Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Joseph Beete Jukes saying that he has seen the proofs of the biography of Edward Forbes sent to Robert Patterson, and suggesting some amendments.
Dates: 12 April 1861
Scope and Contents Letter to [Sir Archibald Geikie] from Robert Patterson giving him information concerning the deaths of William Thompson, Captain Graves and Robert Ball. He suggests other people to contact for information on the life of Edward Forbes. A newspaper clipping with a memoir of Captain Graves is enclosed.
Dates: 28 November 1860