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Index of items sent by Sanderson, Sir John Burdon


Date: 
August 2, 1884
From: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
To: 
Abstract: 

Letter of recommendation for Osler to become Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.


Date: 
June 8, 1904
From: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Burdon-Sanderson explains the present trouble at Oxford over appointing his successor as Regius Professor of Medicine. He asks Osler if he would consider taking the position if it were offered to him. He invites the Oslers to be his guests when they are at Oxford for the upcoming British Medical Association meeting. Additional notes by Grace Revere Osler.


Date: 
June 30, 1904
From: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Burdon-Sanderson understands that Osler has accepted to be Dr. Strong's guest during his stay at Oxford. However, in order that they may discuss Osler's appointment as Regius Professor of Medicine, Burdon-Sanderson requests that Osler agree to stay with him for the first part of his trip. Although Sanderson agrees with Osler that Ritchie merited the appointment to the Regius Professorship, the university authorities made that an impossibility.


Date: 
September 26, 1904
From: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Burdon-Sanderson believes that Osler will find Magdalen College at Oxford, and the professors attached to it, more interesting than Oriel College.


Date: 
October 21, 1904
From: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

According to the President of Oxford, Osler is free to choose between Oriel and Magdalen College. Burdon-Sanderson favours Magdalen College.


Date: 
November 10, 1904
From: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Burdon-Sanderson congratulates Osler on becoming a student of Christ Church College. Burdon-Sanderson is doing his best to save the Pathology department at Oxford, which has been threatened by the possibility of Ritchie's departure. He asks for Osler's help in the matter. Burdon-Sanderson thanks Osler for sending a copy of "Science and Immortality."


Date: 
May 2, 1905
From: 
Sanderson, Sir John Burdon
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Civilities. Sir John invites Mr. and Mrs. Osler to a welcoming reception in Magdalen College Hall.