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Date: 
November 24, 1904
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Date: 
December 10, 1904
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler remembers the case the Maude Abbott sent of hyperplasia of the arteries. The case very much interested Osler. He hopes the subscriptions are beginning to come in. He doesn't think there is any question that they can get the amount required.


Date: 
November 30, 1904
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler thanks maude Abbott for the circular, which he found interesting. He is sure an exhibit will do a great deal of good. He does not remember No. 128, the narrowing of the thoracic aorta. He urges Maude Abbott not to work too hard, as she will need plenty of time for so big of an undertaking.


Date: 
November 23, 1904
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler is sure Maude Abbott will be able to make a very satisfactory article for the system. It will not be needed for about eighteen months, so she has plenty of time. He has sent the letters to the men on a list given to him by Adami.


Date: 
January 11, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler belives the work at Naples is fascinating, but thinks it would be a pity for Maude Abbott to go too far afield from her present line. He reports that they have enough money for the first part of the catalogue.


Date: 
January 3, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler compliments Maude Abbott on the work she has done.


Date: 
December 31, 1904
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Maude Abbott for the photographs and cards. He has not heard from Roddick about the funds. He is sending about four hundred circulars to the McGill graduates in the U.S. He encloses a copy.


Date: 
September 26, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler congratulates Maude Abbott on the first part of the catalogue. He has made a few corrections, and explains some of them in the letter. He thinkgs the work will be a new and very important departure in museum catalogues.


Date: 
July 19, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Maude Abbott for the photograph. He thinks it looks a fairly satisfactory case. He compliments her on her work. He asks her about the reproduction, and if she has made any estimates of the cost.


Date: 
June 19, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler would like to have any specimens that Maude Abbott sees illustrating particularly syphilitic cortitis that would photograph well. He is glad to hear that she has received the Fellowship in Pathology. He met a good friend of hers, Mrs. Rhys.


Date: 
March 30, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler was glad to see Maude Abbott's paper in last week's journal, and compliments her on it. He has not had time to go over the aneurism material carefully, but he compliments her on the cases she has, and her descriptions. He will bring the manuscript back with him in April.


Date: 
December 15, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler received the papers with Maude Abbott's letters. He will look over them and bring them to her on Friday the 29th. He compliments her on her work. He will not write a brief introduction for her; he insists that Dr. Adami is certainly the man to do it.


Date: 
October 28, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler has received Part II. He finds the photographs interesting, and mentions that he has a remarkable drawing of the acute ulcerative aneurism. He compliments Maude Abbott on the catalogue.


Date: 
October 24, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler looks forward to the next section. He is glad Maude Abbott likes the new textbook. He thanks her in advance for the photographs, which have not yet arrived.


Date: 
1908
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler writes about Maude Abbott's work and of future meetings.


Date: 
December 25, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler compliments Maude Abbott on her work on the new sections. He is sure Dr. Adami would give her a free hand. He will meet her in the museum on Friday.


Date: 
December 18, 1905
From: 
Abbot, Maude E.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Copy of letter from "Curation to Dr. Osler" regarding "Introduction to Catalogue". Maude Abbott writes to Osler of her work on the catalogue, specifically the introduction, and asks for advice. She asks Osler to write a short historical introduction in addition to Adami's preface.


Date: 
August 4, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler writes of cancelling his holiday, and compliments Maude Abbott on her work. He mentions an upcoming visit to Montreal, and sends love to his nephew Francis.


Date: 
April 13, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler encloses Hunter's letter which explains the long delay. He hopes everything is going smoothly. He asks Maude Abbott when he should have the little introduction ready. He is going to Germany next week and will see Dr. Adami.


Date: 
March 27, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler thinks Maude Abbott's circular is admirable and should bring out some good material. He remarks that it will do both the museum and the school a great deal of good. He returns Carveth's estimate, and thanks her for the photograph.


Date: 
1904-1913
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Document containing excerpts of letters from Osler to Maude Abbott. Letters have been organized by subject. Categories include Museum Catalogue, Systematic Teaching, Congenital Cardiac Disease, and Organization of the International Association of Medical Museums.


Date: 
April 17, 1907
From: 
Osler, WIlliam
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler waited before sending Maude Abbott samples from the press. He was sad upon hearing the news about the burning of the school. He is afraid the loss in the museum is serious.


Date: 
August 18, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler was distressed not to be at the meeting. He had hoped to spend a couple of days in Montreal. He has had a busy time for the past six weeks. He informs Abbott that his nephew, Dr. Francis, will be settling in Montreal in September and is interested in the pathology of diseases of children and might be of help.


Date: 
1909
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler compliments Maude Abbott on her work, and writes of how she is gaining a great reputation.


Date: 
March 1908
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler has just finished reading the proof of Maude Abbott's System article, and compliments her on it. He was interested in her comment on Rokitansky's great work, as his feelings were the same.


Date: 
July 13, 1908
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Excerpt from [P100.1] Osler is glad Maude Abbott received a check from the Leas.


Date: 
January 17, 1910
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Maude Abbott for the bound reprint of her section on Congenital Heart Disease. He compliments her on her work and hopes everything goes satisfactorily in connection with the Museum.


Date: 
October 5, 1909
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler compliments Maude Abbott on the photographs and histories; they are very characteristic cases. He has not yet heard from Dr. Adami, but he hopes everything will turn out satisfactorily.


Date: 
September 10, 1909
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler has just returned from a holida in Cornwall. Concerning the Donaria, Osler thinks they would be more suitable for a show case in the library. He will have a talk with Dr. Shepherd about the demonstration room, etc. for the museum. It seems there is a great opportunity for a model scheme. He writes of specimens. He is giving a lecture on the 19th of October on syphilis and aneurysm, and would like to have the reference early inj the month. Dr. Peterson will come next week, and he will have a talk with him on the Museum question. Gardner also comes on the 15th.


Date: 
1909
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Abbott, Maude E.
Abstract: 

Osler writes that it will be very nice to talk over the Catalogue. He is sure the Catalogue will be a model for the whole country.

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