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Correspondence from Leonard Horner and family, 1860-1865

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/4

Scope and Contents

The Correspondence from Leonard Horner and family sub-series consists of:
  1. 22 letters, chronologically arranged (1860-1866)

Dates

  • 1860-1865

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

22 letters None which affect the use of this material

Biographical / Historical

Leonard Horner (1785-1864) wrote to Sir Archibald Geikie concerning information on Edward Forbes (1815-1854). Geikie's publications and other matters relating to aspects of geological research and to more general professional and social issues also feature. Letters from Horner's daughters, Joanna Baillie Horner (born 1823) and Mrs Katherine Murray Lyell (1817-1915), concern Geikie's tributes after Horner's death in 1864.

Extent

From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

22 letters None which affect the use of this material

Processing Information

None

Processing Information

Grant Buttars 23 November 2001

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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