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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 Alexander MacMillan, 31 October 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/37
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that John Van Voorst will send him copies of Edward Forbes introductory lectures at King's College. He tells him that the printer, Thomas Constable is unable to produce a reliable estimate until the final length of the book ['Memoirs of Edward Forbes'] is decided.

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

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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, 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.