Government School of Mines and of Science as Applied to the Arts (1851-)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Draft letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir Archibald Geikie sending him the dry proofs of the Edinburgh [geological map] for correction. He discusses Ramsay's editorial comments concerning sensitive material about the School of Mines and the Geological Survey of Great Britain, and justifies their inclusion in his 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'. He apologises that the passage has caused distress but regrets that it is now too late to remove them as the book had gone to press.
Dates: 31 May 1861
Scope and Contents Draft letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir Archibald Geikie apologising for any distress caused by the publication of sensitive material from his private letters in 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes' and explaining why he was not given the opportunity to view the proofs before the book went to press.
Dates: 05 June 1861
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay with editorial comments about the inclusion of sensitive material concerning the School of Mines, the Museum of Economic Geology and the Geological Survey of Great Britain in his 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'.
Dates: 27 May 1861
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay complaining that the proofs of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes' obviously arrived too late for him to make any meaningful comment and that the sensitive information about the School of Mines contained in personal letters, which he had lent to George Wilson, had been published without his input or consent.
Dates: 03 June 1861
Scope and Contents The Letters to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay sub-series consists of:
- 14 letters from a variety of European correspondents concerning geological papers and research (1843-1879).