Series 1A - Scientific and general correspondence: ABBOTT - AUSTEN


Date Rangec. 1845 - c. 1895
ProvenanceHuxley, Thomas Henry
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ArrangedAlphabetical by name of correspondent
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1  Scientific and general correspondence c. 1845 - c. 1895


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Letter to T H Huxley from ABBOTT, (Rev) Edwin Abbott, DD, FBA (1838-1926), 19 May 1891
Sent from Hampstead, London

Thanks for "genial and welcome letter". Is engaged on literary work and is impatient of controversialists

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.001-10.002
Date range 19 May 1891
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.001-10.002 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ABEL, Carl (1837-1906), 21 February 1891
Sent from Wiesbaden, Germany

Sends his work on Affinity of Egyptian and Indo-European languages as interesting to Huxley on the Aryan question. [Aegyptisch-indo-europaeische Sprachverwandtschaft, Leipsic, 1890]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.3
Date range 21 February 1891
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.3 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ABEL, (Sir) Frederick Augustus, FRS (1827-1902), 6 July 1883
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Congratulations on Huxley's election as President of the Royal Society

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.5
Date range 6 July 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.5 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ACLAND, Arthur Herbert Dyke, Bt, LLD (1847-1926), 24 October 1887
Sent from Carnaervon, North Wales

Invites Huxley to speak at a meeting in Manchester of the National Association for the Promotion of Technical Education. [cf DONNELLY, nos 28, 29, and Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ii, 179]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.6
Date range 24 October 1887
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.6 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ACLAND, (Sir) Henry Wentworth Dyke, Bt, MD, FRS (1815-1900), 22 November 1863
Sent from Oxford

Thanks Huxley for gift of Man's Place in Nature and discusses it

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.8
Date range 22 November 1863
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.8 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ADAMS, R D, 1 August 1888
Sent from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

[An Australian business man who claims to have been a friend of Darwin]. A rambling letter enclosing a mass of incoherent notes of "scientific investigation"

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.12
Date range 1 August 1888
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.12 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ADAMS, R D, 16 April 1889
Sent from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

The foregoing having been sent to Cambridge, were returned to the sender, and redispatched to Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.14
Date range 16 April 1889
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.14 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ADDERLEY, Charles Bowyer, 1st Baron Norton, PC, KCMG (1814-1905), 2 December [1868]
Sent from Birmingham

Acknowledges Memorial on Public Museums. Thinks government will attend to the matter

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.21
Date range 2 December 1868
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.21 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 20 November 1850
Sent from London

Publication of his zoological researches having been approved, Huxley requests appointment to HMS Fishguard for the period required to complete the work
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.1
Date range 20 November 1850
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.1 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 30 March 1852
Sent from London

[To Duke of Northumberland, First Lord]. On the scientific results of his voyage, the approbation of the Royal Society and the British Association, and the need for their publication
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.10
Date range 30 March 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.10 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 24 April 1852
Sent from the Admiralty, London

[Copy by Huxley]. Refers to Huxley's letter [00010] and requires that the value of the papers must be certified by the Royal Society, and published by them, they applying for Treasury grant

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.12
Date range 24 April 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.12 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), [31 May 1852]
Sent from [London]

[To Duke of Northumberland]. Thanks for his interest and as directed in 00011 has laid matter before the Royal Society, who have approved and will apply for grant
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.12vo
Date range 31 May 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.12vo Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 1 June 1852
Sent from London

Applies for renewal of leave of absence
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.13
Date range 1 June 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.13 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 9 June 1852
Sent from the Admiralty, London

Huxley required to state period for which leave is required. [Signed by Sir Francis Beaufort, Hydrographer]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.14
Date range 9 June 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.14 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 12 June 1852
Sent from London

Unable to state how long outstanding work will take to complete, but not more than 12 months [See HARDY, Ed, No 1]
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.15
Date range 12 June 1852
Inventory Identifier 30.15 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 19 June 1852
Sent from the Admiralty, London

Refers to 00013 and grants further 12 months leave

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.17
Date range 19 June 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.17 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 3 January 1854
Sent from London

