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Index of items sent by Osborne, Marian (May Francis, Mrs. H.C.)


Date: 
November 11, 1883
From: 
Osborne, Marian (May Francis, Mrs. H.C.)
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis reports that she often goes to the Convent, and Uncle Willie [Osler] jokes that she will become a nun. She relates news of her siblings. Osler is writing about the death of Dr. Trudel. Includes brief note from Osler to Ogden.


Date: 
July 11, 1916
From: 
Osborne, Marian (May Francis, Mrs. H.C.)
To: 
Osler, Grace Revere
Abstract: 

Marian Osbourne gives details on her trip back. Tells her how she enjoyed her weekend with her. Deplores that she has inherited from some miserable Anglo-Saxon ancestor the unfortunate quality of being too shy to express my appreciation face to face. Enthusiastic tribute of Grace's qualities.


Date: 
April 30, 1920
From: 
Osborne, Marian (May Francis, Mrs. H.C.)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Osborne has compiled Osler family letters, written while Osler was at the Weston School. She was amazed to learn through the letters that Osler had persuaded Bovell to retire into consultation work and had offered, though only a student at the time, to take on most of Bovell's office. Osler left the Weston School before it moved to Port Hope and went to Trinity College. Osler only began letter writing in earnest when he moved to Montreal and was far removed from family and friends for the first time.


Date: 
April 25, 1925
From: 
Osborne, Marian (May Francis, Mrs. H.C.)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Osborne encloses a letter from Joseph Collins, which she believes will be of interest to Cushing [see CUS417/57.150 and CUS417/57.152]. She has not yet received a copy of "Life of Sir William Osler," and it is not on sale in Ottawa. She reports that she is much improved since her accident. Her last book of poetry is almost out of print, and she is currently working on a lyrical drama entitled "Sappho." She is now the Vice President of the Poetry Society of England and the Councilor for Canada. She comments on "Arrowsmith," by Sinclair Lewis.


Date: 
May 10, 1925
From: 
Osborne, Marian (May Francis, Mrs. H.C.)
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Osborne discusses several reviews of Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler," including one which she wrote herself. She has omitted many personal comments regarding Nancy Astor and letters to Lady Osler. She suggests that Osler's library be sent to Montreal, where the cataloguing could be completed [instead of at Oxford].