Additional Resources

Web Resources

The William Osler Photo Collection. Osler Library of the History of Medicine. McGill University Library.

McGovern Collection of the History of Medicine. John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center. The Texas Medical Center Library.

Manuscript Collections

Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. The William Osler Collection, 1879-1929.

Osler Library of the History of Medicine. McGill University. Osler Library Archive Collections.

Maryland Historical Society. Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland Manuscript Collection, MS 3000, 1706-1978.


Bliss, Michael. William Osler: A Life in Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Chesney, Alan M. The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: A Chronicle. 3 vols. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 1943, 1958, 1963.

Cushing, Harvey. The Life of Sir William Osler. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1925.

Golden, Richard L., and Charles G. Roland Sir William Osler: An Annotated Bibliography with Illustrations. San Francisco: Norman Publishing, 1988.

Lyons, Christopher, and David Crawford. "The Osler Library of the History of Medicine: McGill's Medical Memory." McGill Journal of Medicine 13 (2010): 90-97.

Osler, Sir William, Shigeaki Hinohara, and Hisae Niki. Osler's "A Way of Life" and Other Addresses, with Commentary and Annotations. Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2001.

Warner, John Harley. "The Humanizing Power of Medical History: Responses to Biomedicine in the 20th Century United States." Medical Humanities 37 (2011): 91-96.