Applies for renewal of leave
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.18
Date range 3 January 1854
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.18 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 7 January 1854
Sent from the Admiralty, London

Refers to Huxley's letter of 1 Jan to Director-General of Medical Department (missing) applying for further leave. Leave refused

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.19
Date range 7 January 1854
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.19 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 3 February 1854
Sent from London

Refers to Admiralty letter of 1 February (missing) ordering Huxley to join Illustrious at Portsmouth. Asks for appointment to be cancelled, giving reasons at length
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.20
Date range 3 February 1854
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.20 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 7 February 1854
Sent from the Admiralty, London

Huxley's application for cancelment of order refused

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.22
Date range 7 February 1854
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.22 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 23 February 1854
Sent from the Admiralty, London

Huxley not having joined his ship is required to state his reasons for not doing so. [Signed by Sir William Burnett, Director-General of Medical Department]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.23
Date range 23 February 1854
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.23 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), [24 February 1854]
Sent from London

Finds it impossible to take up appointment for reasons already explained
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.24
Date range 24 February 1854
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.24 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 1 March 1854
Sent from the Admiralty, London

Huxley to report immediately his reason for disobeying order to join Illustrious

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.25
Date range 1 March 1854
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.25 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 2 March 1854
Sent from London

Impossible to join any ship so long as Treasury grant for publication is undecided
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.26
Date range 2 March 1854
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.26 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 55 seqq), 3 March 1854
Sent from the Admiralty, London

Unless Huxley is prepared to obey orders immediately his name will be removed from the Navy List

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.27
Date range 3 March 1854
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.27 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 10 June 1874
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

[To Tyndall]. Castigates Ruskin for his part in a recent publication by Rendu on Glaciers of Savoy and calls him a "scientific charlatan". Proposes to write to Huxley. [See TYNDALL, J, Nos 125, 128, 130]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.143
Date range 10 June 1874
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.143 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 14 July 1874
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Unfavourable criticism of E D Cope

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.144
Date range 14 July 1874
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.144 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 8 November 1882
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Sounds out Huxley as to an appointment in America. Sends No 1 of Embryological Monographs

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.146
Date range 8 November 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.146 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 21 March 1883
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

As Huxley will not accept an appointment, American Academy of Arts and Sciences have elected him Honorary Foreign Member

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.147
Date range 21 March 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.147 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 23 April 1883
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Huxley elected Foreign Associate of National Academy of Sciences at Washington

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.148
Date range 23 April 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.148 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 10 September 1883
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Is working on his Blake Cruise report and asks for return of the specimen of Spirula lent to Huxley. Congratulations on election as President of the Royal Society

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.149
Date range 10 September 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.149 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 16 September 1885
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Asks for data of depth and locality in which Huxley's specimen of Spirula was collected

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.150
Date range 16 September 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.150 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), [1885]
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

[1st sheet missing]. Strictures on scientific "bosh" in America. Is sending his father's biography. [Louis Agassiz, his Life and Correspondence, 2 vols, London, 1885]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.151
Date range 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.151 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 5 January 1886
Sent from Paris

Thanks for Anniversary Address [Royal Society] wishes that American Academy were comparable to Royal Society in England and the Institute in France. Criticism of American learned societies

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.153
Date range 5 January 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.153 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 17 April 1886
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Huxley's letter on the Fishery Board has been republished in America and caused disgust in pseudo-scientific circles

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.155
Date range 17 April 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.155 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 26 June 1886
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Mismanagement of American Geological Survey. Extravagant sums spent on Marsh's publications. Agassiz and Newcomb the only two who protested

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.156
Date range 26 June 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.156 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 31 January 1887
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Answers enquiries about Henschel (a musician) and about accommodation in Boston for Huxley's daughter [who proposed to accompany the Henschels to America and continue her singing lessons under them]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.159
Date range 31 January 1887
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.159 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 12 February 1887
Sent from London

Is leaving for Essen and France, but on his return will do all in his power for Huxley's daughter. Postscript as to American members of Royal Society

