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Fleming, John, 1785 - 1857 (Scottish Free Church minister, naturalist, zoologist, geologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 10 January 1785 – 18 November 1857

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Letters and Papers Concerning Sea Serpents, 1820-1848

 Series — Box: Lyell Temp Box 1.22 (Formerly Gen 119)
Identifier: Coll-203/5 (Lyell 5)
Scope and Contents Letters and Papers Concerning Sea Serpents consists of:
  1. notes and clippings regarding sightings of sea serpents (1820-1848)
  2. letters from Sir John William Dawson, John Fleming, William McGillivray, A Melville, Patrick Neill, Colonel Parkins and George Robert Waterhouse regarding sea serpents (1845-1848)
Dates: 1820-1848

Newspaper article, Verus et Utilis, The British Scientific Association, 8 October 1834

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/3/24
Scope and Contents Printed article regarding the proceedings of a meeting of the British Scientific Association mentioning a visit by Sir Charles Lyell to Sweden, the publication of a geological map of Scotland, freshwater limestone and Kirkton Quarry, 8 October 1834.
Dates: 8 October 1834

Notebook No.77, 24 June 1839-11 August 1839

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/77
Scope and Contents This dark maroon colored leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's notes and geological observations and sketches in pencil. There are some specimen lists and queries, notes on fossil shells of Tertiary period. There are many blank pages. Index is located in the front and back inside covers. 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: 24 June 1839-11 August 1839

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

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
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 digital...
Dates: 12 August 1839-17 October 1839

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.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

Printed Papers, c1829-1864

 Series — Box: Lyell Temp Box 1.23 (Formerly Gen 119)
Identifier: Coll-203/9 (Lyell 9)
Scope and Contents Printed Papers consists of: address delivered by Sir Charles Lyell at the anniversary meeting of the Geological Society of London (1836) Lithology of the Environs of Edinburgh by Dr Fleming (1856-1857) Biographical notice of Sir Charles Lyell as President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1864) press cutting of letter from Sir Charles...
Dates: c1829-1864