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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 5 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 Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 24 September 1860

 Item
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, 24 November 1860

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/40
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan enclosing a letter from James Scott Bowerbank, confirming that he will lend [some manuscripts] and aspiring that they will be available by Saturday for a visit from Thomas Henry Huxley. There are also instructions from Jessie Aitken Wilson concerning the revision of portions [of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'] written by her brother George Wilson.
Dates: 24 November 1860

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

 Item
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 Jessie Aitken Wilson, 30 January 1860

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/57
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson enclosing a letter from Emily M Yelverton (not attached) which places obstacles in the way of the completion of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'. A discussion follows concerning the intellectual ownership of personal letters which are to be used as source material and possible methods of pacifying Emily M Yelverton.
Dates: 30 January 1860