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.161
Date range 12 February 1887
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.161 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 24 February 1887
Sent from London

Has just returned from Paris and is going back to America immediately

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.162
Date range 24 February 1887
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.162 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 8 March 1887
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Mrs Agassiz is writing to Mrs Huxley about quarters for her daughter, and invites her to be her guest until settled

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.163
Date range 8 March 1887
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.163 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 3 May 1888
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Is sending his Three Cruises of the "Blake" which has occupied him nearly five years. Dana and Darwin on Coral Reefs. Disappointed at being unable to carry out deep-sea survey of Panama

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.165
Date range 3 May 1888
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.165 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 16 October 1888
Sent from Calmnet [USA]

On his way to Colorado on doctor's advice. Bad news of H N Moseley's health. Intends to explore Gulf Stream. Scheme for a National University at Washington

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.167
Date range 16 October 1888
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.167 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 14 January 1890
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Regrets inability to accommodate Huxley's son [Leonard] when in Cambridge owing to illness. Illness has interrupted his work on a new Stalked Crinoid collected by the Albatross. Asks again for his Spirula

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.169
Date range 14 January 1890
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.169 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 9 October 1890
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Hopes to go dredging between Panama and the Galapagos Islands. Other plans for explorations

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.171
Date range 9 October 1890
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.171 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 24 November 1890
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Government has allowed him the Albatross for a dredging expedition in a region not explored by the Challenger

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.173
Date range 24 November 1890
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.173 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 25 January 1892
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Has been nominated for election as Foreign Member of the Royal Society and invited to attend annual dinner, but the invitation arrived too late. Has finished memoir on the Crinoid and is writing report on his Albatross expedition

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.175
Date range 25 January 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.175 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 14 July 1892
Sent from Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Has just returned from a trip to Japan. Geological observations there

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.177
Date range 14 July 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.177 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 15 October 1892
Sent from Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Congratulates Huxley on Privy Councillor. Work on his Albatross collections. Intends to explore coral reefs of West Indies and Pacific

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.179
Date range 15 October 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.179 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 13 April 1893
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Has returned from exploration of the Bahamas. Details of the cruise

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.181
Date range 13 April 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.181 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 24 December 1893
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Intends further exploration of Bahamas; is sceptical of German theories. Good progress with Albatross report

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.183
Date range 24 December 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.183 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 3 October 1894
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Interest in reports of Oxford meeting of British Association, regrets unable to be there. Is about to visit Mediterranean, the Naples Biological Station, the Museums of Vienna and Berlin and finally London. Is then going to British Honduras to examine Great Barrier Reef. Is trying to get Albatross for future explorations

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.185
Date range 3 October 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.185 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), 19 February 1895
Sent from Berlin, Germany

Is coming to England shortly and wishes to visit Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.187
Date range 19 February 1895
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.187 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), [February 1895]
Sent from London

Exchange of photographs. [Agassiz's photograph 6.191]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.188
Date range February 1895
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.188 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Alexander Emanuel, FMRS 1835-1910), [February 1895]
Sent from London

Acknowledgement of photographs

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 6.190
Date range February 1895
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 6.190 Box Number 6 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from AGASSIZ, (Mrs) Elizabeth Cabot Cary (1822-1907: second wife of J L R Agassiz), 19 February [1887]
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Supplies information mentioned in 00037
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.22
Date range 19 February 1887
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.22 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from AGASSIZ, (Mrs) Elizabeth Cabot Cary (1822-1907: second wife of J L R Agassiz), 19 April [1887]
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Information as to her daughter's movements in America
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.25
Date range 19 April 1887
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.25 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from AGASSIZ, (Mrs) Elizabeth Cabot Cary (1822-1907: second wife of J L R Agassiz), 7 December 1889
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Family news
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.27
Date range 7 December 1889
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.27 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Jean Lewis Rudolph, FMRS (1807-1873), 24 July 1860
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Introduces his friend H J Clarke; acknowledges gift of Huxley's Hydrozoa. [On the back is a printed appeal for exchange of specimens for the Museum]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.29
Date range 24 July 1860
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.29 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Jean Lewis Rudolph, FMRS (1807-1873), 29 September 1863
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Introduces the geologist J P Lesley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.30
Date range 29 September 1863
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.30 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AGASSIZ, Jean Lewis Rudolph, FMRS (1807-1873), 25 April 1864
Sent from Cambridge, Mass, USA

