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Letter to E.W.B. Nicholson, February 14, 1911

Letter to E.W.B. Nicholson from William Osler, Shepheard's Hotel, Cairo, Egypt. Greetings. Mentions that he spent an hour with Moritz in the Khedival Library. Civilities. Cushing's note on his trip on the Nile.

Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919

Letter to Henry Barton Jacobs, March 10, 1911

Letter to Henry Barton Jacobs from William Osler, S.S. "Seti", Cairo, Egypt. They have turned and are coming down the Nile. Second stop to Luxor. Prof Sayre, Egyptologists and Weigall, the Director of Antiquities gave them hints as to what to see. Recommends the trip to him and his wife. Mentions his visit to the Tombs of the Kings and of 4 hours tour on a donkey. Mentions Barondi, their dragonian. Thanks him for offering a billet to W.W. Francis, but he would prefer him to stay at St. Agathe with his friend Byers. Asks him about his Summer plans. Civilities. He saw nothing at the Hoe sale.

Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919

Letter to Ira Remsen, (ca March 19, 1911)

Letter to Ira Remsen from William Osler, Cairo, Egypt. Postcard. Mentions a visit to the chancellor of the ancient university. Description of the teaching and of the students who learn the Koran. Positive comments on this religion. Civilities.

Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919

Letter to Lewellys Franklin Barker, March 10, 1911

Letter to Lewellys Franklin Barker from William Osler, S.S. "Seti", Cairo, Egypt. Received his letter of the 21st from Mrs. Osler. Surprised at Hurd's resignation. Hopes it is not a health matter. He had written to him. Kind comments about him. Glad Barker liked Thursfield. Delighted by his trip on the Nile. Bewildered by the intellectual development of man 6000 years ago. Mentions Imhotep, the physician of antiquity. Recommends he read "The Spell of Egypt" of Hichens. Flies are responsible, according to him , for 2/3 of the disease. Mentions the ophthalmia cases, the cases of blindness, the hook-worm disease. Comments on his visit to Looss who has not been given enough resources. The school is good, but not the hospital. Egypt did not have successors to Griesinger or Bilharz. Civilities.

Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919

Letter to Mabel Brewster, March 17, 1911

Letter to Mabel Brewster from William Osler, S.S. "Seti", Cairo, Egypt. Tells her to remember the reference of the boat and of Akmed Barondi, the dragoman, as she and her husband must make this trip. Suggests she take him as physician and playmate of Sylvia in 1913, for this eventual trip. Recommends she read Weigall's book or Breasted's book about Iknnaton, the idealist Pharaoh. Details of the sites he visited. Will sail on the 22nd for Naples and will be home April 1st. Asks her of her Summer plans. Mentions that he shall have to stay at work after this long holiday. He is working on the new edition of his text-book. Civilities.

Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919

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