British Association for the Advancement of Science (1831-:)
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence from various institutions, societies and organisations, including: various universities; the British Association for the Advancement of Science; the Cambridge University Natural Science Club; Royal Scottish Museum; British Cattle Breeders' Club and others, demonstrating the wide range of organisations at which Waddington was invited to lecture.
Letter from the British Association for the Advancement of Science to Thomson, offering him a vice-presidency for the year 1951, 3 Nov 1950
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes letters to and about Thomson regarding his life, work, and career from a variety of correspondents including Karl Pearson, Egon Pearson, Edward Lee Thorndike, Sir James Duff, Carlos Paton Blacker, David Glass, and Derrick Lawley.
Dates: 3 Nov 1950
Scope and Contents Irving asks Ewart for his opinion of the paper concerning the Equus robustus horse type, and encloses a copy of the Section D paper from the British Association. He reports that he saw and handled the horse tooth found in the Piltdown gravels, and he believes it to be part of Equus robustus. He wonders whether it would be worth a short note in Nature, and wonders how far back Equus...
Dates: 14 August 1913
Scope and Contents Russell invites Ewart to stay with him and his wife during the coming meetings of the British Association in Glasgow in September.
Dates: 27 May 1901
Scope and Contents Elwes reports that Bateson did not have any particular ideas about the Iceland wool, but that he invited Elwes to read a short paper on the subject at the meeting of the British Association at Portsmouth, which prompted a discussion. He has heard that the Development Commissioners are prepared to establish breeding and experimental stations, and thinks Ewart may do valuable work. He remarks that Colonel Malcolm of Poltalloch has offered him an island which he is going to visit the following...
Dates: 06 September 
Scope and Contents Butcher asks Ewart to remind him who a certain Melville Foster is, who introduced himself to him recently. He invites Ewart and his wife to visit him when he is in Dublin for the British Association meeting, and asks the whereabouts of Ewart's daughter Jessie.
Dates: 28 July 1908
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 532-533
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Carruthers relating to a notice on Arran ash-trees published by Mr Wunsch which he says is enclosed. He tells Lyell that Wunsch has promised a lengthened account to accompany Carruthers' account of the plants. Carruthers has, with British Association money, published a large series of accounts. He sends 3 of these to Lyell, 11 April 1870.
Dates: 11 April 1870
Scope and Contents Robertson corrects the recipient on certain points relating to views on the correlation of pigmentation in the thoroughbred expressed at a recent British Association meeting.
Dates: 07 September 1911
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- 10 boxes of correspondence
- 2 boxes of miscellaneous papers and lecture notes
- 24 boxes of offprints of papers
- 294 notebooks
Series — Box: Lyell Temp Box 1.23 (Formerly Gen 119)
Identifier: Coll-203/9 (Lyell 9)
Scope and Contents Printed Papers consists of: address delivered by Sir Charles Lyell at the anniversary meeting of the Geological Society of London (1836) Lithology of the Environs of Edinburgh by Dr Fleming (1856-1857) Biographical notice of Sir Charles Lyell as President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1864) press cutting of letter from Sir Charles...