Skip to main content

Prestwich, Sir Joseph, 1812-1896 (Fellow of the Royal Society | Geologist)



  • Existence: 12 March 1812 – 23 June 1896

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Archibald Geikie, correpondence

Identifier: Coll-1815/2
Scope and Contents Letters to Sir Archibald Geike from: Hicks, Henry (25 Oct. 1887); Hooker, Joseph Dalton (Sir) (May 1890); Horne, John (5 Jun. 1898); Huxley, Thomas Henry (17 May 1862); Kidston, Robert (3 Aug. 1883); Lapworth, Charles (Sir) (16 Nov. 1898); Lyell, Charles (Sir) (31 Mar. 1860); Marcon, Jules (5 Jan. 1871); Marcon, Jules (30 Apr. 1878); Milne, John (15 Aug. 1895); Peach, Benjamin Neve (19 Oct. 1898); Prestwich, Joseph (Sir) (15 May 1892?); Scrope, G. Poulett (1866?); Sorby, Henry...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1840s-1940s

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

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)
Dates: 1845-1901

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie N-Z, late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-74/16
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie N-Z series consists of:
  1. letters alphabetically arranged by sender, including those from Sir Joseph Prestwich, Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay and the Royal Society
  2. lectures by James Geikie
  3. postcards
  4. obituaries
Dates: late 19th century

Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, Pe-Sh, 1832-1873

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 4639-5247
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, Pe-Sh consists of:
  1. letters from colleagues and acquaintances from around the world including fellow scientists such as William Pengelly, Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay, Sir John Richardson, A.H. Rhind, and Sir Joseph Prestwich (1832-1873).
Dates: 1832-1873

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter, 18 April 1863

Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 497-498
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter, with envelope, accompanying the return of a signed book which had been sent in error. Discusses a public letter by Falconer accusing Lyell of plagiarism in his conclusions to the [book]. Refers to an item in the Athenaeum concerning the Abbeville jaw. 18 April 1863.
Dates: 18 April 1863

Professional Correspondence, 1872-1917

Identifier: Coll-99/2
Scope and Contents c200 letters, chronologically arranged, including those from J Peter Lesley, Sir Joseph Prestwich, Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, Grove Karl Gilbert, Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker and James Dwight Dana. Subjects covered include many aspects of geology and related matters.
Dates: 1872-1917