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The William Osler Papers

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Letter from William Osler to Samuel Hughes [Transcript] pdf (138,019 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from William Osler to Samuel Hughes [Transcript]
Description:
Osler asks Hughes if it is true that the Committee on Hospitals was appointed without consulting Gen. G. C. Jones 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 (138,019 Bytes)
Date Supplied:
1916?
Creator:
Osler, William
Recipient:
[Hughes, Samuel]
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:
GFBBNJ
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Telegrams
Transcripts
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Transcript:
W.O. to General Hughes
(no date)
Kindly let me know if it is true that the Committee on Hospitals was appointed without consulting General Jones as to advisability or personnel.
Please answer Professor Osler, Victoria Hotel, Bamburgh.
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2013-10-22
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