Prestwich, Sir Joseph, 1812-1896 (Fellow of the Royal Society | Geologist)
- Existence: 12 March 1812 – 23 June 1896
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 9
Scope and Contents This dark green Notebook documents Lyell's work whilst in London, and on location in Suffolk and Kent, Lyell is considering the antiquity of man, flints, hatchets and heights and depths of sea levels. The two previous notebooks 246 and 247 - have no indexes. This notebook is the first one featuring Lyell's Secretary, Arabella Buckley. Born in 1840, Buckley started to work as secretary to Lyell at the age of 24, and remained with him until his death in 1875. The index starts in...
Dates: 30 March 1863-29 July 1863