Introduces Dr Dean who is working on the microscopic structure of the brain

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.31
Date range 25 April 1864
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.31 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to AIRY, (Sir) George Biddell, FRS (1801-1892), [March 1852]
Sent from [London]

Statement as to his application for grants from Royal Society and British Association for the publication of his Rattlesnake results
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.9bis
Date range March 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.9bis Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALDIS, (Sir) Charles (1775-1863), 8 September 1852
Sent from London

Offers Huxley the Chair in Physiology at the Hunterian School of Medicine

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.33
Date range 8 September 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.33 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALEXANDER, George Gardiner (Died 1897), 24 June 1891
Sent from Eastbourne, Sussex

On Huxley's opinion of his work on Confucious [Confucious the Great Teacher, London, 1890]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.34
Date range 24 June 1891
Inventory Identifier 10.34 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALEXANDER, George Gardiner (Died 1897), 19 August 1892
Sent from Eastbourne, Sussex

Congratulates Huxley on being made a Privy Councillor

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.36
Date range 19 August 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.36 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALEXANDER, George Gardiner (Died 1897), 16 December 1893
Sent from Eastbourne, Sussex

Death of a relative

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.38
Date range 16 December 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.38 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLEN, Grant [Charles Grant Blairfindie] (1848-1899), 28 April [1883]
Sent from Lyme Regis, Dorset

Gratified by Huxley's good opinion of Colin Clout's Calendar. Is sending his Vignettes from Nature with which Darwin was favourably impressed

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.40
Date range 28 April 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.40 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLEN, Paynter
Sent from London

Long statement of his views on the Deceased Wife's Sister question (printed). [cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ii, 218]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.163
Date range 28 March 1889
Inventory Identifier 30.163 Box Number 30 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLINGHAM, (Mrs) Helen, RWS (1848-1926), 12 October 1888
Sent from Godalming, Surrey

Thanks for letter about 'dogmatic teaching'

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.41
Date range 12 October 1888
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.41 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from ALLINGHAM, (Mrs) Helen, RWS (1848-1926), 17 December 1889
Sent from Hampstead, London

Thanks for letter of condolence [on death of her husband, William Allingham, poet, 1824-1889]
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.43
Date range 17 December 1889
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.43 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from ALLINGHAM, (Mrs) Helen, RWS (1848-1926), 2 November 1894
Sent from Hampstead, London

Is visiting Eastbourne and intends to call
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.45
Date range 2 November 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.45 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 28 September 1851
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

Sends testimonial. Work on Polyzoa

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.46
Date range 28 September 1851
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.46 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 28 September 1851
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

Testimonial for Huxley's Toronto candidature [Testimonials of Thomas H Huxley, FRS, Candidate for the Chair of Natural History at the University of Toronto 1]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.48
Date range 28 September 1851
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.48 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 16 February 1852
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

Acknowledges and praises Huxley's paper on Lacinularia socialis [The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 126] Has no news from Toronto

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.50
Date range 16 February 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.50 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 6 April 1852
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

Acknowledges various papers and discusses analogies between Polyzoa and Tunicata

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.52
Date range 6 April 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.52 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 12 April 1852
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

Thanks for paper on Cephalous Mollusca [Philosophical Transactions 153, 29-66=The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 152]. Discussion of it; absence of homologies between Polyzoa and Ascidia; invertebrate anatomy; character of Hincks, a rival candidate for Toronto

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.54
Date range 12 April 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.54 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 2 May 1852
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

Sympathy [on death of Huxley's mother]; much occupied with botanical lectures; structure and functions of ganglia in the Polyzoa

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.61
Date range 2 May 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.61 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 30 May 1852
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

