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Lyell, Mary, Lady (nee Horner)



  • Existence: 1808-1873

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Lady Mary Lyell from Joseph Clark, 7 April 1863

Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 554-555
Scope and Contents Letter to Lady Mary Lyell from J. Clark expressing his surprise and pain at an attack made upon Sir Charles Lyell at the Athenaeum, 7 April 1863.
Dates: 7 April 1863

Letter to Mary [Lyell] from [Charles James Bunbury], c 1850

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 42-44
Scope and Contents Letter to Mary [Lyell] from [Charles James Bunbury] giving barometrical observations in feet which were taken on the Island of Gran Canaria. Bunbury states that he has passed these measurements to Dr Hooker in order that he might verify them, 1850s.
Dates: c 1850

Notebook No.49, June 1833- June 1833

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 2
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/49
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains pencil and ink descriptions, sketches, daily log journals of field trips in France and Germany. An entry on "lessons from Deshayes on shells is identified as Mary Lyell's handwriting." Lyell's Own Index p. 1, Deshayes, lessons in Conchology p. 22, Clermont to Verdun, section p. 24,32,34, St. Michiel, drawings p. 46, Ruvois, oolite p. 46, Oolite escarpm[ent] Verdun p. 48, [Oolite]...
Dates: June 1833- June 1833

Notebook No.64, 8 April 1837- June 1837

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/64
Scope and Contents Of dark green leather, this notebook contains Charles Lyell's thoughts and observations while on a trip to Copenhagen with his wife Mary Lyell. On the front cover is written "London - Copenhagen April to June 1837 A". In the inside cover Lyell's address is written; "Mr C Lyell 16 Hart Street Bloomsbury Square". Contents include lists of queries and views held by specific individuals, observations in prose, and sketch illustrations. The notebook is written in red and black ink and...
Dates: 8 April 1837- June 1837