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Correspondence from Thomas Henry Huxley, 1860-1888

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/6

Scope and Contents

The Correspondence from Thomas Henry Huxley sub-series consists of:
  1. 15 letters, chronologically arranged (1860-1888)

Dates

  • 1860-1888

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

15 letters None which affect the use of this material

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895) wrote to Sir Archibald Geikie on a number of subjects. Professional matters, including those relating to the Geological Survey, the Geological Society of London and the Royal Society, feature as well as more specific topics such as fossils and glacial drift. There is comment on papers published by other scientists. Huxley also corresponded with Geikie's publisher, Macmillan.

Extent

From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

15 letters None which affect the use of this material

Processing Information

None

Processing Information

Grant Buttars 27 November 2001

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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