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Sedgwick, Adam, 1785-1873 (geologist and professor of geology, University of Cambridge)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 22 March 1785 – 27 January 1873

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Correpondence relating to Sir Roderick Impey Murchison's dispute with Adam Sedgwick about Silurian classification, c1852

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/10/3
Scope and Contents The correpondence relating to Sir Roderick Impey Murchison's dispute with Adam Sedgwick about Silurian classification consists of:
  1. correspondence
  2. notes and related papers

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

 Sub-Series
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)

Correspondence: John Phillips to Frederick William Rudler, 1845-1901

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/18
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: John Phillips to Frederick William Rudler sub-series consists of:
  1. 40 letters, alphabetically arranged (1845-1901)

Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1827-1871

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/10
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison series consists of: letters from Murchison to his wife, 1854 and 1857 miscellaneous correspondence and notes (including letters to Sir Archibald Geikie) 1831-1871 correspondence relating to Murchison's dispute with Adam Sedgwick regarding Silurian classification 1838 and 1852-1866 assorted correspondence,...

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Henry William Bristow, 18 May 1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/66
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Henry William Bristow thanking him for his gift of a copy of his work Life of Sir Roderick I. Murchison, Bart. : based on his journals and letters with notices of his scientific contemporaries and a sketch of the rise and growth of Palaeozoic geology in Britain, ( 1875) . He hopes that the publication will not reopen the historical controversy between Sir Roderick Impey Murchison and Adam Sedgwick.

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter, 9 July 1850

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 495-496
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter concerning the identification of a sample fossil from the Nummulites species, the engagement of a draughtsman, the contents of a paper read by Williamson at the Royal Microscopic Society concerning Ortbitolina and foraminefera and an invitation to dinner. 09 July 1850.

Minute Book No IV, 17 October 1850 - 04 June 1857

 Item — Volume: MS 2917.4
Identifier: Coll-43/1/4
Scope and Contents 2 notebooks pasted together containing minutes of meetings. Membership details include: details of new and retiring members and those who attended each meeting. A list of names and address for members in 1858 is pasted into the back of the book. The financial affairs of the Society are reported, and the annual report for 1850 is pasted into the front of the book. The reading of member's papers are minuted, along with the resultant discussions, although many abstracts have been...