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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Joseph Anderson, 17 November 1891
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Joseph Anderson telling him that the position of Chief Officer of the Geological Survey of New South Wales has been filled, without advertisement, by a Mr Pitman or Putman. His son William has been appointed First Assistant and is not dissatisfied with the post.
Dates: 17 November 1891
Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from William Anderson, 05 January 1899
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from William Anderson telling him that he has arrived in Pietermaritzburg ready to commence his duties. He reports that he intends to commence a survey of the north-east corner of the colony bordering on Zululand and south of the Yugela River.
Dates: 05 January 1899
Letters of Isaac Forsyth (1768-1859) bookseller in Elgin, 1843-1857
Scope and Contents Four letters of Isaac Forsyth, bookseller in Elgin Letter sent by Isaac Forsyth to Patrick Duff, originally enclosing prospectus relating to a book by 'Dr Falconer of Forres', whom Forsyth describes as 'a gigantic geologist'. He is very probably talking of Hugh Falconer (1808-1865), a Scottish geologist, botanist and palaeontologist who studied the flora and fauna in India and Burma. Forsyth mentions the 'two...
Papers of Professor Sir Frederick Henry Stewart
Scope and Contents The material is composed of manuscript and typescript letters and notes, testimonials, press-cuttings, printed material from scientific institutions, journal off-prints. There are lecture notes, letters relating to Durham University and Edinburgh University, and notes on the US Salt Conference, America 1952. One box is entirely devoted to evaporates. The box-file contains books and a thesis. The thesis is entitledThe petrology of the Belhelvie district in Aberdeenshireand dated October 1941,...
Papers of Rolland J. B. Munro relating to James Hutton
Scope and Contents The collection contained in two files, six notebooks and one envelope within an archive box is composed of: copies in typescript ofOn the loss of James Hutton's geological collection, an address given on 12 March 1941; notes on James Hutton and the wider Hutton family; correspondence 1939; correspondence 1942-1947; notes on Hutton and Isaac Newton; and address delivered by Munro to the Edinburgh Geological Society, 19 March 1947; genealogical notes; and, assorted notes and correspondence.
Papers of Sir John Smith Flett
Scope and Contents Manuscript copy and typed copy of Flett's account of his student days at Edinburgh University, 1886-1894.
Photograph of Sir Thomas Henry Holland, Principal of Edinburgh University, 1929-1944
Scope and Contents The sepia-tint head and shoulders portrait photograph is mounted on buff card. There is an embossed stamp for the Photographer, Russell,  Baker Street, London. Because of the London-based photographer, the portrait photograph is perhaps more likely to have been taken during Holland's period of office as Rector of Imperial College, London, 1922-1929.
Professional Correspondence, 1872-1917
Scope and Contents c200 letters, chronologically arranged, including those from J Peter Lesley, Sir Joseph Prestwich, Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, Grove Karl Gilbert, Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker and James Dwight Dana. Subjects covered include many aspects of geology and related matters.
Publications and printed items, 1934-1990
Series — Box MS 2932: Series Coll-43/7
Scope and Contents Publications and printed items consist of: History of the Edinburgh Geological Society Proceedings of the Edinburgh Geological Society The Edinburgh Geologist facimile reprint of James Hutton's Theory of the Earth exhibition...
Records of the Wernerian Natural History Society
Scope and Contents The records of the Wernerian Natural History Society consist of:
- 2 volumes of Minute Books (January 1808-April 1858)