William Osler with letters at his desk.

The William Osler Letters Collection is now available on the UAB Digital Collections, featuring the 59 handwritten letters by world-renowned physician, Sir William Osler, to his life-long personal friend, Ned Milburn.

Housed in the Reynolds-Finley Historical Library, these letters span from 1865-1919 and include details of Osler’s personal life, medical topics such as tuberculosis and his family’s involvement in the war efforts during World War I.

Also, explore the new Research Guide for the collection. This guide provides biographical information on Sir William Osler, context to the library's letters, and instruction on navigating the digital collection. For questions or additional information, contact us.