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Lartet, Edouard William, 1801-1871 (French geologist and paleontologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 15 April 1801 - 28 January 1871

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letters from Lartet, Édouard to Charles Lyell, 6 January 1857 - 7 March 1869

 File — Box Box 1.8: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/159
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: 6 January 1857 - 7 March 1869

Notebook No.239, 29 July 1859-11 August 1859

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 8: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/239
Scope and Contents This red leather bound notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through France - Amiens - Paris - Le Puy. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries. The index is located at the back of the notebook. Lyell's own index July 1859 Index - Amiens & Paris p. 6 and 7 Amiens - levels obtained by Prestwich of heights at Abbeville p. 8. Lartet's address. p. 10. M....
Dates: 29 July 1859-11 August 1859

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

Notebook No.249, 30 July 1863- April 1864

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/249
Scope and Contents Red leather bound notebook, dated July 30 1863 to April 1864 covering Lyell's research in Wales, including mountains - Moel Tryfan, Snowdon - quarries caves and beaches. Lists significant corrections necessary for 'Antiquity of Man'. Lyell's own index Index July 30 1863 to April 1864 p. 1 Llanberis. Lakes of - [Llanberis] Perched block - Tarn near in [perched block] p. 3 Absence of shells...
Dates: 30 July 1863- April 1864

Notebook No.260, 27 September 1871-7 May 1872

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/260
Scope and Contents Red leather Notebook starts at Penrith, as Lyell then travels south, via Appleby, Lancaster to Lichfield, to London then Folkestone and into France. He travels with Mary, Hughes, Beovill, and meets with many experts along the way. Most of the notebook is written by Buckley, who orders the narrative by date using the Itinerary – with sections added by Lyell in poor writing, and others – perhaps Mary, as well as local people noting down journey times. Whilst travelling in France, Lyell makes...
Dates: 27 September 1871-7 May 1872