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August 7, 1926

Sir William Osler. Memorial Number. Appreciations and Reminiscences.

JAMA. 1926;87(6):433. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680060057035

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It was a happy idea of the International Association of Medical Museums to issue as one of its bulletins a collection of reminiscences and other writings relative to Sir William Osler. To this collection, Dr. William Welch contributes a foreword, with his personal knowledge of Osler's character and ambitions. The work is divided into several parts, beginning with essays by Welch, Allbutt, Maude Abbott; following with editorials on various aspects of Osler's work; then a number of general articles on Osler's relationship to various medical specialties; then a number of biographic essays, including reminiscences of colleagues and students, and finally presenting the complete annotated bibliography of Osler's writings and of writings about Osler. The book is well printed and handsomely illustrated with numerous original photographs not heretofore available. It does not duplicate the excellent biography of Osler by Harvey Cushing, but is so definitely supplementary to it that every owner

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