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Turner, Sir William, 1832-1916 (anatomist, professor of anatomy and principal, University of Edinburgh)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1832-1916

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of a letter to Sir William [Turner] from James Cossar Ewart, 10 May 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/28
Scope and Contents Ewart asks Turner whether the University Court would consider appointing a committee to investigate the question of providing facilities for animal breeding experiments along the lines of the work being carried out by Darbishire. He provides annual costings for the experiments at Fairslacks, and mentions that the Farm Committee of the East of Scotland College of Agriculture has asked Ewart on what terms he should be prepared to hand over the farm to them for a year.
Dates: 10 May 1912

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Sir William Turner to CB Wedd, 1869-1914

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/13/10
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Sir William Turner to CB Wedd sub-series includes letters from:
  1. Sir William Turner
  2. Alfred Tylor
  3. George Charles Wallich
  4. James Clifton Ward
  5. William Whitehead Watts
Dates: 1869-1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frank Wyville Thomson, 12 August 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/23
Scope and Contents Thomson announces his intention to retire from the Indian Medical Service and to seek employment in the new Department of Tropical Medicine in the University of Edinburgh. He goes on to describe his work experience in tropical medicine and states that he has spoken to Sir William Turner and Sir Thomas Fraser regarding a possible position within the University.
Dates: 12 August 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 23 November 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/119
Scope and Contents Osborn requests some lantern slides to be made up for him from Ewart's negatives. He recommends that Ewart asks Sir William Turner to write to the Secretary of the Carnegie Institution to confirm that Carnegie has approved of their trip to Mexico.
Dates: 23 November 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 14 December [1910]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/46
Scope and Contents Turner thanks Ewart for sending him the cutting from The Field and describes the bones he has acquired from various whales.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 14 December [1910]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 20 March 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/12
Scope and Contents Turner writes that the Committee will recommend that the Court approves the appointment of a Lecturer and an Assistant in Genetics.
Dates: 20 March 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 22 June 1877

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/3
Scope and Contents Turner expresses regret that Ewart was not elected to the Chair of Anatomy at University College London.
Dates: 22 June 1877

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 03 October 1877

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/4
Scope and Contents Turner offers Ewart the post of Senior Demonstrator of Anatomy at the University of Edinburgh, in the event of Daniel John Cunningham being offered the post of Chair of Anatomy at Galway.
Dates: 03 October 1877

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 20 October 1877

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/5
Scope and Contents Turner urges Ewart to respond regarding the offer of a Senior Demonstrator of Anatomy at the University of Edinburgh, and offers details of what the post would entail, stressing the importance of the demonstration duties and of dissection room management.
Dates: 20 October 1877

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 22 December [1915]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/24
Scope and Contents Turner thanks Ewart for his monograph on the development of the horse, and hopes that he has the material to continue to trace this development through further stages.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 22 December [1915]