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Archiac, Adolphe d', 1802-1868 (Vicomte d'Archiac | French geologist and palaeontologist)

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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, A-B, 1829-1903

 Sub-Series — Box: Lyell Temp Box 1.1 (Formerly Gen 108)
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 1-494
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, A-B consists of:
  1. letters from colleagues and acquaintances from around the world including fellow scientists such as George Biddell Airy, Etienne Jules Adolph Desmier de St-Simon, James Scott Bowerbank and Charles James Fox Bunbury.
  2. (1829-1903)
Dates: 1829-1903

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

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/78
Scope and Contents This dark maroon colored 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 digital...
Dates: 12 August 1839-17 October 1839

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

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
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. When known,...
Dates: 5 February 1840-25 June 1840

Notebook No.85, 21 October 1840-8 December 1840

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/85
Scope and Contents This marbled paper and red leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's geological notes on Kinnordy and surrounding area, as well as other areas of Scotland, illustrated with a watercolor cross section on page 61. There are also 'to do' lists, notes on correspondence sent, meeting agendas and lists of persons to whom papers were sent, and notes on conversations with Agassiz. He makes more observations on glacial moraines, and lists of Faluns fossils. Notes are in pencil and ink and complete index...
Dates: 21 October 1840-8 December 1840

Notebook No.86, 8 December 1840-4 February 1841

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/86
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes in ink, occasional pencil, mostly relates to notes on Touraine shells and notes by Mr Bunbury. Short index written in the back of the notebook, along with a list of Touraine shells. Covers are blank. 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...
Dates: 8 December 1840-4 February 1841

Notebook No.111, July 1843-11 August 1843

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 5
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/111
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from his travels through France (started in previous notebook, Number 110), London, and Bristol (continued in following notebook Number 112). It is dated July to Aug 11th 1843. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily field notes. The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-116. Lyell's own index Index. July to Aug[ust] 11th 1843. France - London - Bristol...
Dates: July 1843-11 August 1843