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The William Osler Papers

Title:
Letter from Taplow Canadian Hospital to William Osler [Transcript] pdf (121,743 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Taplow Canadian Hospital to William Osler [Transcript]
Description:
Telegram urges Osler to come to the hospital, as Matron is in trouble. (Refers to Edith Campbell's dismissal as a result of the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair.)
[Description courtesy of McGill University.]
About this transcript: 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. Because many of the original documents were returned to the owners, 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 (121,743 Bytes)
Date:
1916-09-28 (September 28, 1916)
Creator:
Taplow Canadian Hospital
Recipient:
Osler, William
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:
GFBBNM
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Telegrams
Transcripts
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Transcript:
Sister, Canadian Hosp., Taplow to W.O.
28 Sep. 1916.
Taplow.
Matron in trouble please come at once.
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2013-09-27
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