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Letters sent to Flexner, Simon


Date: 
February 21, 1919
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Flexner, Simon
Abstract: 

Comments on Lord Rhonda who had to take over the original Sanatogen. Thinks that Lady Rhonda regards it in the same class as Bovril and Vitrol. Suggests that the chemical side of the Institute investigate the nutritive value of these proprietary foods. Wonders if the American Medical Association has already done it.


Date: 
August 23, 1922
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Flexner, Simon
Abstract: 

Cushing asks Flexner for the names of the five men called together at the Arlington Hotel in Washington in 1901 to consider the question of the establishment of an institution to promote research in medicine. Cushing is surprised that Osler was not among them. Flexner responds at bottom of page: the original five were Welch, Prudden, Holt, Herter, and Briggs.

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