Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = France
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from E Dison in Paris, apologising for the delay in forwarding his diploma conferring honorary membership of the Swiss Naturalists. The letter postulates whether Sir Ramsay could collect it in person while attending the Anthropological and Palioethaological Congress in Paris, or whether it could be delivered during a visit to the Great Exhibition. The letter details a fossil bear thought to be pre-glacial.
Dates: 27 June 1867
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson enclosing part of her brother George Wilson's unfinished 'Memoir of Edward Forbes' (not attached). She suggests some people who might be able to provide information concerning the Edward Forbes' period of residence in Paris.
Dates: 03 August 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to [Sir Archibald Geikie] from John Hughes Bennett detailing Edward Forbes' periods of study in Paris.
Dates: 19 October 1860
Scope and Contents Letter, 3 December 1934, Paris, E. M. Widor to Donald Tovey. Congratulating Tovey on completing his edition of Bach's ' Art of the Fugue' and asking after Tovey's health. Written for Widor by Albert Schweitzer, signed, with stamped envelope.
Dates: 03 December 1934
Scope and Contents Letter, , Paris, Louis Fleury to Donald Tovey. Commenting on Tovey's trip to America and concerts in Paris and Edinburgh. Holograph signed, with black and white photograph of a man looking puzzled stuck to top of p.1.
Scope and Contents Letter, 24 September 1911, Paris, G. Casals to Sophie Weisse. Describing a meeting with Tovey and the size of the Casals house. Holograph signed, this may be from Guilhermina Suggia, who referred to herself as Madame Casals, even though they were never married.
Dates: 24 September 1911
Scope and Contents Letter, 14 April 1908, Paris, Donald Tovey to Sophie Weisse. News of Tovey's visit, the progress of his B minor trio, details of a music examination. Holograph incomplete.
Dates: 14 April 1908
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This notebook, of worn brown leather, contains geological notes and observations likely written from Lyell's reading papers and journals. Some notes on the law profession. The cover reads 'Inside. D. July 1927' in large script. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform Transkribus. When known, Lyell's...
Dates: July 1827- August 1827
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains watercolour geological skylines. Loose leaf pages in the middle of the notebook list recipients of copies of 3rd and 4th editions of Principles of Geology; queries for M Graves, notes on 3rd edition, and queries for Deshayes. There are also cross-sections and fossil drawings. The front cover reads December 1832, and the index is pasted to the back. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied...
Dates: December 1832- December 1832
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This black leather notebook contains notes from Charles Lyell on geological observations in Britain, Paris and Neufchatel. Adddresses of correspondents are throughout the notebook, and referenced in Lyell's Own Index. The index is pasted to the back cover, and the front cover reads "No 58, July + August 1835, Paris + Neufchatel". The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end...
Dates: 2 July 1835- August 1835