Applications for Positions
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The correspondence covers many aspects of Beale's early career, including his applications for various placements following his demobilisation from the army, his work with Tracy Sonneborn, his appointment to the Institute of Animal Genetics and professional correspondence with colleagues around the world. Correspondents include: Eric Ashby, G.W. Beadle, Mick Callan, D.G. Catchside, J.F. Danielli, M. Demerec, Boris Ephrussi, David W. Goodall, Henry Harris, Maxime Lamotte, Joshua Lederberg, S.E....
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: American geologists sub-series consists of:
- 67 letters and postcards, alphabetically arranged (1878-1907).
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Canadian geologists sub-series consists of:
- 50 letters, alphabetically arranged (1872-1900)
Scope and Contents The ts letter from Wallace Tavener, Minister of St. Mark's Unitarian Church, to The Warden, Newbattle Abbey College, is dated 20 July 1951, and is signed by Tavener. He was applying for the Lectureship in Philosophy and Political Theory. Tavener explains that he had lectured extensively in the subjects of philosophy and political theory, for the Extra-Mural Department at Edinburgh University and for the Workers' Educational Association (WEA). He writes, 'I am afraid my academic...
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Keene enclosing Major Richard Woodfield Fuller's report on zebrules used in Indian mountain artillery, 24 October 1905
Scope and Contents Keene provides a summary of the reports, which conclude that the campaign in Tibet proved that the zebrules could not compete with ordinary mules. He asks if Ewart has any zebra stallions which the Indian Government could use for stud work and that he was unsuccessful in his application for Secretary of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. There are two reports on the zebrules' performance in Tibet from Major Fuller, one dated 16 April 1904 and the other 22 January 1905, both...
Dates: 24 October 1905
Scope and Contents Lankester writes regarding the vacant post of Chair of Anatomy at the University of Aberdeen, stating his reasons why he believes William McIntosh to be a more suitable candidate for the job. Lankester also chides Ewart for attempting to influence the decision, rather than trying to improve his own standing and renown in the field.
Dates: 12 July 1878
Scope and Contents Lankester states that, following the resignation of Charles Wyville Thomson, Professor of Natural History at the University of Edinburgh, he is to prepare a book of testimonials and requests that Ewart writes in favour of him.
Dates: 28 October 1881
Scope and Contents White thanks Ewart for his support of his application for the Examiner to the Secretary of the Court. He reports that University College of North Wales, Bangor, has two skulls of Bos indicus and the premaxillas do not meet the nasals. He adds that is going to get the skulls photographed.
Dates: 21 November 1910
Scope and Contents Turner offers Ewart the post of Senior Demonstrator of Anatomy at the University of Edinburgh, in the event of Daniel John Cunningham being offered the post of Chair of Anatomy at Galway.
Dates: 03 October 1877