Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
The Sunday Times, 25 May, 1950: 'They called him "Dafty" - yet we owe radio to his theories'.
The Scotsman, 31 July 1961: 'Physicist to be commemorated: [Edinburgh] Academy laboratory opening today.
Letters to Edward Everard senior are mostly endorsed by him with dates of sending and of receipt.
Photocopy of inscription signed by Forbes on the inside of a book awarded as a prize to Peter Guthrie Tait., 1848
The book was 'An Essay on Comets which gained the first of Dr Fellowes's prizes presented to those who had attended the University of Edinburgh within the last twleve years' by David Milne, A.M., F.R.S.E. (Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1828).
Delights of Saturday nights (chapel at 8 a.m. rather than 7 a.m. on Sundays and no lectures); nature of Sunday morning breakfast parties (no hot food from the kitchen). Spencer Horatio Walpole elected as M.P. for the university on the withdrawl of the Hon. George Denman. He had intended a longer letter but on 14 February decides to send it as it is.
Margaret Archer Porter married Peter Guthrie Tait on 13 October 1857.
Photocopy of printed citation for Peter Guthrie Tait as a Royal Medallist of the Royal Society., 1886
The receipt of the items is detailed in LC/M as noted.
Photocopy of verses, 'The F.R.S.E.', by Maxwell and Tait on the Edinburgh water supply from St Mary's Loch., 1871
Punning on F[ellow of the] R[oyal] S[ociety of] E[dinburgh] and Pharisee.
The first 14 lines by Maxwell, the last 8 by Tait.
Reference is to the 1871 Edinburgh water controversy.
The text is annotated and amplified by Peter Guthrie Tait.