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Index of items sent by McCrae, Thomas


Date: 
September 7, 1907
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Precision brought by McCrae on the their book Modern Medicine (in USA) and A System of Medicine (in the English Edition). In the first edition, only Osler's name appeared while in the second edition both names appeared (Osler and McCrae). McCrae listed the articles produced by Osler in each volume.


Date: 
June 2, 1920
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae writes of works by Osler published in Medical News, mostly under his pseudonym, Egerton Y. Davis.


Date: 
July 8, 1920
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae corrects Cushing's information regarding Osler's Ingersoll Lecture on Science and Immortality in 1904.


Date: 
June 17, 1920
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae has gathered a number of letters from Osler, which he now sends to Cushing.


Date: 
March 23, 1921
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae remarks that Osler often used the title M.R.C.P. (Member of the Royal College of Physicians), as he did on a paper entitled, "Notes of Intestinal Diverticula," in the Annals of Anatomy and Surgery, 1881, IV, #5, November. Osler and Allbutt were elected Fellows to the College in 1883. Allbutt delivered the Gulstonian [sic] Lecture in 1884. McCrae will send an account of a dinner for MacAlister in which much is said of the formation of the Royal Society.


Date: 
April 20, 1921
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae was told by the College of Physicians in London that Osler became a Licentiate of the College in 1873. He then took the College examination and was given membership in 1878.


Date: 
July 7, 1921
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae draws Cushing's attention to the animal parasite, "Sphyranura Osleri," named after Osler. This was written about in the Journal of Morphology, Vol. I, No. I, September 1887.


Date: 
September 23, 1921
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae supplies Cushing with details of Osler's life in the summer of 1902 and 1903.


Date: 
September 27, 1921
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae informs Cushing that Osler never used the type of stethoscope mentioned in Medical News of 1885, as long as he knew him. He believes Osler must have introduced the instrument in Montreal before going to Philadelphia. He invites Cushing to stay with him during the Surgical Meeting in October.


Date: 
July 4, 1925
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae sends Cushing another favourable review of "Life of Sir William Osler." He writes of the medical condition of Jack DaCosta(?).


Date: 
September 17, 1925
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae draws Cushing's attention to a review of "Life of Sir William Osler" in the International Book Review of the Literary Digest. He comments on the success of the book among Canadians outside of the medical profession.


Date: 
December 8, 1925
From: 
McCrae, Thomas
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

McCrae agrees with Cushing the criticism regarding the length of "Life of Sir William Osler" is not justified. He thinks Cushing's suggestion of having a special price for medical students is an excellent one.