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Lonsdale, William , 1794-1871 (Geologist and Paleontologist)

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letters from Duncan, Peter Martin to Charles Lyell, 3 February 1866 - 19 January 1870

 File — Box Box 1.4: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/67
Scope and Contents Letters are summarised by Lyell as: 1) Dr Duncan on Bolderberg Flabellum [relating to Bolderberg formation in Northern Belgium] 2) Tropical corals, how far corals can indicate climate 3) Corals in Norway sea 4) 60 new Liassic [Early Jurassic] corals, showing imperfection of record 5) Lonsdale notes and Keeling island [Cocos, Australia] specimens 6) Scleractinia of antigua corals and explanation of Duncan's theory 7) reference to his paper on corals 8) Corals dredged up by the 'Porcupine'...
Dates: 3 February 1866 - 19 January 1870

Notebook No.114, 7 October 1843- January 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/114
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from his travels through Scotland (started in previous notebook, Number 113) and return to London. On the 14th December he is with Darwin. It is dated October 7, 1843 to January 1844. Notes are in pencil and ink.The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-116. Page 48 lists the ‘state of the M.S. Notebooks and seems to refer to a review – perhaps creating the index? - of the Scientific Notebooks 94 to 96 as well as...
Dates: 7 October 1843- January 1844

Notebook No.116, May 1844-11 June 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/116
Scope and Contents The notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from May to June 11th 1844 while in London. It then continues through June 13th to July 27th in Scotland. Much of the content is about an upcoming trip to the United States - and also covers research on Canada. Notes are in penci and ink. The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 112-115. Pages 67-72 is an Essay on the 'Constitution of the United States'. Lyell's own index...
Dates: May 1844-11 June 1844

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