Lectures and Lecturing
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Content Description From the Fonds: This archive comprises the personal and working papers of Noreen Murray, including: awards and honours; biographical materials such as photographs and family documents; material relating to Noreen's education and early career, including school certificates; personal and professional correspondence; papers relating to Noreen's work at the University of Edinburgh, including departmental papers, teaching materials and staff and student files; notes and data relating to research; notes and drafts...
Scope and Contents Contains typescript papers, many with handwritten annotations regarding where the lecture was given. There is also a bound volume of lectures for the period 1946-1949, which contains final copies of many of the same lectures as are also found in loose form here.
Scope and Contents Lectures given by James Geikie on mineralogy, covering areas including the form of minerals (crystals), their characteristics depending on light (colour, pleochromism, play of colours, iridescence, lustre, transparency, refraction, phosphorescence), characters depending on state of aggregation (hardness, tenacity, fracture), other characteristics (taste, odour, feel, electricity, magnetism, specific gravity) and their origins (solution, fusion, sublimation).
Scope and Contents Notes and text for seven lectures looking at the geological history of the American continent, looking at specific locations therein, based partly on results from American survey work. These locations were related to to other places around the world, particularly in Britain and Europe. A variety of geological formations were looked at, including that of the continent itself, considering the materials which make them up and the geological timeframe.
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Identifier: Coll-203/8 (Lyell 8)
Scope and Contents Lectures on geology consists of:
- manuscript lecture notes for lectures given at King's College London and the Royal Institution and a printed programme for a series of lectures given at King's College London in 1833 (1832-1833).
Scope and Contents Norman Dott wrote prolifically on his subject, and was also much in demand as a speaker or lecturer and this series contains files relating to these works. Almost all of his lectures were specially written and, when he used previous material, he carefully re-worked it and made extensive adaptations to accommodate new research or a particular audience. The papers are presented chronologically as far as possible, though in cases where Dott preferred to work on a particular topic, e.g. Congenital...
Scope and Contents Letter, 11 May 1934, Suffolk, Sir Donald Francis Tovey to Albert Schweitzer. Discussing plans for Schweitzer's Edinburgh Gifford lectures and concerts. Holograph signed, photocopy.
Dates: 11 May 1934
Scope and Contents Letter, 2 November 1925, Boston, Richard G. Appel to Annie Freidberg. Asking if Tovey would be available to give a lecture at Boston public library. Typescript copy.
Dates: 02 November 1925
Scope and Contents Letter, 12 August 1926, Arthur Quimby to Annie Friedberg. Enclosing a signed contract from Tovey and informing Friedberg that Tovey will speak on ' The development of modern music'. Typescript copy, torn.
Dates: 12 August 1926
Scope and Contents Hayes states that he has concluded the deal with Hurst and Blackett to publish a further edition in 2,000 copies of his Points of the Horse.. He goes on to discuss the financial aspects of the publication and states that he would be grateful for a copy of the recipient's lecture on 'Callosites and the New Pony'. Although the letter is addressed to Blackett, this may well be an error. The reference to the 'Callosities' lecture suggests the actual recipient is...
Dates: 03 December 1902