Speeches, Addresses etc
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Lectures and addresses on unidentified occasions. The lectures are on scientific subjects, mainly the brain.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Presidential Address to the Royal Anthropological Institute, "Anthropology in the Eighteenth Century" (printed copy with Cunningham's corrections), 28 January 1908
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).
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).
20. Red notebook entitled "Addresses. Rt. Handedness". Inside front cover "Right Handedness and Left Brainedness" (possible draft for Huxley Lecture 1902).