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Richardson, John (Scottish Naval Surgeon, Naturalist and Artic Explorer)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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.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

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Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
Amiens (France) 1
Anthracite coal 1
Aurignacian culture--France 1
Blackdown Hills (England) 1