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College Departments

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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Arthur James Balfour from Professor Alexander Crum Brown, 04 July 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/70
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Crum Brown writes to Balfour that he believes the University of Edinburgh should have three ordinary professors of Chemistry who work co-operatively together and who are each assigned a laboratory and junior staff. He then includes some financial projections for salaries and a new building which he states 'should not be ornate' and should be built so it could be extended.

Dates: 04 July 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Aldred F. Barker, 12 February 1921

Identifier: Coll-14/9/27/2
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Barker invites Ewart to present his work on feathers at an open evening at the University of Leeds Department of Textiles, for the purposes of raising the profile of the Department within the University.

Dates: 12 February 1921

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frank Wyville Thomson, 12 August 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/23
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Thomson announces his intention to retire from the Indian Medical Service and to seek employment in the new Department of Tropical Medicine in the University of Edinburgh. He goes on to describe his work experience in tropical medicine and states that he has spoken to Sir William Turner and Sir Thomas Fraser regarding a possible position within the University.

Dates: 12 August 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Professor George Chrystal, 17 June 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/61
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Chrystal outlines some ideas for subjects that could be taught in the proposed mathematical department at Edinburgh University, and how many professors, lecturers and assistants he might recommend.

Dates: 17 June 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Professor James Gordon MacGregor, 28 June 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/66
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MacGregor provides some financial estimates for the expansion of the Natural Philosophy Department at the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 28 June 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Professor James Seth, enclosing his notes about various Professorships, 24 June 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/64
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Seth encloses his notes on the most important considerations concerning the professorships of Experimental Psychology, History of Philosophy and Social and Political Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 24 June 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Professor Patrick, 04 July 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/69
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Patrick states that apart from lectureships in various subjects, he would like to set at least three new chairs at the University of Edinburgh: in Comparative Religion, Christian Ethics and History of Doctrine.

Dates: 04 July 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Professor W.S Greenfield, 26 June 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/65
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Greenfield provides notes concerning the costs of expanding the staff and facilities in Pathology and Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 26 June 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Arnot Fleming, 26 February 1925

Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/2
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Fleming writes to inform Ewart that the University Court have decided that accommodation should be provided for the Department of Zoology on the University site at West Mains Road.

Dates: 26 February 1925

Various notes relating to University department expenditures, [c. July 1903]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/82
Scope and Contents Notes are in various hands, mainly consisting of figures and costs for changes to or expansion of various departments, including the Anatomical School, Physiology Department, Surgery and Clinical Surgery, Chair of Mercantile Law. Also contains a copy of the 'Requirements of the Various Departments in the Faculty of Medicine' drawn up for presentation to the University Court on 30 October 1901. The material is undated, but it likely dates from the period in early July 1903 when...
Dates: [c. July 1903]