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University of Edinburgh, Department of Zoology. Department of Zoology (1911-1990)

 Organization

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of a letter to Sir William Harcourt from Edwin Ray Lankester, 18 April 1882

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/13
Scope and Contents Lankester announces his resignation from the Chair of Natural History at the University of Edinburgh, citing peculiar conditions of candidature and competition, and previously undisclosed teaching duties as reasons for not accepting the post.
Dates: 18 April 1882

Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, 1990-1993

 Archival Record
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/C1
Scope and Contents
  1. 'SPACE'
  2. Planning Executive Committee
  3. School of Biology: Planning and Policy Group and Steering Committee
  4. Division of Biological Sciences Working and Advisory Group
Dates: 1990-1993

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Edwin Ray Lankester, 28 October 1881

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/10
Scope and Contents Lankester states that, following the resignation of Charles Wyville Thomson, Professor of Natural History at the University of Edinburgh, he is to prepare a book of testimonials and requests that Ewart writes in favour of him.
Dates: 28 October 1881

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Edwin Ray Lankester, 30 March 1882

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/11
Scope and Contents Lankester thanks Ewart for his congratulations upon gaining the Professorship of Natural History at the University of Edinburgh. He suggests they should arrange a meeting, as 'there are schemes in the air which we must keep an eye on'.
Dates: 30 March 1882

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Edwin Ray Lankester, 18 April 1882

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/12
Scope and Contents Lankester announces his resignation from the Chair of Natural History at the University of Edinburgh, and states that he will be staying at University College London. He gives the main reasons for his resignation as 'ten months are required in Edinburgh instead of three as I supposed, and that there are no laboratories nor a museum, nor likely to be for many years to come' and that the Executive Commission 'may reduce the value of the post to any extent.'
Dates: 18 April 1882

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Ashworth, 25 November 1931

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/37/11
Scope and Contents Ashworth congratulates Ewart on his 80th birthday on behalf of the staff of the Zoology Department at the University of Edinburgh, and hopes that Ewart's investigations on the structure and evolution of the feathers are progressing well.
Dates: 25 November 1931

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Richard Quain, 16 December 1878

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/8
Scope and Contents Quain congratulates Ewart on the news of his professorship at the University of Edinburgh. He offers Ewart advice on the 'art' of delivering a lecture, stressing the importance of elocution and the use of language.
Dates: 16 December 1878

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Arnot Fleming, 26 February 1925

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/2
Scope and Contents Fleming writes to inform Ewart that the University Court have decided that accommodation should be provided for the Department of Zoology on the University site at West Mains Road.
Dates: 26 February 1925

Notice of a Zoological Colloquium, to be held in February and March 1948 the Department of Zoology at the University of Edinburgh, 23 January 1948

 File
Identifier: Coll-1364/3/1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains drafts and typescripts of lectures, usually annotated with where and when the lecture was delivered. Also present are notices of meetings and programmes from events. Unless otherwise noted, authorship of the lectures is credited to R.A. Beatty.
Dates: 23 January 1948