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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour, 27 June 1879

Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/9

Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour telling him that he has been awarded the Macdougall-Brisbane prize by the Royal Society [of Edinburgh] for his memoir on the old red sandstone of western Europe which was published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society [of Edinburgh] in 1877-1878. The prize will be announced at the Society's meeting on the 07 July 1879 and awarded at the year's concluding meeting on 21 July 1879.


  • 27 June 1879


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1 letter


From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

1 letter

Processing Information

possible bibliographic reference:

Geikie, Archibald: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1877-1878: Old Red Sandstone

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Sarah Higgins 11 September 2001

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