Publisher Information: Montreal: 1882.
Osler, William (1849-1919). Certificate from McGill University signed by Osler as Registrar of the Medical Faculty and George W. Campbell (1810-82) as Dean of the Medical Faculty. 1 sheet. Montreal, 28 March 1882. 275 x 209 mm. Small lacunae along folds not affecting text, tiny marginal tears along folds, but very good.
A document signed at McGill when Osler was only 37 years old, and before he departed for the University of Pennsylvania. This is the earliest document signed by Osler that we have ever offered for sale.
“Osler was appointed Registrar to the Faculty of Medicine in 1877, a position of considerable influence with students” (Hanaway and Cruess, McGill Medicine: The First Half-Century 1829-1885, p. 87). The certificate certifies that McGill medical student W. G. Henry “passed satisfactory written and oral examinations in Anatomy, Practical Anatomy, Chemistry, Practical Chemistry, Materia Medica and Institutes of Medicine.”Book Id: 46287