[Excerpt from the minutes of the Osler Committee of the Medical and Chirugical Faculty of Medicine]
In recognition of Osler's many contributions to the Medical and Chirugical Faculty and its library over the years, his
colleagues there established an Osler Testimonial Fund to support further additions to the library collections.
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1917-04-20 (April 20, 1917)
Jacobs, Henry Barton
Original Repository: Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives. William Osler Collection
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Sir William: Regius Professor at Oxford, 1905-1919
Letter from William Osler to Henry Barton Jacobs (April 25, 1917)
Minutes (administrative records)
Meeting of the Osler Committee at the Faculty Building, Friday afternoon, April 20th, 1917, at five o'clock. Dr. Brush
in chair. The Secretary, Dr. Jacobs, reported upon the Osler Testimonial Fund.
After some discussion, it was resolved that the Osler Committee pledges itself, when sufficient additional subscriptions are
attained, to present to the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) in cash
or securities, this Fund the income of which shall be used under the direction of the Library Committee for the care and the
neat and attractive upkeep of Osler Hall and for the purchase of books for the Faculty Library, these books to be selected
upon subjects known to be of particular interest to Dr. Osler.