De la Beche, Thomas, 1796-1855 (English geologist, palaeontologist)
- Existence: 10 February 1796 – 13 April 1855
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 2
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains Lyell's notes, queries, and references to other works and geologists. The notebook also contains sketches, and notes are 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 Transkribus. When known, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions have been expanded...
Dates: October 1833- March 1834
Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 5
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from 1 August to 18 September 1844 while in London. It then continues through 26 September to 2 October in York. He visits T.S. Spedding at Mirehouse on Bassenthwaite. The final section of the notebook, through 21 October, pertains to Lyell and Michael Faraday’s participation in an inquiry of the 1844 Haswell coal mine explosion that killed 95 people. Notes are in a mixture of pencil and ink. The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook...
Dates: 1 August 1844-18 September 1844
Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 9
Scope and Contents This black Notebook is annotated with Lyell's name, address at 73 Harley Street, London. The Notebook begins with the end a tour of Devon - started in the previous Notebook 257 - with Lyell in Barnstaple. Mostly written by Buckley, there are sections of very poor writing at times, which could be Lyell's own. From Devon to Bristol Clifton Bridge and Bath. Time following up queries and visiting the British Museum in London is followed by train to Glasgow with Mary and Leonard, then to the Isle of...
Dates: 22 April 1870-3 July 1871