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The William Osler Papers

Title:
Letter from William Osler to General Carlton Jones [Transcript] pdf (146,076 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from William Osler to General Carlton Jones [Transcript]
Description:
Osler asks Jones if it is true that the Hospital Committee was appointed without his consultation as to advisability or personnel.
[Description courtesy of McGill University.]
Soon after Osler's death in 1919, Lady Osler asked their good friend Dr. Harvey Cushing to write a biography. For this project, Cushing gathered a wide variety of material, including a substantial amount of Osler correspondence and other memorabilia borrowed from Osler's family, friends, and colleagues. He employed three secretaries to transcribe these documents, and later donated the transcripts (along with his other working materials) to the Osler Library. Many of the original documents were returned to the owners. The originals that were retained, together with the Cushing transcripts, constitute the largest and most accessible collection of Osler's correspondence.
Harvey Cushing's "Life of Sir William Osler" was published by Oxford University Press in 1925, and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1926.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (146,076 Bytes)
Date Supplied:
4 September 1916?
Creator:
Osler, William
Recipient:
[Jones, Carlton]
Contributor:
Transcriber: [Cushing, Harvey]
Source:
Original Repository: Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University. Osler Library Archive Collections, P417: Harvey Cushing Fonds
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Exhibit Category:
Sir William: Regius Professor at Oxford, 1905-1919
Unique Identifier:
GFBBNG
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Telegrams
Transcripts
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Transcript:
W. O. to General Jones.
4th Saturday
It is true that the Hospital Committee was appointed without consultation with you as to advisability or personnel. Answer Osler Victoria Hotel Bamburgh.
Osler.
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