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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Lecture notes, 1884-1886

Identifier: Coll-74/7
Scope and Contents

The Lecture notes series consists of:

  1. Notes and printed abstracts.
Dates: 1884-1886

Lecture on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles', 1884

Identifier: Coll-74/7/1
Scope and Contents

Notes for 5 lectures on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles' given to the Royal Institution in 1884, along with printed abstracts. Sir Archibald Geikie focused on geological formations around the British Isles, with comparisons from European and North American locations, looking at the materials of which they are composed and the processes which went into their creation.

Dates: 1884

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

Identifier: Coll-74/7/2
Scope and Contents

Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.

Dates: 1886

Lectures on Geology, 1832-1833

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/8 (Lyell 8)
Scope and Contents

Lectures on geology consists of:

  1. manuscript lecture notes for lectures given at King's College London and the Royal Institution and a printed programme for a series of lectures given at King's College London in 1833 (1832-1833).
Dates: 1832-1833

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir Frederick Joseph Bramwell, 06 February 1889

Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/62
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir Frederick Joseph Bramwell in his capacity as Honarary Secretary of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, asking Geikie if he could speak one Friday evening after Easter, possibly the 07 June 1889.

Dates: 06 February 1889

Notebook No.155, January 1848- May 1848

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 6: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/155
Scope and Contents This black notebook contains a record of Charles Lyell’s discussions, ideas, and recordings when in London, starting in January 1848 and including some focus on ’Americana’ before his second travels in American was published in 1849. The first pages (and from p 78] are notes on pages and references relating to the other American notebooks - which could be publishing related or organisational. It covers conversations, queries, and discussions he started in America including geological,...
Dates: January 1848- May 1848

Press cuttings,mounted on paper, of Ewart's Royal Institution Lectures, April-May 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/5/4
Scope and Contents

Ewart delivered a series of three lectures on zebras and zebra hybrids at the Royal Institution between April and May 1899. Most of the cuttings are mounted on 'Press Notices' paper from Street's Advertising Offices, London.

Dates: April-May 1899

Publication proofs and lecture syllabuses, 1867-1881

Identifier: Coll-74 Gen. 522/3
Scope and Contents

The Publication proofs and lecture syllabuses series consists of:

  1. lecture syllabuses, 1867-1869
  2. publication proofs, 1879 and 1881.
Dates: 1867-1881

Royal Institution of Great Britain: Syllabus of a Course of Three Lectures on the Origin of Land-Surfaces by Archibald Geikie, FRS, 1867-1868

Identifier: Coll-74/8/2
Scope and Contents

Syllabus for a series of 3 lectures Sir Archibald Geikie gave to The Royal Insitution of Great Britain in 1869, broadly focusing on valleys, hills and mountains, erosion, geological structure and related subjects.

Dates: 1867-1868

Additional filters:

Lectures and Lecturing 6
Erosion 3
Europe 3
Geology 3
Great Britain 3
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Landscape 3
London (England) 3
Volcanic Activity 3
Volcanoes 3
Alps 2
Bristol Channel 2
County Donegal Ireland 2
Dykes (Geology) 2
Geological Time 2
Great Glen (Scotland) 2
Hebrides (Scotland) 2
Ireland 2
Lake District (England) 2
Mountains 2
Norway 2
Old Red Sandstone 2
Plateaus 2
Rock Types 2
Scandinavia 2
Scotland 2
Snowdon (Wales) 2
Wales 2
Arctic Ocean 1
Armagh (Northern Ireland : County) 1
Arran Buteshire Scotland 1
Atlantic Ocean 1
Authors and Publishers 1
Avon, River (Gloucestershire-Avon, England) 1
Ayrshire Scotland 1
Baltic Sea 1
Banffshire Scotland 1
Basalt 1
Belgium 1
Berwickshire (Scotland) 1
Bosses (Geology) 1
Botany 1
Brecon (Wales) 1
Buckie (Scotland) 1
Campsie (Scotland) 1
Cheshire (England) 1
Classical Civilisation 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
Clwyd (Wales) 1
Clyde River Valley (Scotland) 1
Coal 1
Coastal Landforms 1
Cork Ireland 1
Cornwall England 1
Cotswold Hills (England) 1
County Antrim Northern Ireland 1
Derbyshire (England) 1
Devon England 1
Dover, Strait of 1
Drainage 1
Dumbarton Dunbartonshire Scotland 1
Earth Movements 1
Earth Sculpture 1
Edinburgh -- Scotland 1
England 1
English Channel 1
Escarpments 1
Faults (Geology) 1
Fintry (Scotland) 1
Formations (Geology) 1
Fossils 1
France 1
Galway (Ireland) 1
Garlton Hills (Scotland) 1
Geography 1
Geology, Stratigraphic Archaean 1
Geology, Stratigraphic Cambrian 1
Geology, Stratigraphic Carboniferous 1
Geology, Stratigraphic Cretaeceous 1
Geology, Stratigraphic Devonian 1
Geology, Stratigraphic Jurassic 1
Geology, Stratigraphic Tertiary 1
Geology, Stratigraphic Triassic 1
Geology, Structural 1
Germany 1
Granite 1
Highlands Scotland 1
Humber, River (England) 1
Hybrids 1
Ice Sheets 1
Iceland 1
Irish Sea Europe 1
Isle of Bute Buteshire Scotland 1
Isle of Man 1
Isle of Mull Argyllshire Scotland 1
Isle of Skye Inverness-shire Scotland 1
Kerry (Ireland) 1
Lakes 1
Lakes, Former 1
Lanarkshire (Scotland) 1
Largo Largo Scotland 1
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