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Agassiz, Jean Louis, 1807-1873 (Swiss-American naturalist and professor of natural history)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.83, 30 July 1840-12 October 1840

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/83
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains notes on France, London, and Kinnordy, predominantly pencil in first part, containing field notes and multiple sketches of geological formations. Notes include significant list of Norwich Crag fossils sent to Dr Fleming, some drawings with use of colour evident; notes on glacial moraines observed in Angus with Dr. Buckland. Index on p. 113-116, both covers are blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's...
Dates: 30 July 1840-12 October 1840

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