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Conrad, T.A., 1803-1877 (American paleontologist and malacologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 21 June 1803 - 9 August 1877

Created for

Charles Lyell Project, June 2021

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Letters from Conrad, T. A, to Charles Lyell, February 1840 - 12 August 1853

 File — Box Box 1.2: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/50
Scope and Contents Letter from Timothy Abbott Conrad concerning fossil and shell specimens, the geological age of Canada shells, number of extinct shells in fluviatile deposits, number of freshwater shells in Middle and Lower Tertiary strata and the localities of tertiary strata and their fossils, February 1840; Letter describing a voyage to the Gulf of Mexico where he made observations on fossil shells and rock types of the Florida Keys, Tampa Bay and the Mississippi River, 17 October 1845; Letter...
Dates: February 1840 - 12 August 1853

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.95, December 1841- January 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/95
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through Richmond, Virginia, and Charleston, South Carolina. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries. The index is located at the back of the notebook. 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: December 1841- January 1842

Notebook No.96, January 1842- January 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/96
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through South Carolina and Georgia, including a trip down Savannah river. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries. The index is located at the back of the notebook. 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...
Dates: January 1842- January 1842

Notebook No.97, January 1842- January 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/97
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through Savannah, Georgia and the Santee canal (a trip with Dr. Ravenel). Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries, with sketches. The index is located at the back of the notebook. 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...
Dates: January 1842- January 1842

Notebook No.98, February 1842- April 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/98
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to New York. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries, lists, and sketches. The covers are plain, and the edges of the pages are tipped in green ink. There is a plan for New York on p. 37. The index is located at the back of the notebook. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied...
Dates: February 1842- April 1842

Notebook No.102, June 1842- June 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/102
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through Toronto, Ontario; Kingston, Ontario; Gananoque, Quebec; Montreal, Quebec; Burlington, Vermont. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries, as well as comparisons to other geological phenomena. The index is located at the back of the notebook. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index",...
Dates: June 1842- June 1842

Notebook No.126, 3 December 1845 - 12 December 1845

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/126
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from December 3, 1845 to December 12, 1845 upon leaving Boston and traveling to Philadelphia, with visits in New Haven, Connecticut and New York City, and further enroute to Washington, D.C. The notes are comprised of discussions about politics and religion, supplemented by commentary about social life, in New England and the United States more broadly, plus field notes, observations, and sketches concerned with geology and natural history,...
Dates: 3 December 1845 - 12 December 1845

Notebook No.128, 25 December 1845 - 2 January 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/128
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from December 25 1845 to January 2nd 1846 while traveling through Charleston (South Carolina), Savannah (Georgia), and Darien (Georgia). The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 115 and nine unumbered pages. Notes are in pencil and ink and include field sketches. An X is used to mark a pencil cross made at certain entries. A date written in the left margin has been inserted at the beginning of the appropriate...
Dates: 25 December 1845 - 2 January 1846

Notebook No.133, 7 February 1846 - 20 February 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/133
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from February 7th to February 20th, 1846 while traveling around the Mobile and Tuscaloosa areas of Alabama. The index is located in the back of the notebook on 10 uncounted pages with the final page pasted to the top of page 1. Notes are in pencil and ink and include field sketches. Content warning: Lyell uses his Scientific Notebooks to gather evidence, based on both his own observation, by...
Dates: 7 February 1846 - 20 February 1846