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de Perthes, Jacques Boucher, 1788-1868 (French archaeologist and antiquary)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letters from Boucher des Perthes to Charles Lyell, 16th March 1860- 23rd April 1860

 File — Box Box 1.1: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/27
Scope and Contents

Summarised by Lyell
1) Boucher de Perthes sending shells for
2) "Bivalve of Menchecourt"
3) "Boucher de Perthes shells of Menchecourt by

Dates: 16th March 1860- 23rd April 1860

Notebook No.239, 29 July 1859-11 August 1859

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 8: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/239
Scope and Contents This red leather bound notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through France - Amiens - Paris - Le Puy. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries. The index is located at the back of the notebook. Lyell's own index July 1859 Index - Amiens & Paris p. 6 and 7 Amiens - levels obtained by Prestwich of heights at Abbeville p. 8. Lartet's address. p. 10. M....
Dates: 29 July 1859-11 August 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

Additional filters:

Amiens (France) 2
Elephant bones 2
Puy-de-Dôme (France : Department) 2
Alluvium 1
Aurignacian culture--France 1