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Cuvier, Georges, 1769- 1832 (French zoologist and statesman)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 23 August 1769 - 13 May 1832

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.2, 1825- 1826

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/2
Scope and Contents This notebook is complete, written by Lyell in ink, and featuring diverse subjects like fine art, museums, education, reform, and notes on geological advancements from Europe. 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, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions have been...
Dates: 1825- 1826

Notebook No.4, May 1827- June 1827

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/4
Scope and Contents This notebook is a mix of geological observations, ruminations, and illustrations, Lyell also writes on law, society, and the church. A light natural leather journal, the cover reads "Index inside C" in ink. The notebook is written in pencil and ink. 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: May 1827- June 1827

Notebook No.28, July 1829- July 1829

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/28
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains notes, sketches, and hasty descriptions on Norfolk geology and submarine currents. On the front cover is written the number 3, and Index is glued to the back cover. The contents are mostly artistic sketches within some hasty descriptions. Pencil and ink. Spine is highly fragile. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the...
Dates: July 1829- July 1829

Notebook No.39, November 1830 - February 1831

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/39
Scope and Contents This is a plain leather brown notebook which contains notes for the 2nd volume of Principles of Geology, on a multitude of subjects and referencing work by other emininent geologists, Lamarck and Cuvier. The first few pages have been cut out. Lyell's notes are mostly in pen, many drafts with slashes, and a few sketches. Transcription note: The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the...
Dates: November 1830 - February 1831