question removed when the book is next reprinted.


Date: 
September 16, 1925
From: 
Hough, G. de N.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Hough has taken up orthopedic surgery at the Shrine's Hospital in Springfield. He compliments Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" and asks for an autograph.


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

"All in the Day's Work, " by W.R. Rose, from the Cleveland, Ohio Plaindealer, September 17, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
September 17, 1925
From: 
Elsberg, Charles A.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
September 17, 1925
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae draws Cushing's attention to a review of "Life of Sir William Osler" in the International Book Review of the Literary Digest. He comments on the success of the book among Canadians outside of the medical profession.


Date: 
September 19, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Concerning the Character and Career of Dr. William Osler," review of "Life of Sir William Osler," by Sidney Williams, from the Philadelphia Inquirer, September 19, 1925.


Date: 
September 23, 1925
From: 
Canby, Henry Seidel
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Canby will turn over the Welch manuscript to Leonard Mackall, who plans to bring it to the Johns Hopkins. Flexner also made a request for the article.


Date: 
September 24, 1925
From: 
O'Hare, James P.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

O'Hare requests that Cushing autograph his copy of "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
September 24, 1925
From: 
Miller, Joseph L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
September 25, 1925
From: 
Yates, J.L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Yates requests that Cushing lend a hand to Chester M. Kurtz, recently accepted into the third year class of Harvard Medical School. He compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
September 25, 1925
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Books On Pertinent Topics Found At Public Library," from the Savannah, Georgia Press, September 25, 1925. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
September 28, 1925
From: 
Osgood, Robert B.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Osgood comments on Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


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

Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," from Scribners Magazine, New York, September 1925. The author recalls meeting Osler during a visit he made to New Haven and the Elizabethan Club in 1913.


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

"The Literary Digest International Book Review," Volume III, Number 10, September 1925. Includes article on Osler, "A Great Physician Who Was Not Dr. Arrowsmith," by Robert M. Yerkes, pp. 641-42.


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

"The Irish Journal of Medical Science (Formerly the Dublin Journal of Medical Science). The Official Organ of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland," Fifth Series, No. 44, September, 1925, pp.401-06. Includes review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


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

"A Family Physician for Three Nations: A Review of Dr. Cushing's Biography of the Late Sir William Osler," by Cameron Rogers, from "World's Work," September 1925, pp. 553-56


Date: 
October 9, 1925
From: 
MacCallum, G.W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

MacCallum congratulates Cushing on "Life of Sir William Osler."


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

"Reviews. William Osler," from the Medical Journal of Australia, October 10, 1925, pp. 457-58. Review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
October 13, 1925
From: 
Shorter, Clement K.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Shorter is sorry that his review of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" described the book as too long. However, he did think the biography was admirably done.


Date: 
October 19, 1925
From: 
MacCheavish, Milly L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

MacCheavish thanks Cushing for letting her become acquainted with Osler through his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
October 20, 1925
From: 
Styer, Freas(?)
To: 
Mackall, Leonard L.
Abstract: 

Styer responds to Mackall's inquiry regarding a collection of German silver marks. He refers Mackall to the American Numismatic Society of New York.

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