Royal Institution of Great Britain (1799-:)
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/8 (Lyell 8)
Scope and Contents Lectures on geology consists of:
- 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).
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
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
Identifier: Coll-74 Gen. 522/3
Royal Institution of Great Britain: Syllabus of a Course of Three Lectures on the Origin of Land-Surfaces by Archibald Geikie, FRS, 1867-1868
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.