Knights and Knighthood
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 x letter from Professor George Chrystal to the Rt. Hon. The Prime Minister [Herbert Henry Asquith, 1908-1916] from 5 Belgrave Crescent, Edinburgh, 12 June 1911. The letter, in effect turns down the honour of a knighthood 'on the occasion of His Majesty's approaching Coronation'. He was, in the first place, 'at this moment suffering from the effects of severe illness' and it would be several months before he could 'appear in London or take part in any...
Fonds — Box CLX-A-939
Scope and Contents The collection of Medals and Honours is composed of the following awards: 1 x Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh / German (Junior), Session 1911-1912, Awarded to Annie J. Whitson (bronze medal in presentation case, Alex'r Kirkwood and Son, Medalists, 9 St. James Square, Edinburgh) 1 x Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh / German (Intermediate), Session 1912-1913, Awarded to Annie J. Whitson (bronze...
Sub-Fonds — Box CLX-A-1142
Scope and Contents This sub-fonds contains mostly letters and certificates relating to honours awarded to Sir William Turner throughout his life, such as the freedom of the city of Edinburgh, honorary memberships to scientific societies, membership to the Order of the Bath and the German Order Pour le Mérite, etc. Also includes documents relating to Turner's anatomy licence, and an envelope entitled ‘her last letter – obituary notices’ containing the last letter of his wife Agnes...