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Royal Society of Edinburgh (1783-:)


Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Certificate of Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 6 March 1989

Identifier: Coll-1527/1/7
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Comprises chiefly certificates and medals awarded to Kenneth Murray over the course of his career (including his knighthood) as well as accompanying items such as videos and photographs from award ceremonies.

Dates: Event: 6 March 1989

Certificate of Fellowship to the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 6 March 1989

Identifier: Coll-1528/1/2
Content Description From the Fonds: This archive comprises the personal and working papers of Noreen Murray, including: awards and honours; biographical materials such as photographs and family documents; material relating to Noreen's education and early career, including school certificates; personal and professional correspondence; papers relating to Noreen's work at the University of Edinburgh, including departmental papers, teaching materials and staff and student files; notes and data relating to research; notes and...
Dates: Event: 6 March 1989

Correspondence regarding Geoffrey Beale's collation of research materials concerning Charlotte Auerbach, 1992-1995

 File — Box CLX-A-1536
Identifier: Coll-1266/4/10
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Geoffrey Beale and various institutions and individuals regarding the collation of research materials for Beale's preparation of the Royal Society biographical memoir on Auerbach. Correspondents include the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Technische Universitat Berlin and the Bodleian Library, Oxford. The material includes photocopies of correspondence between F.A.E Crew and various during the 1930s, concerning obtaining grants for the continuation of...
Dates: 1992-1995

Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: A Bachellery to Thomas Forster Brown, cAugust 1855 - 12 June 1921

Identifier: Coll-74/11/8
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: A Bachellery to Thomas Forster Brown sub-series consists of:

  1. 73 letters to Sir Archibald Geikie, alphabetically arranged (1855-1921)
Dates: cAugust 1855 - 12 June 1921

Factorial Analysis of Human Ability, 2 Feb 1942

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/23
Scope and Contents The lecture explains factorial analysis in non-mathematical terms as far as possible, and Thomson explores how psychologists and mathematicians can work together and co-operate in order to gain knowledge of intelligence differences. Thomson references the work of Spearman, Hotelling, and Thurstone. Also includes a follow on lecture with 2 slides titled Positive Structure in Factorial Analysis, and three accompanying images. Thomson has attributed this to...
Dates: 2 Feb 1942

File relating to Ian Wilmut's Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 2000-2005

 File — Box CLX-A-1509: Series Coll-1320/5; Series Coll-1320/4, Box: data_value_missing_f2ce9acd28e9d8d000b2783f83c843ef, Box: data_value_missing_35114db25313e791eea6da90a7e9e4de
Identifier: Coll-1320/4/1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains files relating to Ian Wilmut's fellowshipss, honorary fellowships and memberships of various organisations, including the Royal Society, the Royal Medical Society and the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Dates: 2000-2005

Letter of election as Ordinary Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 06 January 1879

Identifier: Coll-14/2/11
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains certificates from Ewart's time as a medical student at the University of Edinburgh, letters of appointment to the professorships at the Universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh and certificates of membership/fellowship to various societies, including the Royal Society.

Dates: 06 January 1879

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Cargill Gilston Knott, with enclosed letter to Knott from Alexander Seton Huth, 22 December 1915

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/23
Scope and Contents

Knott asks Ewart what he wishes to do about having pictures printed from the plate of Ewart's zebra to illustrate a paper that was to be have been published in the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

The letter from Huth to Knott, dated 20 December, enquires whether he can print off the plate as it has been on stone for a number of years.

Dates: 22 December 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles S. Plumb, 08 November 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/118
Scope and Contents

Plumb asks Ewart for a copy of a paper which he presented to the Royal Society in 1902 on a new species of horse. He mentions that he has used lantern slides in his own lectures showing some of Ewart's work on telegony and regrets not introducing himself to Ewart at the Royal Agricultural Show at York in 1900. He mentions his own work in the instruction in breeds, breeding, feeding and management of domestic animals at Ohio State University.

Dates: 08 November 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from the Secretary of the Royal Society, 15 January 1930

Identifier: Coll-14/9/36/2
Scope and Contents

The Secretary requests Ewart on behalf of the Society to prepare an obituary notice for Professor Philip J. White to be published in the Proceedings of the Society.

Dates: 15 January 1930