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Bayfield, Henry Wolsey, Captain, 1795-1885 (British naval officer and surveyor)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 21 January 1795 - 10 February 1885

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Letters from Bayfield, Henry Wolsey to Charles Lyell, 4 May 1834 - 24 February 1867

 File — Box Box 1.1: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/13
Scope and Contents Summarised by Lyell as 1) Captain Bayfield. Cliffs of sand and clay of Lake Erie 2) transport of rocks by icebergs etc. fossils of Beaufort formation 3) Boulders 4) mingling of Tert[iary]and Recent shells - ballast with fossils from English strata thrown into St. Lawrence. Recent and Tert[iary] shells sent home. Boulders 5) List of Genera (according to Lamarck) found by Captain Bayfield in the Gulf and River St Lawrence 6) Contortion in sand hills carried by...
Dates: 4 May 1834 - 24 February 1867

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.73, 22 November 1838-13 March 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/73
Scope and Contents The red leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's geological observations, sketches, some essays with queries, and a list of species names of the Geological Society Museum collection. There are many references to Charles Darwin. The index is on p. 140, inside back cover. 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...
Dates: 22 November 1838-13 March 1839

Notebook No.74, March 1839 - May 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/74
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook focusses on Charles Lyell's study of Norwich shells and crags, with George Sowerby and others. Other than a tour of Cambridge, he seems to be based in London in this notebook. He lists specimens and queries for colleagues including other collectors, such as Captain Alexander, and Mrs. Powers [Madame Jeannette Power, who is noted in the Magazine of Natural history 1839 as having formed a collection of Argonauta in 1838, and publishes in 1839]. From p. 19 and p. 46,...
Dates: March 1839 - May 1839

Notebook No.75, 3 May 1839 - 4 June 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/75
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook continues Charles Lyell's work on listing Crag and Touraine shells and specimens from notebook 74, with GB Sowerby, queries for colleagues and observations on other's collections - Captain Alexander, and Mrs. Power's [sic Madame Jeannette Power, who is noted in the Magazine of Natural history 1839 as having formed a collection of Argonauta in 1838]. Lyell appears to be based soley in London in the notebook. P.25 illustrates his thoughts on extinct shells on one side...
Dates: 3 May 1839 - 4 June 1839

Notebook No.79, 21 October 1839- February 1840

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/79
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes in pencil and ink, field notes, thinking and 'to do' lists. There are many references to Darwin; 'Elements' published - and page 79 includes workings on edits. Index is in written in alphabetical order at the back of the notebook. The front and back covers are blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and...
Dates: 21 October 1839- February 1840

Notebook No.86, 8 December 1840-4 February 1841

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/86
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes in ink, occasional pencil, mostly relates to notes on Touraine shells and notes by Mr Bunbury. Short index written in the back of the notebook, along with a list of Touraine shells - and there are links between this list and correspondence with Colonel E.R. Wood. Covers are blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the...
Dates: 8 December 1840-4 February 1841

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.101, June 1842- June 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/101
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through Lake Erie, Buffalo, NY; Niagara, NY; and Queenstown, Ontario. 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: June 1842- June 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