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Letters sent to Macallum, Archibald Byron


Date: 
August 13, 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Travel arrangements for St. Andrews, New Brunswick.


Date: 
August 1897
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Travel arrangements for St. Andrews, New Brunswick.


Date: 
August 27, 1903
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Osler writes of Sherrington, Welch, and Barker.


Date: 
September 1, 1903
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Travel arrangements.


Date: 
June 12, 1906
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Osler is sorry that he had troubles about the subsidies. An erroneous impression got abroad the B.A.A.S. experiences. Adami told him that Aschoff has taken his passage (Toronto meeting). Good word about him. MacKenzie will look after him. Aschoff's traveling expenses should be paid by the comity. Gotch will not come. Horsley will be there. Mention that Whitney had proposed to Osler to be President but he refuses because he pretends having no special executive ability. Proposes Macallum instead or Garrens.


Date: 
March 29, 1908
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Osler asks Macallum if there was any physiology or pathology Chair in Chemistry at Toronto. It is a request that he had from somebody. Mann from Oxford goes to Tulane. Osler hopes that the school goes well. He will be out in September. Mentions that he is struggling with the System of Medicine with McCrae. He is glad to have McCrae to bear the brunt of the work. Greetings to MacKenzie, Wright and the others.


Date: 
(ca May 1, 1908)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Macallum for the information. He comments on the task of teaching in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th years. He doubts that they will find someone interested in that. Kind comments on Leathes. Asks him to let him know if he is coming in England. Will be in Toronto in the middle of September. Civilities.


Date: 
July 22, 1908
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Remsen, Gotch's assistant in Oxford, is a Fellow of Pembroke. He might be considered for the Chair of Pathological Chemistry. Good comment about him. Osler asks Macallum to let him know when his steamer arrives. He is going to Scotland for August , but will be back early in September. Gives his opinion on the Edinburgh Lord Rectorship. It is a doubtful matter, political feelings are high, and the independent candidates has no chance. Asks him to wire him from Liverpool and invites him.


Date: 
September 15, 1908
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Osler will call Macallum at 12 on Thursday. He hopes that the Gaiety Girl will be present at their interview. He has a note from the Ottawa Polonius lamenting that the newspapers have reported him incorrectly on it all.


Date: 
September 26, 1908
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Osler has already sent a Servetus sheet to Macallum at the Laboratory (Toronto University). If he wishes to have another, he will try to send one if all have not been distributed in Laboratories. He hopes Macallum had a good trip. Love to the Wrights.


Date: 
July 31, 1912
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Osler looked for Macallum at the Sherrington's the other day. He informs Macallum that he is not going out this autumn. He is meditating a longer holiday elsewhere. They do not leave until October 11. He invites Macallum to visit them. Civilities.


Date: 
March 26, 1913
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Osler will look up Macallum's son at the Lister. Will miss him in Toronto in May. Mentions that he leaves for America April 3rd, for a lecture tour at J.H.H., Yale, Harvard, & New York and Philadelphia. Will return about the 20th of May. Will see him then in London. Will make arrangements for him at the Athenaeum. Best wishes to the new Society. Compliments on the new Bulletin. Mentions that he had written to some men about the matter of the Academy, where there was a bit of low med. politics.


Date: 
November 21, 1913
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Macallum for his paper. Hopes his general tension is normal. Joke about the subject. Mentions that a nice boy of his here with Perkin, is doing well. Ramsay Wright is very happy. Civilities.


Date: 
May 2, 1916
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Acknowledgment of his letter of March 30th. He is interested in what Macallum says about the pre-medical year of study. His opinion is that if is given at a good college, four years of professional study would be sufficient, unless they adopt the French plan of making hospital interns of the senior students. The ideal scheme has not yet been worked out. The ideal plan devised by Martin, Welch and Remsen at the Hopkins is too protracted for the pocket of the average student. He will have to deal with the problem on the Welsh Royal Commission. Mentions that they are starting a National School of Medicine at Cardiff. Orpington (hospital) is ready. Hopes that Cameron will remain Surgeon-in-Chief.


Date: 
July 26, 1919
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Macallum, Archibald Byron
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Macallum for his cable of congratulations on his seventieth birthday. Asks him to send any literature on his job. All well here, except the labour horizon is dark.