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Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1809 - 1882

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.99, April 1842- May 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/99
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook with green edged pages contains Charles Lyell's diverse notes from his travels through New England - Baltimore - Harpers Ferry - Cumberland Gap. Notes are in pencil and ink and are daily journal entries, lists, small and large sketches, and observations. 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...
Dates: April 1842- May 1842

Notebook No.105, 27 September 1842 - 10 December 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/105
Scope and Contents This green leather notebook contains diverse notes on geology of Perthshire, London, and Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, and proceedings likely of the Geological Society of London. Starts with the inclusion of a poem by Thomas Moore. The index also appears to feature the first mention to Hamilton Couper by Lyell, who notes his paper. The index is written on the final three pages of the notebook, the front and back covers are blank. ...
Dates: 27 September 1842 - 10 December 1842

Notebook No.107, 2 March 1843- 22 May 1843

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/107
Scope and Contents Notes, many on American geology, thoughts on theories of Geologists Henry Woodward, W. Morris, and the inventor Charles Babbage, expenses related to future lectures, and plans to go to Cork, Ireland. This index is not in Lyell's own words, but is notes from working with the notebook in the process of cataloguing. A complete index in Lyell's own words will be published in due course. Index...
Dates: 2 March 1843- 22 May 1843

Notebook No.114, 7 October 1843- January 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/114
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from his travels through Scotland (started in previous notebook, Number 113) and return to London. On the 14th December he is with Darwin. It is dated October 7, 1843 to January 1844. Notes are in pencil and ink.The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-116. Page 48 lists the ‘state of the M.S. Notebooks and seems to refer to a review – perhaps creating the index? - of the Scientific Notebooks 94 to 96 as well as...
Dates: 7 October 1843- January 1844

Notebook No.115, January 1844- May 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/115
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from January to May 1844 while in London. Notes are in pencil and ink. The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 112-115. From pp.20-22, 32 - with Darwin Lyell's own index Index London Jan[uary] to May 1844. p. 1, 2, 4, 6, 8 Acc[ount]. with C. Sowerby p. 3 Latin poetry, De ape electro inclusa - [p. 3 Latin poetry] De vipera...
Dates: January 1844- May 1844

Notebook No.119, 4 May 1845- August 1845

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/119
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from May 4th to August 1845 while in London and at Kinnordy in Scotland. The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-117. Notes are in pencil and ink. Lyell's own index No 119 Index. May 4 to August p. 1 Hamilton Group N[ew].Y[ork]. like Devonian p. 1 Anthony new Cyclas f[ound] recent[ly] Cincinnati p. 1 Wheeling Unio bed p. 1 Mill...
Dates: 4 May 1845- August 1845

Notebook No.128, 25 December 1845-2 January 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/128
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from December 25 1845 to January 2nd 1846 while traveling through Charleston (South Carolina), Savannah (Georgia), and Darien (Georgia). The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 115 and nine unumbered pages. Notes are in pencil and ink and include field sketches. An X is used to mark a pencil cross made at certain entries. A date written in the left margin has been inserted at the beginning of the appropriate...
Dates: 25 December 1845-2 January 1846

Notebook No.129, 3 January 1846-10 January 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/129
Scope and Contents Notebook No. 129 was kept by Lyell during his trip to America in 1845-6, mostly writen in pencil, after his lecture tour, and contains his observations while he visited several plantations worked by enslaved people extracted from undocumented regions of Africa, and bought at auction. Mr. and Mrs. Lyell stayed with James Hamilton Couper at Hopeton plantation for two weeks in January 1846. Couper was a member of the British Royal Geological Society, and Lyell was President at the time....
Dates: 3 January 1846-10 January 1846

Notebook No.130, 10 January 1846-20 January 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/130
Scope and Contents This notebook contains notes about enslaved religion, dances, festivities, and Lyell's observations of the lives of enslaved people in Georgia. This is interspersed with geological observations, lists of boxes sent and received of specimens, and cross section illustrations of landscapes. This notebook is mostly written in pencil. The index is located at p. 113-117, and is in pen. Unitarianism, Abolitionism p. 4 List of 'Boxes Sent';...
Dates: 10 January 1846-20 January 1846

Notebook No.241, 14 September 1859-21 October 1859

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 8: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/241
Scope and Contents This green leather bound Notebook records Lyell's travels in Aberdeenshire then on down the East coast to Scarborough, Filey, Cromer and Diss. Page 71 onwards are Lyell's notes on Darwin's 'Creation of Species' with further discussion thereafter. There is a black and white photograph of Roydon Oolite on page 171. Lyell's Own Index Sept. 14. 1859. Aberdeen Sept. Wed[nesday] 14th Aberdeen. 21. Union Terrace ...
Dates: 14 September 1859-21 October 1859

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Type
Archival Object 42
Collection 4
Digital Record 1
 
Subject
Geology 5
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) -- correspondence to 4
Biography 3
Geology, Stratigraphic Eocene 3
Geology, Stratigraphic Miocene 3
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Geology, Stratigraphic Tertiary 3
Martha's Vineyard (Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 3
Miocene Epoch 3
Professional Interaction 3
Slavery--United States 3
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 2
Angus (Scotland) 2
Anthracite coal 2
Bones 2
Clay 2
Cromer (England) 2
Etna, Mount (Italy) 2
Falkland Islands 2
Falun (Sweden) 2
Geology, Stratigraphic Cambrian 2
Geology, Stratigraphic Cretaeceous 2
Georgia (United States) 2
Norfolk (England) 2
North Carolina United States of America 2
Norwich (England) 2
Oolite 2
Raised Beaches 2
Scholarly Publishing 2
Shells 2
Slavery 2
Social Interaction 2
South Carolina United States of America 2
Theory of Evolution 2
Alabama (United States) 1
Aldborough (North Yorkshire, England) 1
America 1
American Alligator 1
Ammonites (Mollusks) 1
Antiquities 1
Appalachian Mountains 1
Artesian wells 1
Athenæum Club (London, England) 1
Australia -- Queensland 1
Authors 1
Autobiographies 1
Auvergne (France) 1
Bahía Blanca (Argentina) 1
Banchory, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Baptists 1
Barry Island (Barry, Wales) 1
Blackdown Hills (England) 1
Bonn (Germany) 1
Book Reviews 1
Borrowing and Lending 1
Boston (Massachusetts, United States) 1
Cachalot 1
Canada -- Nova Scotia 1
Canada -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island 1
Canada -- Ontario -- Niagara 1
Ceratodus 1
Chalk 1
Climate 1
Climate change 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
Coal 1
Cologne (Germany) 1
Commonplace-books 1
Correspondence 1
Crassatella 1
Dance 1
Darwinism 1
Demerara 1
Denmark -- Copenhagen 1
Deposition and Sedimentation 1
Devon, England 1
Drumkilbo (Perthshire, Scotland) 1
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland 1
Earth 1
Earth, Origin 1
Earthquakes 1
Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes 1
Echinus -- Sea Urchin 1
Elephant bones 1
Elgin, Moray, Scotland 1
England 1
England -- Newcastle Upon Tyne 1
England -- Norfolk -- Diss 1
England -- Scarborough 1
England -- Suffolk 1
England -- York 1
Erosion 1
Extinction (Biology) 1
Falmouth (Cornwall) 1
Family 1
Family papers 1
Fife Scotland 1
Filey (England) 1
Folk music -- Georgia 1
Foraminifera 1
Formations (Geology) 1
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