Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Sir Francis Darwin sub-series consists of:
- 13 letters, the bulk dated 1884-1887 and arranged chronologically
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan lamenting the slow sales of his book 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes' and suggesting this is due to the popularity of "the Gorilla book", [3rd edition Charles Robert Darwin's Origin of the Species].
Dates: 19 June 1861
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson concerning the ownership of letters which her late brother George Wilson had borrowed as background material for the 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'. She suggests writing to the owners to let them know that she has transferred them to Sir Archibald Geikie, and writes a detailed action list. She discusses the health of Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay and her dislike of Emily M Yelverton.
Dates: 24 January 1860