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Letter from Thomas McCulloch to the Senate of the University of Edinburgh

Item is a letter concerning Thomas McCulloch's donation of a North American insect specimen (from Nova Scotia) to the University of Edinburgh, via Professor Jameson, for the university's museum. The letter discusses Nova Scotia's Scottish connections, Presbyterian religion, the Pictou Academy, and the advocates for the conference of honorary degrees on the Honourable Sampson Salter Blowers, the Chief Justice of Nova Scotia; the Honourable James Stewart; and the Honourable Brenton Halyburton.

Correspondence concerning "Encyclopaedia Universalis"

File contains correspondence with Claude Gregory, John Dodge, F. Weizsacker, Jean R. de Salis, John Kendrew, P. Kapitza, Salvatore Quasimodo, Daniele Bovet, Georg Likacs, D. Lavergne, Linus Pauling, S. Radhakrishnan, C.F. Weizsacker, Werner Heisenberg, Robert Forbes, Robert Hutchins, and Theodor Svedberg. Correspondence mainly includes invitations to join the Encyclopedia Universalis' project. Also includes comments written about the encyclopedia by Marcello Colocci (on the "Physics" and "Chemistry" pieces) and Guiseppe Barbreri (on the "Geography" section). Contains English, Italian, and German correspondence.

Photograph of the University of Bonn

Item is a photographic slide depicting the University of Bonn in Germany. There are several groups or individual people walking past, including a man working on cleaning the walkway.

Photograph of Beuel from Bonn

Item is a photographic slide depicting Bonn-Beuel, one of the four municipalities of Bonn, Germany. The photo is taken from Bonn across the river.

Photograph of the Mosel Valley from Lasserg

Item is a photographic slide of a mountain by the Mosel Valley from Lasserg, Germany. The Mosel Valley (also spelled Moselle) borders on three countries including Germany, and is famous for its wine.

Photograph of the main entrance at Tivoli Gardens

Item is a photographic slide of the main entrance at Tivoli Gardens, an amusement park and garden in Copenhagen, Denmark. The entrance is a tall arch with "Tivoli" written across it and a Danish flag on top. Unidentified people, cars, and bicycles are going by in front.

'W' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Gil Winham, Canadian External Affairs, and the Delegation of Suriname to United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS) III. File also includes a project proposal for "Science and Technology for Development and Disarmament," by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, and a report from the twenty-third United Nations General Assembly.

'W' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with G. Weiss, G. Wassenberg, and Ambassador Karl Wolf, including a copy of the report "Fish Used to Eradicate Paddy-field Mosquitoes" by Song Ming.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Ambassador Nicolas Salom Franco

File contains correspondence with Ambassador Franco, the Colombian ambassador to Finland. Some correspondence concerns the Training Programme, and the need to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS), and the United States opposition to UNCLoS. The file also includes a draft syllabus for a training course, with correspondence, and a budget.

'C - G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Alex Comfort, V. Dedijer, Da Capo Press Inc., Encyclopedia of the Sea, Rita Ettl, Fayard Editions, Peter Fricke, FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Donald Gledhill, and Jay Goldburg Cousteau Society.

'C' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with the Commission of the European Communities, Rallph Collier, Consumers Union of US Inc., Centre d'Architecture de la Mer, Jerrgen Claus, Mae Cullin, Rafael Castello-Valdis, Ray Canterbury, Jonathan Charney, CBS, Nigel Calder (on "The Blue Revolution"), Michelle Canterella, and "Conjunctions."

'U' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with M.J. Anstee (Department of Technical Co-operation for Development) and K. Mushakoji (UN University - with "The United Nations University's Next Stage: Statement before the Sixteenth Session of the Council of the UN University on 1 December 1980"). File also includes handwritten notes by Elisabeth Mann Borgese for a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) talk (on the new industrial revolution and the oceans).
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