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Letters dated 1926


Date: 
February 16, 1926
From: 
Malloch, Thomas Archibald
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Malloch sends an advertisement for Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" from the International Antiquariat, Amsterdam. He wrote to Dr. Withington regarding the daughter of Hippocrates.


Date: 
February 17, 1926
From: 
Bolton, Julia Faith
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Bolton comments on Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," which was discussed at her Tea & Topic Club.


Date: 
February 25, 1926
From: 
Van Wagenen, William P.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Van Wagenen thanks Cushing for sending an inscribed copy of "Life of Sir William Osler." He requests other monographs of Cushing's.


Date: 
February 27, 1926
From: 
Doolin, William
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Doolin thanks Cushing for his more than generous appreciation of his review of "Life of Sir William Osler." He sends the current number of the Irish Journal to draw his attention to a book by Faure, among other items.


Date: 
March 8, 1926
From: 
Phillips, John
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Phillips compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler," and remarks on its success among the laity. He asks for Cushing's opinion regarding a Memorial Tablet for the reading room in the new Medical Library.


Date: 
March 15, 1926
From: 
Hanes, Edward L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Hanes consults Cushing regarding a medical case. He expresses his appreciation for Cushing's book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
March 15, 1926
From: 
Clulow, H.V.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Clulow sends a letter from Dr. S.T. Earle regarding "Life of Sir William Osler." [See CUS417/57.308]


Date: 
March 16, 1926
From: 
McIntosh, William M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McIntosh writes regarding the Abridged Edition of "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
March 18, 1926
From: 
Woods, Andrew H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Woods thanks Cushing for sending reprints of several of his articles to China, where he finds himself far removed from personal contacts. He compliments and congratulates Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
March 20, 1926
From: 
McIntosh, William M.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

As per Cushing's request, McIntosh will send a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler" to Paul W. Harrison and to Mr. Royal Cortissez(?).


Date: 
March 22, 1926
From: 
Turnbull, Edwin Litchfield
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Turnbull writes that "Life of Sir William Osler" is one of the greatest biographies of all time.


Date: 
March 24, 1926
From: 
Van Wagenen, William P.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Van Wagenen compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He requests a reprint of "William Osler the Man" and a copy of Cushing's Ether Day address, "The Personality of a Hospital."


Date: 
March 31, 1926
From: 
Miller, William Snow
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

W.H. Ochsner, whose death was lamented by Osler, was one of Miller's students. Miller wrote a short sketch of Ochsner for the March 1910 issue of the Wisconsin Alumni Magazine. He mentions Ochsner's relation to Paracelsus.


Date: 
March 31, 1926
From: 
Mackall, Leonard L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Mackall is sorry that his notes on Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" arrived too late for the 4th printing.


Date: 
April 2, 1926
From: 
Black, Carl E.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Black, who had the opportunity to attend some of Cushing and Osler's clinics, congratulates Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
April 4, 1926
From: 
Mack, Harold C.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Mack thanks Cushing for his wonderful contribution to medical literature with "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
April 9, 1926
From: 
Stifel, John
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Stifel thanks Cushing for sending an inscribed copy of "Life of Sir William Osler." He remarks that the book has done a great deal to stimulate interest in literature in the West.


Date: 
April 11, 1926
From: 
Harrison, Maria W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Harrison compliments Cushing on "Life of Sir William Osler," and asks him to clarify several items from the book.


Date: 
April 16, 1926
From: 
Tracy, Dwight Wallace
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Tracy congratulates Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler." He would like to know where Welch's review of the biography was published.


Date: 
April 16, 1926
From: 
Cully, William B.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
April 20, 1926
From: 
Miller, Oscar L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
April 21, 1926
From: 
Flexner, Simon
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Flexner sends a delayed note of congratulations for "Life of Sir William Osler" and asks for reprints of Cushing's Cameron lectures. He will send Cushing his presentation remarks on the Welch bust.


Date: 
April 22, 1926
From: 
Unidentified
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Invitation to a Book Sermon at which Dr. Breed will speak on "Lessons from the Life of Sir William Osler, M.D., F.R.S., (1849-1920), Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford."


Date: 
April 25, 1926(?)
From: 
Moody, Mary W.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Moody compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler," and thanks him for accepting her help on it.


Date: 
April 29, 1926
From: 
Jackson, Chevalier
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Jackson writes that it was a great delight to meet Dr. Newton. He compliments Cushing on his book, "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 4, 1926
From: 
Shattuck, Frederick Cheever
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
May 4, 1926
From: 
Monks, George H.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Monks congratulates Cushing on winning the Pulitzer Prize for "Life of Sir William Osler."


Date: 
May 4, 1926(?)
From: 
Weed, C.F.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

A letter of congratulations [possibly for winning the Pulitzer Prize].


Date: 
May 4, 1926
From: 
Roman, C. Lightfoot
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Roman has advised Michael Duffy to return to Boston and to consult Cushing. He congratulates Cushing on "Life of Sir William Osler. Roman's maternal grandparents were married by Osler's father and Roman served with Osler's son, Revere, during the war in the No. 3 Canadian General Hospital.


Date: 
May 4, 1926
From: 
Wright, Carol
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Wright compliments Cushing on a recent address he delivered. Her father was a professor of operative and clinical surgery at the Long Island College Hospital. She sends a clipping of the election at the Tudor and Stuart Club.

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