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Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie
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Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Sir Archibald Geikie Gen. 524/8/9


27 June 1879

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Name of creator

Balfour | John Hutton | 1808-1884 | professor of botany, University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour telling him that he has been awarded the Macdougall-Brisbane prize by the Royal Society [of Edinburgh] for his memoir on the old red sandstone of western Europe which was published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society [of Edinburgh] in 1877-1878. The prize will be announced at the Society's meeting on the 07 July 1879 and awarded at the year's concluding meeting on 21 July 1879.




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