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Letters sent to Gilman, Daniel Coit


Date: 
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Invitation to meet members of the Physiological Society.


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From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler would like to organize a dinner for Remsen. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler hopes the Journal will go through and offers to double his subscription.


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From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Gilman for sending Thayer's official notification.


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From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler writes of business matters.


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From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler invites Gilman to meet Harrison and Mitchell.


Date: 
October 30, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler looks forward to his life in Baltimore. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
January 25, 1889(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Arrangements for upcoming meetings. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
May 1, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler apologizes for not having had time to go down to Baltimore but informs Gilman of his upcoming plans to do so.


Date: 
July 19, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler gives Gilman updates on hospital affairs. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
1889(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler's schedule of his trip to Baltimore.


Date: 
1889(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Arrangements for a meeting.


Date: 
March 6, 1890
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler updates Gilman on the progress of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He comments on the new director, and on Halsted and Kelly. He writes of his plans to travel to Europe at which time he would like to meet with Gilman to discuss the Medical School.


Date: 
May 25, 1892
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Civilities. Osler informs Gilman of his upcoming travel plans. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
1892-3
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler suggests that a portrait of the late Dean [Welch?] should hang in the new medical building. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
March 21, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler writes to inform Gilman that Carter will join the Hospital in June.


Date: 
November 6, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler jokes that the Dean has circulated a poem using his nom-de-plume, Egerton Y. Davis. The poem appears on bottom of page. Incl ms. notes.


Date: 
1897(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler comments favourably on the Dana Biography. Osler became familiar with Dana's work through his preceptor [Bovell?], who often referred to him in his Lectures on Natural Theology.


Date: 
July 2, 1898
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler assures Gilman that he is not responsible for Miss Johnston; Osler will help her finance her Biological studies. He leaves for a five-week stay in England at the end of the week.


Date: 
August 13, 1898(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler is greatly saddened by Pepper's death. He has refused any offers to go to Philadelphia as he is very satisfied with his work in Baltimore. He is happy that Flexner has decided to stay on at the Johns Hopkins. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
March 29, 1899
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler suggests that they use a ship offered to them as a floating hospital in Manila. He also believes that a three month study of Malaria in the West Indies would be worth undertaking.


Date: 
1898-99
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Excerpts from letters written by Osler to D.C. Gilman.


Date: 
January 3, 1900
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler writes to endorse Dr. Cordell to the position of Custodian of the Toner Collection of the Congressional Library.


Date: 
January 24, 1901
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler reports on the improved health of Rowland.


Date: 
April 15, 1901
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler will not be able to get away early enough to be in Glasgow by June. He will be too busy working on text book revisions.


Date: 
July 7, 1904
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler will publish a small volume of his collected addresses, which he has dedicated to Gilman. Osler will sail for England on the following week.


Date: 
August 8, 1904
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler informs Gilman that he has accepted the Regius Professorship of Medicine at Oxford. Although he knows it seems foolish to leave such a good post in Baltimore, his work has become too stressful and hectic. Osler will succeed Burdon-Sanderson, his old friend and teacher.


Date: 
November 5, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler gives news about settling in Oxford. He describes his official rooms, and of his class, of the out patient department. He describes his daily work. He enjoys being a member of Christ Church. Picture to himself that Burton or Locke may have inhabited his quarters. He enjoys sitting at the Hebdomadal Council of the University. He is Curator of the Bodleian. News from his family. Mention of his trip to America in December. Greets to Remsen, Gildersleeve and Ames. Mention that he wrote to Welch.


Date: 
February 19, 1907
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Gilman for returning the manuscript and for his criticism. Interrogation on the name to chose. He will bring out more clearly the distinction between the requirements of a cataloguer or attendant and the men who are doing administration work. They want to present the project (a training ground in Oxford for the librarians of Great Britain) to Mr. Carnegie and the best person to present it attractively to him could be John Morley. Civilities.


Date: 
December 28, 1907
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gilman, Daniel Coit
Abstract: 

Osler is distressed to hear of Gilman's sickness. Asks Mrs. Gilman to send news. Sent a Christmas reminder. Reports on their first Christmas in their house. Mentions that he has his books with him now. Word on his involvement at the Bodleian. Wishes that Gilman was 50 and president of the Bodleian. Details on the restoration of old Burtons books. Mention of Lord Kelvin's death and funeral to which he assisted. Civilities. News of Revere.