Thanks for Animal Individuality [The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 146]; considers Huxley has "triumphantly demolished the whole system of Alternation of Generation and its cousin Parthenogenesis". No news of Toronto

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.63
Date range 30 May 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.63 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 3 April 1854
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

Thanks for information as to Royal Society Council. Has sent his Royal Society drawings to Lankester and cannot recover them. [Monogram of Freshwater Polyzoa, 1856]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.65
Date range 3 April 1854
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.65 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 21 April 1855
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

Will supply Prof Carus with drawings of Polyzoa anatomy; Edinburgh chair still undecided

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.67
Date range 21 April 1855
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.67 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 29 April 1855
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

Asks for Huxley's paper on Hermaphrodite Annelidae [The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 337]; Edinburgh still undecided; on Murchison's appointment [as Director-General of the Geological Survey], would have preferred Lyell

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.69
Date range 29 April 1855
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.69 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 20 May 1855
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

Inner history of the Edinburgh chair for which Allman is a candidate

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.71
Date range 20 May 1855
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.71 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), [July 1855]
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

[Beginning lost]. Huxley's plan for a memoir, urges him not to fear trespassing on Allman's ground, "the world is big enough for us all". Congratulations [on Huxley's marriage]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.73
Date range July 1855
Inventory Identifier 10.73 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), [September 1855]
Sent from Dublin, Ireland

[Beginning lost]. Reproductive system of certain invertebrates; Carus desires him to send a plate of Polyzoa to Huxley for advice on the figures; is setting out for British Association [at Glasgow]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.74
Date range September 1855
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.74 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 19 December 1855
Sent from Edinburgh, Scotland

Is overwhelmed with official and academic work at Edinburgh

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.76
Date range 19 December 1855
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.76 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 9 July 1860
Sent from Edinburgh, Scotland

Sends his paper on the Gonophores of the Zoophytes in which he adheres to existing terminology; Huxley's combat with Wilberforce [British Association, Oxford, cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 185]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.78
Date range 9 July 1860
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.78 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 19 June 1880
Sent from Parkstone, Dorset

A stricture on Allman by Lankester in Nature; asks Huxley's advice how to proceed; Hooker is with him and is also doubtful

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.80
Date range 19 June 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.80 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 24 June 1880
Sent from Parkstone, Dorset

Thanks Huxley for sending Lankester's letter

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.82
Date range 24 June 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.82 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 20 July 1880
Sent from London

On confidential abstracts of papers and the Lankester affair
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.83
Date range 20 July 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.83 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 24 July 1880
Sent from Parkstone, Dorset

Thanks Huxley for his clear explanation of the Lankester controversy; his views on Lankester's conduct

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.85
Date range 24 July 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.85 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 14 January 1881
Sent from Parkstone, Dorset

Congratulations on Huxley's appointment to Inspectorship of Fisheries

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.87
Date range 14 January 1881
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.87 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from ALLMAN, George James, FRS (1812-1898), 3 December 1896
Sent from Parkstone, Dorset

Is unable to find any of Huxley's letters; has found no mention in any obituary of Huxley's most important discovery as to the structure of Medusae and other Coelenterata
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.88
Date range 3 December 1896
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.88 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALMA-TADEMA, (Sir) Lawrence, RA (1836-1902), 9 March 1879

Signed photograph

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.90
Date range 9 March 1879
Formats Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier 10.90 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALMA-TADEMA, (Sir) Lawrence, RA (1836-1902), 4 May 1886
Sent from St John's Wood, London

Thanks for information on Mediterranean fishes

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.91
Date range 4 May 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.91 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from ALMA-TADEMA, (Sir) Lawrence, RA (1836-1902), nd
Sent from St John's Wood, London

Greetings from Alma-Tadema and his wife and daughter. Signed photograph of Sir Lawrence and Lady Alma-Tadema [10.93]
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.92
Formats General Correspondence and Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier 10.92 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Leonard Huxley from ALMA-TADEMA, (Sir) Lawrence, RA (1836-1902), 12 March 1896
Sent from St John's Wood, London

