Correspondence: Sir John Stuart Keltie to Herbert Kynaston, 1867-1916
Scope and Contents
- 24 letters, alphabetically arranged (1867-1916)
Language of Materials
Biographical / Historical
Sir John Stuart Keltie (1840-1927) wrote concerning geographical education and matters relating to the Royal Geographical Society.
William Thomson, Lord Kelvin (1824-1907) wrote on the application of physics to geology and also on professional matters, including those relating to the Geological Society and the Royal Society. He also communicated with Geike concerning a memorial for natural philosopher George Francis Fitzgerald (1851-1901).
Charles Kingsley (1819-1875), the author, had an interest in geology and wrote just before embarking on a trip to America.
Reginald Koettlitz (1860-1914) wrote concerning the forthcoming National Antarctic Expedition, asking Geikie for a reference which he duly provided.
From the Fonds: 2 metres
- Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh)
- Geological Society of London (1807-:)
- Keltie, Sir John Scott, 1840?1927 ( geographer and editor of Nature)
- Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875 (professor of modern history, University of Cambridge)
- Koettlitz, Reginald, 1860-1916 (doctor on the National Antarctic Expedition)
- National Antarctic Expedition (1901- 1904)
- North America
- Professional Interaction
- Royal Geographical Society (1830-:)
- Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society)
- Thomson, Sir William, 1824-1907 (1st Baron Kelvin | mathematical physicist and Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Glasgow 1846-1899)
- United States