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Letters sent to Ormerod, Joseph Arderne


Date: 
March 5, 1914
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ormerod, Joseph Arderne
Abstract: 

Osler has just learned of the existence of the "Family Encyclopedia of Medicine," in connection with which the use of his name was unauthorized. Osler explains that he had been contacted by Dr. Riddle of Cambridge about a paper, for which Osler made some helpful suggestions. Osler has informed Dr. Riddle that he misused his name and abused his kindness. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
March 8, 1914
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ormerod, Joseph Arderne
Abstract: 

Osler demands that the Royal College of Physicians defend himself and the other Fellows implicated in the "Family Encyclopedia of Medicine" affair by having their names removed from the publication and by securing a public apology from the publishers.


Date: 
April 6, 1914
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ormerod, Joseph Arderne
Abstract: 

Osler's resignation as Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. Incl. ms. notes.