Unable to vote for him at Athenaeum owing to meeting of Royal Society of Artists at Birmingham
Letter written to Leonard Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.94
Date range 12 March 1896
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.94 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ALMA-TADEMA, (Sir) Lawrence, RA (1836-1902), nd

Signed drawing of birds by Lady Alma-Tadema

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.95
Formats Drawings
Inventory Identifier 10.95 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ANDRIEU, Jules (1839-1895), 4 January 1871
Sent from London

Has read Lay Sermons and wants biographical material relating to Huxley
Letter written in French

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.96
Date range 4 January 1871
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.96 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to ANDRIEU, Jules (1839-1895), [January 1871]
Sent from London

Wrote to Williams & Norgate to send to Andrieu Men of Eminence with portrait and life, published by Lovell Reeve [1863]. [Note on verso of 00097]
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.97
Date range January 1871
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.97 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ANDRIEU, Jules (1839-1895), 21 October 1871
Sent from London

Asks for an appointment following a letter from Dr Dally

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.98
Date range 21 October 1871
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.98 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ANSTIE, James, KC (1836-1924), 5 December 1892
Sent from Whitehall, London

Discussion of Huxley's proposals as to Medical Education at London University

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.99
Date range 5 December 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.99 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from APPLETON, William Henry (1814-1899), 7 April 1868
Sent from New York, USA

The American edition of Lessons in Elementary Physiology, its prospects and competitors. Encloses opinion from Dr Flint. [End lost]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.105
Date range 7 April 1868
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.105 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from APPLETON, William Henry (1814-1899), 19 February 1868
Sent from New York, USA

[From Dr A Flint to W H Appleton]. Favourable opinion on the Lessons, but considers illustrations poor

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.107
Date range 19 February 1868
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.107 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from APPLETON, William Henry (1814-1899), 22 August 1876
New York

Encloses letters which have missed Huxley during his American tour. Regrets that Huxley cannot stay for the winter, if so "he could go home with 10,000 in his pocket"
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.108
Date range 22 August 1876
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.108 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from APPLETON, William Henry (1814-1899), 22 September [1876]
New York

Asks for directions as to packing and shipping Huxley's books and papers. Postscript to Huxley as to making up his accounts
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.110
Date range 22 September 1876
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.110 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARCHER, William (1820-1874), 5 October 1869
Sent from Cheshunt, Tasmania, Australia

The motion of blood-corpuscles and the ciliated spores of Algae; suggests that Huxley's lecture on Protoplasm [The Collected Essays of Thomas Henry Huxley, i, 130] is not clear in some respects

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 3.128
Date range 5 October 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 3.128 Box Number 3 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) Alexander, FRS (1818-1899), 6 July 1883
Sent from Piccadilly, London

Congratulations on Huxley's election as President of the Royal Society

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.111
Date range 6 July 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.111 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, Edward, FBA (1846-1928), 25 June 1892
Sent from Kilburn, London

Criticism of Gladstone, and urges Huxley to castigate him on the Home Rule question

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.113
Date range 25 June 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.113 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Lady) Margaret (Died 1893), 15 January 1889
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Congratulations on marriage of two of Huxley's daughters
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.114
Date range 15 January 1889
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.114 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 3 July 1874
Sent from Newcastle-on-Tyne

Invites Huxley and his wife and daughters to stay. Is unable to go to Belfast [for British Association meeting]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.116
Date range 3 July 1874
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.116 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 10 April 1876
Sent from Morpeth, Northumberland

Will not be in London as previously arranged
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.117
Date range 10 April 1876
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.117 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 26 November 1877
Sent from Newcastle [on-Tyne]

On Huxley's draft report on Science Education

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.118
Date range 26 November 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.118 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 30 January 1881
Sent from Morpeth, Northumberland

Enclosing cutting [missing] about extraction of light from water. Hopes Fishery duties will bring Huxley to Newcastle

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.120
Date range 30 January 1881
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.120 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 8 July 1883
Sent from Morpeth, Northumberland

Congratulates Huxley on election as President of the Royal Society

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.122
Date range 8 July 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.122 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 24 November 1883
Sent from Morpeth, Northumberland

