Friday, January 7, 2011

1969 Sir William Osler

"Sir William Osler [1849-1919] - writer, medical philosopher, historian and teacher - could well be considered the most influential figure in the history of medicine. In his day, he was certainly the most famous physician in the English-speaking world."
Library and Archives Canada

Canada Post Office issued the William Osler commemorative stamp on June 23, 1969.

First Day Covers

Canada Post Office Publicity First Day Cover

Shering Corporation

Canada Envelope Company

Overseas Mailers

H & E

Cole Cover

Association of Medical Schools and Colleges (Rosecraft)

Ayerst Laboratories (Artmaster)



David Pritchard


Domestic Letter

Toronto to Scarborough, July 23, 1969
6 cents domestic letter rate

International Surface Letter

Victoria to London, June 23, 1969
6 cents surface letter rate to Great Britain