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Fleming, William Arnot, b1879 (secretary to the University of Edinburgh)


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

First Edinburgh file, 1934-1937

Identifier: BAI 1/17/5
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letters, notes, press cuttings and related material

Dates: 1934-1937

Letter from W.A Fleming, University Secretary, to Ewart regarding Ewart's resignation, 19 July 1927

Identifier: Coll-14/2/23
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In the letter, Fleming expresses the University Court's 'deep regret' at Ewart's resignation but also their appreciation of 'the eminent services which you have long rendered to the University during your long and distinguished tenure of the Chair to which you were appointed in 1882.'

Dates: 19 July 1927

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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/2
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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

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from William Arnot Fleming, 04 March 1921

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1130
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Letter, 4 March 1921, Dundee, W. Fleming to Donald Tovey. Arranging a date or Tovey to give a lecture. Holograph signed.

Dates: 04 March 1921

Special Minute from the Senatus concerning Ewart's retirement, with accompanying letters, 04 November 1927

Identifier: Coll-14/2/23
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The Special Minute consists of a citation by William Fleming expressing the Senatus' 'cordial good wishes...[and] hope that he may in good health and vigour continue his work in Natural History.' The Minute is accompanied by a letter from Fleming to Ewart, and a handwritten draft of Ewart's reply, in which he states that 'it is a source of great gratification to me to know that there is now a well equipped Department of Animal Breeding with a Chair of Animal Genetics in our University.'

Dates: 04 November 1927

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