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Biography

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

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson, 30 January 1860

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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.

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson, 24 January 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/55
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.

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Joseph Beete Jukes, 12 April 1861

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/22
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.

Letter to [Sir Archibald Geikie] from Robert Patterson, 28 November 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/48
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.