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Letter from James Geikie to Professor Dunn, 28 February 1887

Identifier: Coll-1485
Scope and Contents The letter is dated 28 February 1887, at 10 Bright['s] Crescent, presumably in Edinburgh. It appears to begin, 'Dear Prof. Dunn'. Geikie regrets that he 'shall be unable to attend the Council meeting for t. night - I am not allowed to go out in the evening'. He remarks how it is 'a terrible loss to the Society in the death of our dear friend Mr. Gray!' It finishes with autograph signature, James Geikie. There is also a printed outline map of Scotland showing principal directions of...

Papers of George Goudie Chisholm

Identifier: Coll-68
Scope and Contents The Papers of George Goudie Chisolm include dictates of Professor Masson (Rhetoric and the History of English Literature) taken by Chisolm; other notes and essays on a variety of geographical topics; calculations and statistics; terms and notes for hisGazetteer(1895); notes on the construction of maps forHandbook of commercial geography(1889); and, notes, queries, and heads of paragraphs for his school geographies. There are also detailed notes for a series of lectures for his course on...

Papers of Professor James Geikie

Identifier: Coll-99
Scope and Contents The papers of James Geikie consist of: original lecture notes reprints of scientific papers correspondence relating to the publication of scientific papers personal correspondence and photographs a copy of The Great Ice Age and its Relation to the Antiquity of Man, (...

Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie

Identifier: Coll-74
Scope and Contents The papers Sir Archibald Geikie consist of: personal, organisational and scientific correspondence geological notebooks with field sketches and water-colours reprints of his work miscellaneous lecture notes student's lecture notes lecture notes and printed maps relating to a visit to Boston proofs for...

Papers of Sir John Smith Flett

Identifier: Coll-100
Scope and Contents Manuscript copy and typed copy of Flett's account of his student days at Edinburgh University, 1886-1894.

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