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Biography

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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

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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.

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.

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.