Balfour, Arthur James, 1st Earl of Balfour, 1848-1930 (politician and statesman)
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Border Leicester Ewe, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Border Leicester ewe standing in a sheep pen in the early/mid 20th century. The ewe was the property of the Rt. Hon. A J Balfour, Whittingehame, N.B.
Letter to Arthur James Balfour from Professor Alexander Crum Brown, 04 July 1904
Scope and Contents Crum Brown writes to Balfour that he believes the University of Edinburgh should have three ordinary professors of Chemistry who work co-operatively together and who are each assigned a laboratory and junior staff. He then includes some financial projections for salaries and a new building which he states 'should not be ornate' and should be built so it could be extended.
Dates: 04 July 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 06 July 1903
Scope and Contents Balfour writes that she has spoken to her brother about obtaining funding from the Carnegie Trust for a research farm. She asks Ewart to send her brother a letter stating what the Research Committee wishes, and he will attempt to forward this to Lord Elgin, who may be able to help. She offers to make enquiries about the whereabouts of the ponies 'Brenda' and 'Black Agnes'.
Dates: 06 July 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arthur James Balfour, 12 June 1912
Scope and Contents Balfour states that he has written to Lord Dundas to tell him of his interest in the class of research which the University Court of Edinburgh now have a chance of promoting. He also thanks Ewart for sending him his American Lectures.
Dates: 12 June 1912
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, 02 January 1920
Scope and Contents Balfour thanks Ewart for his letter and apologises for not being able to help him further due to health reasons. He will get back to him about Ewart's paper on intercrossing.
Dates: 02 January 1920
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frederick Sydney Parry, 29 June 1899
Scope and Contents Parry writes on behalf of Arthur James Balfour regarding a sum of £500 that is being made available to him to help with his scientific work on the development of the horse.
Dates: 29 June 1899
Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from A. Balfour, 26 October 1927
Scope and Contents Letter, 1927 Oct 26, Prestonkirk, A. Balfour to Professor Tovey. Thanking Tovey for inviting the Balfours' to a rehearsal of the Reid orchestra and arranging a date for their visit. Holograph signed.
Dates: 26 October 1927
Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Arthur James Balfour, 02 May 1907
Scope and Contents Letter, 2 May 1907, London, A. Balfour to Donald Tovey. Covering note for two books Balfour is sending Tovey. Dictated signed.
Dates: 02 May 1907
Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Arthur James Balfour, 20 February 1918
Scope and Contents Letter, 20 February 1918, London, A. Balfour to Donald Tovey. A letter of encouragement and assurance that Balfour will continue to be a patron. Holograph signed, in pencil on back of the letter Tovey has written a chorus for a song ' Israel in Egypt ' .
Dates: 20 February 1918
Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Arthur James Balfour, 12 January 1927
Scope and Contents Letter, 12 January 1927, Prestonkirk, Arthur James Balfour to Donald Tovey. Accepting an invitation to Tovey's class meeting. Typescript signed.
Dates: 12 January 1927