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Lonsdale, William L, 1794-1871 (English geologist and palaeontologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 9 September 1794 - 11 November 1871

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Archibald Geikie, correpondence

 Series
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); Marcou, 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

Letters from Lonsdale, William L to Charles Lyell, 7 June 1838-29 September 1859

 File — Box Box 1.9: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/169
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series of correspondence is arranged alphabetically, A-Z, including one ‘Miscellaneous’ section within the 'M' series. Each correspondent has been assigned a file number – there may be several folders within that file, evidencing the longevity and depth of the relationship between Lyell and the correspondent - for example his brother in law Charles Bunbury. Lyell himself, Mary or Arabella Buckley have mostly recorded a summary of the contents of the correspondence, either on the...
Dates: 7 June 1838-29 September 1859

Notebook No.56, 20 May 1835-17 April 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/56
Scope and Contents This black leather notebook contains Lyell's notes on discussions with Richard Owen and William Lonsdale. Subjects are highly diverse and notes are made predominantly in ink. The index is organised pages related to dicussion with Owen and Lonsdale and is written in the last few pages of the book. The front cover is blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end...
Dates: 20 May 1835-17 April 1837

Notebook No.74, March 1839- May 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/74
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook include Charles Lyell's specimen lists and queries for colleagues. There are notes on Crag fossils, on p.57 Lyell discusses reasons for confusion over identification of species. On pp.90-91 are Lyell's notes from his visit to Suffolk to examine Crag, 17 April. The index is on p. 141, inside back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning...
Dates: March 1839- May 1839

Notebook No.75, 3 May 1839-4 June 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/75
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes and contain specimen lists, queries for colleagues, and notes on publication of new editions of Principles of Geology and Elements of Geology. Subjects are chiefly notes on fossil shells of Crag. The index is on p. 138-139. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital...
Dates: 3 May 1839-4 June 1839

Notebook No.78, 12 August 1839-17 October 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/78
Scope and Contents This dark maroon coloured leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's specimen lists, to do lists, notes from colleagues publications, sketches, many blank pages. Miscellaneous notes; pp.21-22 - References to Darwin's 'Glen Roy' paper. Front and back cover are blank, index is p. 115-6. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from...
Dates: 12 August 1839-17 October 1839

Notebook No.79, 21 October 1839- February 1840

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/79
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes in pencil and ink, field notes, thinking and 'to do' lists. There are many references to Darwin; 'Elements' published - and page 79 includes workings on edits. Index is in written in alphabetical order at the back of the notebook. The front and back covers are blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and...
Dates: 21 October 1839- February 1840

Notebook No.80, 5 February 1840-25 June 1840

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/80
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebooks contains inventories of shells and fossils, Lyell's thinking on geology. There are mentions of Darwin and Playfair; London and France; References to Darwin, Tertiary shells, etc. The index is on p. 113-116. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform Transkribus....
Dates: 5 February 1840-25 June 1840

Notebook No.87, February 1841- June 1841

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/87
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes which appear to be continuation of discussion on Touraine shells, notes of list of books to go to America, notes on correspondence sent and received, and notes on lectures. On p. 106 Lyell makes reference to Timothy Abbot Conrad's New York Geological Survey of 1840. The covers of the notebook are blank, the index is written on the last pages of the book. The following table of...
Dates: February 1841- June 1841

Notebook No.88, 16 June 1841-23 July 1841

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/88
Scope and Contents This green leather notebook contains diverse notes by Lyell, including lists, observations, sketches, and plans for future tours to Wales and North America. Notes are in pencil and ink. There is a sketch of a compass p. 21, and a list of books on American geology at the Geological Society of London on p. 101. The index is the last three pages of the notebook, both covers are unmarked. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words,...
Dates: 16 June 1841-23 July 1841