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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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

Letter to [Alexander MacMillan] from Joseph Beete Jukes, 14 October 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/17
Scope and Contents Letter to [Alexander MacMillan] from Joseph Beete Jukes recommending which photograph of Edward Forbes to use in the biography, which parts of the manuscript he will be forwarding to use, and giving some anecdotes from his life.
Dates: 14 October 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 10 November 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/38
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan asking for confirmation that he has received copies of Edward Forbes introductory lectures at King's College from John Van Voorst and urging him to liaise with Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay and Joseph Beete Jukes concerning which of Edward Forbes' own drawing to include in his biography.
Dates: 10 November 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 28 November 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/41
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that sketches have arrived from James Scott Bowerbank and that the final choice will be made with the help of Thomas Henry Huxley. He advises Geikie that he has been in further contact with Jessie Aitken Wilson who is concerned that her brother [George Wilson]'s portion [of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'] should not be edited.
Dates: 28 November 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 07 December 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/42
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that he and Thomas Henry Huxley had met and chosen drawings by Edward Forbes [for 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'] and had decided that they should be inserted at the end of chapters or at suitable points in the text. MacMillan asks Geikie to arrange that space is left for the illustrations with the printer, Thomas Constable, and informs him that James Scott Bowerbank has further information concerning the origin of the drawings.
Dates: 07 December 1860

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

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/26
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan concerning a strategy suggested by Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay and Thomas Henry Huxley for smoothing over a disagreement with Joseph Beete Jukes and Emily M Yelverton concerning the proposed Memoir of Edward Forbes, FRS, ( 1861).
Dates: 15 February 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 16 February 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/27
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that he will publish the proposed biography of Edward Forbes despite possible opposition from Joseph Beete Jukes and Emily M Yelverton.
Dates: 16 February 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 17 February 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/28
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that Joseph Beete Jukes does not oppose his proposed 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes', but rather is happy to assist by providing information and editorial help and smoothing the way with Emily M Yelverton.
Dates: 17 February 1860

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 April 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/30
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that he has made enquiries concerning some information he requires, but suggests that it will be necessary to find a non-printed source.
Dates: 30 April 1860