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Balfour, John Hutton, 1808-1884 (professor of botany, University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh)

 Person

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Balfour, John Hutton, Professor. Portrait.

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Identifier: Coll-1980/3
Scope and Contents C.D.V. Photograph on carte by John Moffat, Edinburgh.
Dates: mid-late 19th century

Class Register (TC Hope), 1830-1843

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/C2/2
Scope and Contents Register of students attending chemistry classes with Thomas Charles Hope, including Sir Andrew Douglas Maclagan and John Hutton Balfour.
Dates: 1830-1843

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

 Sub-Series
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

Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art Syllabus of Lectures, 1867-1868

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Identifier: Coll-74/8/1
Scope and Contents Syllabus for a series of lectures given by 5 scientists at the Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art during 1867-1868. They were: Sir Lyon Playfair (Chemistry), George James Allman (Natural History), Sir Archibald Geikie (Geology), Edward Sang (Natural Philosophy), and John Hutton Balfour (Botany).
Dates: 1867-1868

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson, 30 January 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/57
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson enclosing a letter from Emily M Yelverton (not attached) which places obstacles in the way of the completion of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'. A discussion follows concerning the intellectual ownership of personal letters which are to be used as source material and possible methods of pacifying Emily M Yelverton.
Dates: 30 January 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson, 26 January 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/56
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson telling him that she has written to various people concerning the continued use of letters which were lent for the compilation of the 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'. She informs him of the death of Captain Graves and encloses papers from Peter Colin Campbell (not attached).
Dates: 26 January 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour, 18 April 1871

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/6
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour asking for his opinion on an enclosed personal reference (not attached).
Dates: 18 April 1871

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour, 29 March 1873

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/7
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour telling him that he has left fossil planty specimens from Palestine with the janitor, as he was not at the Senate meeting. The specimens include a petrified olive and a pertified fig.
Dates: 29 March 1873

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour, 30 March 1878

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/8
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour asking if he can procure an obituary for Professor Robert Harkness for the Royal Society [of Edinburgh]. He arranges to talk about Geikie's paper on metamorphic rocks when they meet.
Dates: 30 March 1878

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour, 05 July 1879

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/10
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour telling him that the addresses by Professors Philp Kelland and Matthew Forster Heddle are currently with Neill and Co but could be borrowed from them so long as they are returned to Balfour and copies made available for the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Dates: 05 July 1879