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Croll, James, 1821-1890 (physical geologist and Keeper of Maps and Correspondence, Geological Survey of Scotland)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence from Charles Robert Darwin, 09 December 1874

Identifier: Coll-74/11/12
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence from Charles Robert Darwin sub-series consists of:

  1. 1 letter (09 December 1874)
Dates: 09 December 1874

Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: Thomas Lauder Brunton to William Sweetland Dallas, 1857-1913

Identifier: Coll-74/11/10
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: Thomas Lauder Brunton to William Sweetland Dallas sub-series consists of:

  1. 74 letters to Sir Archibald Geikie, alphabetically arranged (1857-1913)
Dates: 1857-1913

Letters from Croll, James to Charles Lyell, 6 July 1866 - 29 March 1871

 File — Box Box 1.2: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/53
Scope and Contents Three folders of correspondence, from James Croll - the first 2 folders only have been catalogued, and which differ in detail of cataloguing, the first one being done to a high level of detail, the second only capturing the summary created by Lyell's team: Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll regarding the velocity of light and the effects that has on the temperature of the earth during the glacial period. He mentions the theories of Foucault, Le Verrier and Legrange, 1 March...
Dates: 6 July 1866 - 29 March 1871

Letters from Heath, John Moore to Charles Lyell, 22nd September 1865

 File — Box Box 1.6: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/126
Scope and Contents

Summarised as Attraction of Polar Ice - Cap. Refers to Croll's 'new theory'.
See also 'Miscelleanous and unidentified letters Coll-203/B2/3

Dates: 22nd September 1865

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Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) -- correspondence to 2
Professional Interaction 2
Education 1
Geological Mapping 1
Geological Surveys 1