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Letter from J. Arthur Thomson to [Patrick Geddes]

Incomplete. Discussion of sex, answering queries posited by [ ] Wallace, a Weismannite who does not believe in [Jean Baptiste] Lamarck's views. The Stewarts are going to Australia for Ella's health.

Thomson, Sir John Arthur, 1861-1933, Knight, zoologist

Letter from J. Arthur Thomson, Aberdeen, to Patrick Geddes

With reference to [J.] Stuart-Glennie and his resolve to 'raise an action against Professor Ramsay here for slander', over a matter of a lost manuscript, if he does not obtain Gifford lectureship in Edinburgh. Thomson feels it would be &...

Thomson, Sir John Arthur, 1861-1933, Knight, zoologist

Letter from J. Arthur Thomson, Aberdeen, to Patrick Geddes

Proposed revised edition of The Evolution of Sex. Thomson gives account of his action in this matter, giving pré cis of his reply to publishers. Expresses his desire to 'get away from this firm altogether'.

Thomson, Sir John Arthur, 1861-1933, Knight, zoologist

Letter from J. Arthur Thomson, Aberdeen, to Patrick Geddes

With further reference to revised edition of The Evolution of Sex [see T-GED 9/1236 [https://www.ica-atom.org/strathclyde/letter-from-f-walter-scott-publishing-co-felling-on-tyne-newcastle-to-j-arthur-thomson;isad], T-GED 9/1237 [https://www.ica-a...

Thomson, Sir John Arthur, 1861-1933, Knight, zoologist

Letter from J. Arthur Thomson, Aberdeen, to Patrick Geddes

Incomplete. University Hall, Edinburgh, and the need for further financial support. Suggests that J. Martin White or the Education Department or Edinburgh University might be called upon for assistance.

Thomson, Sir John Arthur, 1861-1933, Knight, zoologist

Letter from J. Arthur Thomson, Edinburgh, to Patrick Geddes

The pursuit of knowledge. Criticism of 'Vestiges' - the progress of man, (with a thought diagram), mentioning the theories of Weismann, Darwin, Oliphant, Fiske and Miss Buckly and stressing his belief in the importance of the reproductiv...

Thomson, Sir John Arthur, 1861-1933, Knight, zoologist

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