Exhibit: Dr. William Osler, Bracken Library

Post Date:
Nov 12, 2019

Exhibit: Dr. William Osler: Canadian Physician, Professor, Medical Educator, Writer, Bibliophile, and Historian

Location: Bracken Health Sciences Library

Dates: Nov. 7 – Nov. 30, 2019

Dr. William Osler was born in Bond Head, Ont., on July 12, 1849 and died in Oxford, England on Dec. 29, 1919. This exhibit at Bracken Health Sciences Library contains Dr. Osler’s first published article in 1869 entitled “Christmas and the Microscope” in the journal Science Gossip, and multiple volumes containing collections of his essays and addresses. Dr. Osler was an influential physician during his time and following his death. Dr. Osler was also a bibliophile and much of his extensive library was donated to McGill University.


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