Declines to be president of Sunday Lecture Society and does not sympathise with its objects

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.123
Date range 24 November 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.123 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 20 December 1883
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Proposes to visit Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.125
Date range 20 December 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.125 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 28 May 1885
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Has heard Huxley intends to resign as President of the Royal Society and urges him not to do so

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.126
Date range 28 May 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.126 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 25 October 1885
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Suggests a fund to extinguish annual subscriptions to the Royal Society, which weigh heavily on less wealthy Fellows. Offers to support it with 5,000

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.128
Date range 25 October 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.128 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 1 December 1885
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Offers to double existing fund of 7,000 if the Fellows will raise 6,000, so as to make 20,000 in all

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.130
Date range 1 December 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.130 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 2 December 1885
Sent from London

Abstract of Huxley's reply [on back of 00118]
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.131
Date range 2 December 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.131 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 3 December 1885
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Made his offer under a misapprehension and intends to let matter drop

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.132
Date range 3 December 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.132 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 23 June 1887
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Thanks Huxley for his congratulations on elevation of Armstrong to peerage

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.133
Date range 23 June 1887
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.133 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 28 February 1888
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Will have pleasure in supporting W A Eckersley [Huxley's son-in-law] in his candidature to the Institution of Civil Engineers

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.134
Date range 28 February 1888
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.134 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 15 January 1889
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Felicitates Huxley on marriage of his daughter [Rachel to W A Eckersley, who died at San Salvador in 1895]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.136
Date range 15 January 1889
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.136 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 8 January 1891
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Compliments Huxley on his review articles and on his retirement to Eastbourne

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.138
Date range 8 January 1891
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.138 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 9 August 1892
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Has read a paper at the Royal Society on a multiple induction-coil machine. Sends Huxley a copy, and photographs of its effects. A serious accident to Lady Armstrong

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.140
Date range 9 August 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.140 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 20 January 1893
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Lady Armstrong makes slow progress. Is busy with electrical experiments. Is preparing Centenary Address for Newcastle Literary Society, of which he has been President for 30 years
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.142
Date range 20 January 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.142 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 12 September 1893
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Thanks for sympathy on Lady Armstrong's death
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.144
Date range 12 September 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.144 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from ARMSTRONG, (Sir) William George, 1st Baron, FRS (1810-1900), 29 October 1900
Sent from Rothbury, Northumberland

Thanks for gift of Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.145
Date range 29 October 1900
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.145 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), 10 May [1870]
Sent from Saffron Walden

Sends his St Paul. The motives for which he undertook it

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.149
Date range 10 May 1870
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.149 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), 13 February 1873
Sent from Harrow, London

His sympathy with Huxley's views. Predicts a religious revolution as great as the Reformation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.155
Date range 13 February 1873
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.155 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), [1870]
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Dr Sarazin proposes to translate Lay Sermons; he is quite competent; asks Huxley to send him the book

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.151
Date range 1870
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.151 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), 9 November 1871
Sent from Harrow, London

Is sending a copy of his account of Schools in France, etc [The Popular Education of France with notices of that of Holland and Switzerland, London, 1861]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.152
Date range 9 November 1871
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.152 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to Mrs Huxley from ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), 13 January 1872
Sent from Harrow, London

On Huxley's health and journey abroad
Letter written to Mrs Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.153
Date range 13 January 1872
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.153 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), 27 October [1873]
Sent from Harrow, London

Invitation to dinner

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.156
Date range 27 October 1873
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.156 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), 22 November [1873]
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Asks Huxley's advice as to publishers' agreements and contracts

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.157
Date range 22 November 1873
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.157 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), 8 December 1875
Sent from Westminster, London

Is indebted to Spinoza and not to the German biblical critics. On the character of Christ

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.159
Date range 8 December 1875
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.159 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), 28 March [1877]
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Sending his Last Essays. Asks Huxley's opinion on what he has written as to Butler

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.161
Date range 28 March 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.161 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), 17 October 1880
Sent from Cobham, Surrey

