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Logan, Sir William Edmond, 1798-1875 (Canadian geologist | Director of Geological Survey of Canada 1842-1869)



  • Existence: 20 April 1798 – 22 June 1875

Created for

Charles Lyell Project, July 2021

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Canadian geologists, 1872-1900

Identifier: Coll-74/13/4
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Canadian geologists sub-series consists of:
  1. 50 letters, alphabetically arranged (1872-1900)
Dates: 1872-1900

Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir John William Dawson, 5 March 1875

Identifier: Coll-74/11/1/12
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir John William Dawson asking him to propose his son George Mercer Dawson for membership of the Geological Society. He gives a brief summary of his son's geological career to date. He mentions that he is publishing a book and a paper on Eozon. He laments the death of Sir Charles Lyell and Sir William Logan's current illness.
Dates: 5 March 1875

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter, 27 December 1865

Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 503-504
Scope and Contents Letter, with envelope, concerning the existence of the foraminefera Eozoon and a collaboration with Story-Maskelyne of the British Museum to prove this. 27 December 1865.
Dates: 27 December 1865

Notebook No.90, 13 August 1841-23 August 1841

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/90
Scope and Contents This tan leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his North American tour of New York, including New York City, Albany, Syracuse, Rochester. Notes are predominantly pencil, some ink, a mixture of field notes and travel notes. The index is located at the back of the notebook, both covers are unmarked. 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,...
Dates: 13 August 1841-23 August 1841