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Owen, David Dale, 1807-1860 (American geologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 24 June 1807 – 13 November 1860

Created for

Charles Lyell Project, April 2021

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.63, August 1836- April 1837

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
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.



Dates: August 1836- April 1837

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

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/75
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes and contain specimen lists, queries for colleagues, and notes on publication of new editions of Principles of Geology and Elements of Geology. Subjects are chiefly notes on fossil shells of Crag. The index is on p. 138-139. 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...
Dates: 3 May 1839-4 June 1839

Notebook No.80, 5 February 1840-25 June 1840

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/80
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebooks contains inventories of shells and fossils, Lyell's thinking on geology. There are mentions of Darwin and Playfair; London and France; References to Darwin, Tertiary shells, etc. The index is on p. 113-116. 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,...
Dates: 5 February 1840-25 June 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

Notebook No.87, February 1841- June 1841

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
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 contents is...
Dates: February 1841- June 1841

Notebook No.88, 16 June 1841-23 July 1841

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/88
Scope and Contents This green leather notebook contains diverse notes by Lyell, including lists, observations, sketches, and plans for future tours to Wales and North America. Notes are in pencil and ink. There is a sketch of a compass p. 21, and a list of books on American geology at the Geological Society of London on p. 101. The index is the last three pages of the notebook, both covers are unmarked. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied...
Dates: 16 June 1841-23 July 1841

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

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
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. The index is written on the final three pages of the notebook, the front and back covers are blank. Lyell's Own Index p. 7, Moore, extract from, - - Kinnordy + London p. 7, Blackadder on Serpent[ine] in Perthshire p. 8, Lectures, plan of, p. 44,...
Dates: 27 September 1842-10 December 1842