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Biography

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

Found in 6 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...

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

 Item
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).

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

 Item
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.

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

 Item
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 Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay, 27 May 1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/49
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay with editorial comments about the inclusion of sensitive material concerning the School of Mines, the Museum of Economic Geology and the Geological Survey of Great Britain in his 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'.

Letters to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay, 1843-1879

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/11/1
Scope and Contents The Letters to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay sub-series consists of:
  1. 14 letters from a variety of European correspondents concerning geological papers and research (1843-1879).