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Museum of Economic Geology (1841-)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie, 20 September 1856

Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/70
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie discussing differences between the liass formations (jurassic) in Gloucestershire and Skye. He reports that there is no sandstone in Gloustershire. He describes some fossils he has found and a liassic reef covered with grass. He reports that he will be sending some specimens to the Museum of Economic Geology and would appreciate any samples which Geikie could spare. He adds a post script that he has lost a ticket sent by Geikie and requests a...
Dates: 20 September 1856

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from W.L. Carnegie, 1841

Identifier: Coll-203/3/26
Scope and Contents Letter with envelope to Sir Charles Lyell from W. L. Carnegie asking for information and advice on geological matters. He requests that Lyell might tell him where to find publications of Lyell's work and which publication about Trap he should buy. He discusses his work at quarries near Newcastle and relates a story (with diagram) about contractors there. He also mentions that he has discovered a quarry with superior material and expects to be able to supply Arbroath with cheap, high quality...
Dates: 1841