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Deshayes, Gerard Paul, 1795-1875 (French geologist and conchologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: May 13, 1795 - June 9, 1875

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Letters from Deshayes, Gerard Paul to Charles Lyell, 20 April 1831 - 24 June 1859

 File — Box Box 1.2: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll- 203/1/62
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series of correspondence is arranged alphabetically, A-Z, including one ‘Miscellaneous’ section within the 'M' series. Each correspondent has been assigned a file number – there may be several folders within that file, evidencing the longevity and depth of the relationship between Lyell and the correspondent - for example his brother in law Charles Bunbury.Lyell himself, Mary or Arabella Buckley have mostly recorded a summary of the contents of the correspondence, either on the...
Dates: 20 April 1831 - 24 June 1859

Notebook No.38, September 1830- September 1830

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/38
Scope and Contents This plain leather brown notebook contains notes on present and future changes, progressive development, climate in Paris, and lists to consult with Deshayes. The front cover is blank and the first few pages are missing. Lyell's notes are mostly in pen, and there are many drafts with slashes, few sketches. 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: September 1830- September 1830

Notebook No.43, August 1831- August 1831

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/43
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains Lyell's notes from London and Edinburgh, with lists including "luggage per steamboat" and packings lists, a draft of opening of a second volume, and a sketch of Edinburgh Castle hill with diagram of geological layers. Notes are written in pencil and ink, with many revisions. The front cover reads "August 1831, London, Edin[burgh]." The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from...
Dates: August 1831- August 1831

Notebook No.47, 27 August 1832-9 September 1832

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/47
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook, contains Lyell's lists of questions and queries, mostly on French geological phenomena. The cover reads August 1832, index pasted to the 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 surrogates using the platform Transkribus. When known, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions have...
Dates: 27 August 1832-9 September 1832

Notebook No.49, June 1833- June 1833

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
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....
Dates: June 1833- June 1833

Notebook No.57, 29 July 1834- July 1835

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/57
Scope and Contents This black leather notebook contains Lyells notes, with citations, on Deshayes' book 'Description des coquilles fossiles des environs de Paris'. The notebook also contains notes on Kinnordy, London, and Paris. Addresses of correspondents are throughout the notebook and referenced in Lyell's Own Index. The index is pasted to the back cover, and the front cover reads "No 57, July 1834 to July 1835, Kinnordy, London, Paris". The following...
Dates: 29 July 1834- July 1835

Notebook No.60, 22 August 1835-20 September 1835

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/60
Scope and Contents This blue leather notebook, contains Lyell's notes from Oberhansen, Switzerland to Bonn, Prussia. The front plate reads "No 60 August 22nd to September 20th 1835", and the index is pasted to the back cover. Contents are geological observations with sketches mostly in pencil, some 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...
Dates: 22 August 1835-20 September 1835

Notebook No.63, August 1836- April 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/63
Lyell's Own Index This black leather notebook contains Lyell's notes on current scholarship from other well-known natural history colleagues, including Darwin, Deshayes, Blackadder, Owen, and more. Notes are made in pencil and ink with some sketches. The index is pasted to the back cover, and the front cover is blank. This notebook has a reference in the index on page 56, to 'Darwin St Helena Shells' which links to a specimen held by the Cockburn Geological Museum reference EUCM.0180.2013....
Dates: August 1836- April 1837

Notebook No.64, 8 April 1837- June 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
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

Notebook No.67, July 1837- August 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/67
Scope and Contents This green leather notebook contains notes by Lyell on works by others on shells, fossils, chalk in a variety of localities. Dr. Beck features in Lyell's notes, including his notes on the latest edition of Principles of Geology. Notes are made primarily in pencil with amendments made in ink. The front cover reads "Copenhagen, July + August 1837, Index p. 117". The back cover is blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words,...
Dates: July 1837- August 1837

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