Thanks for Huxley's discourse. [The Collected Essays of Thomas Henry Huxley iii, 134]. Has re-read Huxley's Hume, which is not sufficiently biographical

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.163
Date range 17 October 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.163 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888), 9 February nd
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Thanks for book, not named

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.165
Date range 9 February
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.165 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ASHCROFT, Robert (1805-1876) [Town Clerk of Preston, 1852-1875], 17 June 1869
Sent from Preston, Lancashire

Asks Huxley to visit proposed extension of waterworks and to give evidence in support of application for Parliament. [See HAWKSLEY, T, No 1]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.166
Date range 17 June 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.166 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter from T H Huxley to ASHCROFT, Robert (1805-1876) [Town Clerk of Preston, 1852-1875], [18 June 1869]
Sent from London

When consenting to report, a condition was made that Huxley neither supported the application nor opposed it, but was to give an independent opinion, and he therefore declines to give evidence
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.168
Date range 18 June 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.168 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ASHCROFT, Robert (1805-1876) [Town Clerk of Preston, 1852-1875], 21 June 1869
Sent from London

Has been before Committee who decided opponents have no locus standi. Bill will therefore not be opposed

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.170
Date range 21 June 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.170 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ASHTON, Thomas, 30 April 1873
Sent from Manchester

On the benefaction of certain friends [cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 366; Life and Letters of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker ii, 183; More Letters of Charles Darwin i, 72; See DARWIN, C R, No 127]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.171
Date range 30 April 1873
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.171 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from ATKINSON, Edmund Willis (1855-1936), 14 January 1894
Sent from Camberley, Surrey

Corrects a German quotation in one of Huxley's essays

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.173
Date range 14 January 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.173 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AUSTEN, (Godwin-Austen), Robert Alfred Cloyne, FRS (1808-1884) [He assumed the additional surname of Godwin by Royal Licence in 1854], 22 November [1852]
Sent from Chilworth [Hampshire or Surrey]

[To Edward Forbes]. Geology of Isle of Wight; extravagance of Duke of Wellington's funeral; is going to Boulogne

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.177
Date range 22 November 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.177 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AUSTEN, (Godwin-Austen), Robert Alfred Cloyne, FRS (1808-1884) [He assumed the additional surname of Godwin by Royal Licence in 1854], 29 November [1852]
Sent from Chilworth [Hampshire or Surrey]

[To Forbes]. Heavy rains and floods; meeting of Geological Society to elect President

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.179
Date range 29 November 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.179 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AUSTEN, (Godwin-Austen), Robert Alfred Cloyne, FRS (1808-1884) [He assumed the additional surname of Godwin by Royal Licence in 1854], 8 July [1859]
Sent from Chilworth [Hampshire or Surrey]

Has heard rumours of the Yelverton affair. [William Charles Yelverton, afterwards 4th Viscount Avonmore (1824-1883), was engaged in litigation for ten years concerning his marriage in 1857, which he afterwards repudiated, and in 1858 married the widow of Edward Forbes. The validity of the first marriage was upheld by the House of Lords in 1864. See Dictionary of National Biography, sub voce Longworth, Maria Theresa]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.181
Date range 8 July 1859
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.181 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AUSTEN, (Godwin-Austen), Robert Alfred Cloyne, FRS (1808-1884) [He assumed the additional surname of Godwin by Royal Licence in 1854], 30 March [1863]
Sent from Chilworth [Hampshire or Surrey]

Has read Man's Place in Nature and discusses it, especially geological evidence

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.183
Date range 30 March 1863
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.183 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AUSTEN, (Sir) William Chandler Roberts, FRS (1843-1902), [1885?]
Sent from the Royal Mint, London

[Beginning missing]. On primitive iron-working

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.185
Date range 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.185 Box Number 10 Series 1a
Letter to T H Huxley from AUSTEN, (Sir) William Chandler Roberts, FRS (1843-1902), 20 August [1892]
Sent from Dieppe, France

Congratulates Huxley on appointment as Privy Councillor

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 10.187
Date range 20 August 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 10.187 Box Number 10 Series 1a

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