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Orbigny, Alcide Charles Victor Marie Dessalines d', 1802-1857 (French naturalist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 6 September 1802 - 30 June 1857

Created for

Charles Lyell Project, May 2021

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.70, 17 January 1838- April 1838

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/70
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains notes by Charles Lyell on a variety of subjects, including geological observations from various pits in Britain, notes on the latest edition of Elements of Geology, and addresses of correspondents. The front and back cover are blank, index is located at the back of the notebook, p. 172. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and...
Dates: 17 January 1838- April 1838

Notebook No.78, 12 August 1839-17 October 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/78
Scope and Contents This dark maroon colored leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's specimen lists, to do lists, notes from colleagues publications, sketches, many blank pages. Miscellaneous notes; pp.21-22 - References to Darwin's 'Glen Roy' paper. Front and back cover are blank, index is p. 115-6. 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: 12 August 1839-17 October 1839

Notebook No.111, July 1843-11 August 1843

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/111
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from his travels through France (started in previous notebook, Number 110), London, and Bristol (continued in following notebook Number 112). It is dated July to Aug 11th 1843. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily field notes. The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-116. Lyell's own index Index. July to Aug[ust] 11th 1843. France - London -...
Dates: July 1843-11 August 1843

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.240, 11 August 1859-13 September 1859

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 8: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/240
Scope and Contents This green leather bound notebook documents Lyell's travel in Le Puy - Paris - London - Scotland. Page p.69 includes an original black and white photograph of a fossil man, discovered in le Puy, and which Lyell was involved in its verification. The photograph is thought to be the earliest photograph taken of this specimen. Lyell's Own Index Le Puy- Aug[ust] 11 1859 Index Aug[ust] 11 p. 7 Le Puy. Lava of so called Rome...
Dates: 11 August 1859-13 September 1859

Notebook No.245, 6 November 1860- March 1861

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/245
Scope and Contents Teal coloured leather Notebook, the index appears at the back of the book. On this occasion, Lyell creates the index chronologically, with the dates noted first, then page numbers and subjects. The notebook starts with Lyell in London. He creates a table for calculating the rate of rising of land. He is preparing to travel to Paris – listing maps and books to take, Notebooks which document earlier visits to Amiens, Abbeville, articles to read etc. Page 44 notes the weights of both Charles...
Dates: 6 November 1860- March 1861