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British Association for the Advancement of Science (1831-:)


Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Addresses and Speeches, c. 1850s - 1870s

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 3.12: Series Coll-203/B14; Series Coll-203/B15
Identifier: Coll-203/B15
Scope and Contents Series of printed and manuscript addresses given by Charles Lyell, including: Printed Address delivered at the Anniversary Meeting of the Geological Society of London, 20 February 1835. Lyell toasts Mantell's health. Galley proof of an Address delivered to the Royal Institution, Friday 4 February, [1840s - after 1846] 'The Fossil footmarks of a reptile in the coal-formation of the...
Dates: c. 1850s - 1870s

Correspondence mainly consisting of invitations for Waddington to deliver lectures, 1955-1973

Identifier: Coll-41/3/2
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.

Dates: 1955-1973

Letter from the British Association for the Advancement of Science to Thomson, offering him a vice-presidency for the year 1951, 3 Nov 1950

Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/1/14
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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Irving, 14 August 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/40
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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A.W Russell, 27 May 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/15
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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 06 September [1911]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/53
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 [1911]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Samuel Henry Butcher, 28 July 1908

Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/24
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

Letter to unidentified recipient [C.C Hurst?] from J.B Robertson, 07 September 1911

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/55
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

Pages of "The London Illustrated News" relating to Charles Lyell, and a letter from Mary Lyell to Mrs Brine, 1864-1873

Identifier: Coll-1848/24-0054
Content Description Two pages from two different issues of the London Illustrated News: title page from the No. 1279 vol. XLV (Saturday, September 24, 1864), showing an illustration of Charles Lyell giving a speech at Bath (caption: "The British Association at Bath: Sir Charles Lyell delivering the presidential address in the Theatre"); and a page from No. 1308, vol. XLVI (11 March 1865) showing a full-page engraved portrait of Charles Lyell. Admiral Lindesay...
Dates: 1864-1873

Papers of Sir Charles Lyell

Identifier: Coll-203
Scope and Contents Lyell’s 'Papers' serves as a description of several series of archival records, including correspondence to and from Lyell, and other records kept by himself and his team. Lyell’s archive was purposefully created by himself and his team, to evidence his work, achievements and for prosperity. Where evident, Lyell’s own organisation has been retained, and used to structure the series. The archival papers should be seen in the context of the run of Notebooks, his specimen collection, and...
Dates: 1806-1874

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Archival Object 14
Collection 1
Meetings 4
Societies and Clubs 4
Geology 3
Lectures and Lecturing 2
Scotland 2