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University of Edinburgh -- Principals

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 27 December 1915

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/28
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Turner grieves to hear of the death of Darbishire, who he describes as 'a man of scientific worth and promise'. He is concerned to hear of the appearance of cerebro-spinal fever in a military camp.

Dates: 27 December 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 22 June 1877

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/3
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Turner expresses regret that Ewart was not elected to the Chair of Anatomy at University College London.

Dates: 22 June 1877

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 03 October 1877

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/4
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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 20 October 1877

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/1/5
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Turner urges Ewart to respond regarding the offer of a Senior Demonstrator of Anatomy at the University of Edinburgh, and offers details of what the post would entail, stressing the importance of the demonstration duties and of dissection room management.

Dates: 20 October 1877

Letter to Lady Thomson from Sir Edward Appleton, Principal of the University of Edinburgh, 16 Feb 1955

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Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/26/24
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Appleton offers his condolences on behalf of the whole University, stating how much Thomson meant to the University, and referring to his influence on the many students he taught.

Dates: 16 Feb 1955

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Sir James Alfred Ewing, 25 March 1922

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1112
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Letter, 25 March 1922, Alfred Ewing to Donald Tovey. A letter of appreciation of a ' beautiful' musical performance. Holograph signed, annotated in blue ink at top of page by Miss. Weisse.

Dates: 25 March 1922

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Sir James Alfred Ewing, 24 February 1925

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1113
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Letter, 24 February 1925, Edinburgh, Alfred Ewing to Donald Tovey. Apologising for bothering Tovey when he is ill, and wishing Tovey well. Holograph signed.

Dates: 24 February 1925

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Sir James Alfred Ewing, 31 January 1929

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1114
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Letter, 31 January 1929, Edinburgh, Alfred Ewing to Donald Tovey. Thanking Tovey for a letter. Dictated.

Dates: 31 January 1929

Letters from Sir William Turner, 1896-1908

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Identifier: Coll-11/E7
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From Sir William Turner (4 letters, one is incomplete)

Dates: 1896-1908

Material relating to the reorganisation of the Genetics Laboratory, 1957 - c1967

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Identifier: Coll-41/8/12
Scope and Contents Contains: various photocopies of floorplans of the laboratories with handwritten annotations and some notes, apparently in Waddington's hand, and a rough draft of a typed 'comments on Douglas' letter' [presumably Douglas Falconer] and a draft letter to 'Henry' [probably Henrik Kacser] (July 1967), responding to complaints about the new accommodation and office arrangements; various papers relating to the financial support of the Laboratory, including typescript reports 'The Development of...
Dates: 1957 - c1967