Speeches, Addresses etc
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Lectures and addresses on unidentified occasions, n.d.
Scope and Contents Lectures and addresses on unidentified occasions. The lectures are on scientific subjects, mainly the brain.
Lectures, speeches, addresses, 1926-1973
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...
Letter from the Duke of Argyll, 16 April 1883
Identifier: Coll-43 ::: MS 2935.9
Scope and Contents Letter from the Duke of Argyll wishing to decline the request from him to address the Edinburgh Geological Society on their 50th anniversary. As his time has been devoted more to literay work than geology over the last few years, he is unfamiliar with recent advances in the science and could not offer any thing of real use to the society, although he could talk on something more general.
Dates: 16 April 1883
Letter from the Duke of Argyll, 27 April 1883
Identifier: Coll-43 ::: MS 2935.10
Scope and Contents Letter from the Duke of Argyll asking about the size of the lecture hall and other matters relating to the address he is to give to the Edinburgh Geological Society.
Dates: 27 April 1883
Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from The British Music Society, 14 June 1922
Scope and Contents Letter, 14 June 1922, Liverpool, The British Music society to Donald Tovey. Request that Tovey give a talk about the Moor duplex piano, to the British Music Society in Liverpool. Typescript signed.
Dates: 14 June 1922
MS 97: Oratio in Die Cinerum by Giovanni Antonio Campani, 15th century
Identifier: MS 97
Contents This manuscript contains the Oratio in Die Cinerum, an oration for Ash Wednesday written by Giovanni Antonio Campani (1429-1477), a Neapolitan writer famous for his Latin poetry and orations. He held different offices in the Vatican and was close to Pope Pius II. A colophon on f. 19r indicates that this oration was read at the Palace of the Pope in Rome on the 3rd of March of 1462. A sale entry suggest that this very copy was presented to Pius II.A title on...
Dates: 15th century
Postcard to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Sophie Weisse, 28 February 1923
Scope and Contents Postcard, 28 February 1923, Edinburgh, Sophie Weisse to Donald Tovey. Informing Tovey that Miss. Weisse is not well enough to go to a rectorial address, but will attend a luncheon . Holograph signed.
Dates: 28 February 1923
Presidential Address to the Royal Anthropological Institute, "Anthropology in the Eighteenth Century" (printed copy with Cunningham's corrections), 28 January 1908
Scope and Contents
Presidential Address to the Royal Anthropological Institute, "Anthropology in the Eighteenth Century" on 28 January 1908:
- printed copy with Dnaiel Cunningham's corrections;
- Correspondence relating to portraits included in the printed address (including correspondence with Sir William Lawrence's family who sent two additional photographs of Lawrence);
- Correspondence following publication (not all signatures have been deciphered).
Dates: 28 January 1908
Programme for the First Annual Soiree of the Ossianic Society of Benbecula, 1878
Scope and Contents Programme for the First Annual Soiree of the Ossianic Society of Benbecula, 3 May 1878, with Alexander Carmichael in the chair. Also includes the text of Carmichael's address (in Gaelic).
Red notebook entitled "Addresses. Rt. Handedness", c 1902
Scope and Contents 20. Red notebook entitled "Addresses. Rt. Handedness". Inside front cover "Right Handedness and Left Brainedness" (possible draft for Huxley Lecture 1902).
Dates: c 1902