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Letters dated 1921


Date: 
November 2, 1921
From: 
Sharpless, William T.
To: 
Hamill, Samuel McClintock
Abstract: 

Sharpless writes of his memories of Osler at Blockley Hospital. He first saw Osler when he delivered the introductory lecture to the freshman class of the Medical School of the University of Pennsylvania. Sharpless was a medical intern at Blockley, but Dr. Caspar W. Sharpless was Osler's immediate assistant. He comments on Osler's abilities as a lecturer, his influence in the wards, his sense of humour, his great consideration for patients and students, and his habit of turning his own mistakes into teaching tools.


Date: 
November 4, 1921
From: 
von du Osten, Anna L.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

On Flexner's request, von du Osten sends a reprint of Dr. M.C. Hall's "Two new genera of nematodes," which contains references to the organisms named after Osler. [See CUS417/73.1]


Date: 
November 29, 1921
From: 
Futcher, T.B.
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Futcher recounts an Easter trip to Virginia with Osler and Jacobs in 1900. He provides Cushing with the details of the Lake of the Dismal Swamp, a humorous adventure that Osler later wrote about. Futcher suggests that Lady Osler may have a copy of this satirical story by Osler. [see CUS417/96.51]


Date: 
December 5, 1921
From: 
Jacobs, Henry Barton
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Jacobs provides details of the famed Dismal Swamp expedition with Osler and Futcher in April of 1900. Osler recorded his famous story of the swamp in a copy of Burton's Anatomy. Jacobs writes of affairs at the Johns Hopkins regarding MacCallum and McRae.


Date: 
December 15, 1921
From: 
Flexner, Simon
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Flexner has sent along several letters from Osler concerning the period in 1898 when Osler was helping Flexner attain the position of Pathologist at the University of Pennsylvania.


Date: 
1891-1921
From: 
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Abstract: 

List of Moxon Medalists from 1891 to 1921. Winners of the award include William Jenner, Clifford Allbutt, and Jonathan Hutchinson.


Date: 
1920-1921
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Pamphlet: University of London, School of Librarianship at University College. Session 1920-1921.


Date: 
1920-1921
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Pamphlet: "Annual Report and Transaction No. 21 of the Women's Canadian Historical Society of Toronto." Hon. Mr. Justice [Featherston] Osler's name appears among the list of honorary members of the Society. Includes article by Mrs. W.T. Hallam entitled "Notes on the Life of Canon Featherstone Lake Osler, and his wife, Ellen Free Pickton," p. 26.


Date: 
April 4, 1905
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Pamphlet: "Ewelme," by Rev. J.A. Dodd, Rector of Ewelme, from the transactions of the St. Paul's Ecclesiological Society, Vol. VIII, Part V. [See CUS417/11.10]


Date: 
April 4, 1905
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Poem by Pedhammok, written in commemoration of the first anniversary of Osler's death. Includes portrait of Osler and signature "by C.W.G. Rohrer, M.D. of Baltimore."


Date: 
April 4, 1905
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Two New Genera of Nematodes, with a Note on a Neglected Nematode Structure," by Maurice C. Hall, from the Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 59, pp. 541-46. Additional notes by William Francis. [See CUS417/71.2]


Date: 
April 4, 1905
From: 
Barker, Lewellys Franklin
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Barker responds to questions asked in a previous letter. See CUS417/88.52.


Date: 
February 17, 1921
From: 
Johnson, Rev. James Bovell
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Johnson has failed to retrieve any information from Dr. Pestin-King (of Bath) or from Dr. G.A. Litchfield, who was mathematical master under Badgley at Weston. He offers details of the school curriculum at Weston. He suggest that Cushing contact Campbell, who took to writing poems about the school.


Date: 
June 1, 1924
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"The Family of the Faerie Queene," by John Milton Berdan, Ph.D., Professor of English, Yale University. Reprinted from "The Johns Hopkins Alumni Magazine," Vol. XII, No. 4, June, 1924.

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