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Morris, John, 1810-1886 (English geologist)


Updated for

Charles Lyell Project, May 2021

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence: John Edward Marr to C Neaves, 1852-1899

Identifier: Coll-74/12/16
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence: John Edward Marr to C Neaves sub-series consists of:

  1. 54 letters, alphabetically arranged (1852-1899)
Dates: 1852-1899

Letter from Morris, John, to Charles Lyell, 6 January 1859

 File — Box Box 3.3: Series Coll-203/B1
Identifier: Coll-203/B1/72
Scope and Contents

Letter regarding identification of shells.

Dates: 6 January 1859

Notebook No.63, August 1836- April 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/63
Lyell's Own Index This black leather notebook contains Lyell's notes on current scholarship from other well-known natural history colleagues, including Darwin, Deshayes, Blackadder, Owen, and more. Notes are made in pencil and ink with some sketches. The index is pasted to the back cover, and the front cover is blank. This notebook has a reference in the index on page 56, to 'Darwin St Helena Shells' which links to a specimen held by the Cockburn Geological Museum reference EUCM.0180.2013....
Dates: August 1836- April 1837

Notebook No.111, July 1843-11 August 1843

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/111
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from his travels through France (started in previous notebook, Number 110), London, and Bristol (continued in following notebook Number 112). It is dated July to Aug 11th 1843. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily field notes. The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-116. Lyell's own index Index. July to Aug[ust] 11th 1843. France - London -...
Dates: July 1843-11 August 1843

Notebook No.245, 6 November 1860- March 1861

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/245
Scope and Contents Teal coloured leather Notebook, the index appears at the back of the book. On this occasion, Lyell creates the index chronologically, with the dates noted first, then page numbers and subjects. The notebook starts with Lyell in London. He creates a table for calculating the rate of rising of land. He is preparing to travel to Paris – listing maps and books to take, Notebooks which document earlier visits to Amiens, Abbeville, articles to read etc. Page 44 notes the weights of both Charles...
Dates: 6 November 1860- March 1861