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Book Proposals

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of letter to Alexander MacMillan from George Wilson and copy of letter to a cousin of George Wilson's from George Wilson, 16 September 1858, 03 December 1854

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/54
Scope and Contents Copy of letter to Alexander MacMillan from George Wilson outlining the chapter headings for his 'Memoir of Edward Forbes' and copy of letter to a cousin of George Wilson's from George Wilson concerning the fate of Edward Forbes' soul.
Dates: 16 September 1858; 03 December 1854

Correspondence concerning the compilation of 'Memoir of Edward Forbes', 1854-1861

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/11/3
Scope and Contents The Correspondence concerning the compilation of 'Memoir of Edward Forbes' sub-series consists of: pen and ink sketches by Edward Forbes (c1854) letters from and to contributors and collaborators (1854-1861) letters to and from the publisher Alexander MacMillan (1860-1861) letters to and from the printer Thomas Constable (1860-1861) list of...
Dates: 1854-1861

Draft letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir Archibald Geikie, 05 June 1861

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/52
Scope and Contents Draft letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir Archibald Geikie apologising for any distress caused by the publication of sensitive material from his private letters in 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes' and explaining why he was not given the opportunity to view the proofs before the book went to press.
Dates: 05 June 1861

File relating to Ian Wilmut's proposed book chapter 'Normality of clones' , November 2002

 File — Box CLX-A-1508: Series Coll-1320/3, Box: data_value_missing_6b8db815cc9951f08334852d1ae4df57, Box: data_value_missing_f060c4c47c064eb0e6752b3e4263549c
Identifier: Coll-1320/3/8/4
Scope and Contents Contains a 'Guide for authors and contributors' from the Humana Press and a draft contents list for the proposed volume.
Dates: November 2002

File relating to the proposed book chapter 'Application of reproductive biotechnology in animals: implications and potentials' by L. Paterson, P. DeSousa, W. Ritchie, T. King and I. Wilmut, 1999-2003

 File — Box CLX-A-1508: Series Coll-1320/3, Box: data_value_missing_7b0387845fc79db8bde990e8092faf63, Box: data_value_missing_d3fcd9f7778e5bfffdcd2e17e6374c21
Identifier: Coll-1320/3/8/1
Scope and Contents Contains drafts of the chapter and correspondence with the editors.
Dates: 1999-2003

Letter to Alexander MacMillan from William James Linton, c1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/44
Scope and Contents Letter to Alexander MacMillan from William James Linton with suggestions for the layout of type around the drawings [in 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'].
Dates: c1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 25 February 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/29
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan with comment on the first 4 chapters of his Memoirs of Edward Forbes, ( 1861) and advice for future chapters. He suggests printing the book in Edinburgh. He comments that he does not expect any further opposition to the book fom Emily M Yelverton and has had further endorsements for the book from Thomas Henry Huxley and Robert Alfred Cloyne Godwin-Austen.
Dates: 25 February 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 30 July 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/31
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan asking him to send a copy of his ['Memoirs of Edward Forbes'], to date, to the printer Thomas Constable to enable them to make an estimate. He reports that he is leaving for Arran that Wednesday and will make a trip to Edinburgh if required.
Dates: 30 July 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 24 September 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/33
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that Jessie Aitken Wilson's biography of her brother George Wilson has already gone to press. He urges Sir Archibald Geikie to proceed with sending the initial chapters of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes' to press and arrange an engraver for the illustrations. He also encloses some material from Joseph Beete Jukes and tells him he has forwarded a parcel from Robert Alfred Cloyne Godwin-Austen.
Dates: 24 September 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 15 October 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/34
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan forwarding some material from Joseph Beete Jukes with permission to use it [in 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes']. Alexander MacMillan agrees to the use of a portrait of [Edward Forbes] taken by Antoine Francois Jean Claudet as soon as he has heard from Emily M Yelverton.
Dates: 15 October 1860