Balfour, John Hutton, 1808-1884 (professor of botany, University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh)
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: A Bachellery to Thomas Forster Brown, cAugust 1855 - 12 June 1921
Scope and Contents The Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: A Bachellery to Thomas Forster Brown sub-series consists of:
- 73 letters to Sir Archibald Geikie, alphabetically arranged (1855-1921)
Dates: cAugust 1855 - 12 June 1921
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).
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
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
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
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
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
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour telling him that he has been awarded the Macdougall-Brisbane prize by the Royal Society [of Edinburgh] for his memoir on the old red sandstone of western Europe which was published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society [of Edinburgh] in 1877-1878. The prize will be announced at the Society's meeting on the 07 July 1879 and awarded at the year's concluding meeting on 21 July 1879.
Dates: 27 June 1879