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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Edwin Ray Lankester, 18 April 1882

Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/12

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Lankester announces his resignation from the Chair of Natural History at the University of Edinburgh, and states that he will be staying at University College London. He gives the main reasons for his resignation as 'ten months are required in Edinburgh instead of three as I supposed, and that there are no laboratories nor a museum, nor likely to be for many years to come' and that the Executive Commission 'may reduce the value of the post to any extent.'


  • 18 April 1882


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