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Mantell, Gideon Algernon, 1790-1852 (English obstetrician, geologist, paleontologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 3 February 1790 – 10 November 1852

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.43, August 1831- August 1831

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 2
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 Lyell's own...
Dates: August 1831- August 1831

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

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 2
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 been expanded...
Dates: 27 August 1832-9 September 1832

Notebook No.85, 21 October 1840-8 December 1840

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/85
Scope and Contents This marbled paper and red leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's geological notes on Kinnordy and surrounding area, as well as other areas of Scotland, illustrated with a watercolor cross section on page 61. There are also 'to do' lists, notes on correspondence sent, meeting agendas and lists of persons to whom papers were sent, and notes on conversations with Agassiz. He makes more observations on glacial moraines, and lists of Faluns fossils. Notes are in pencil and ink and complete index...
Dates: 21 October 1840-8 December 1840

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

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
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. Covers are blank. 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: 8 December 1840-4 February 1841