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Lyell, Charles, 1767-1849 (Scottish botanist, translator of Dante)


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence - Letters to Sir Charles Lyell from his family, 1839-1841

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 3.7: Series Coll-203/B7; Series Coll-203/B6; Series Coll-203/B8; Series Coll-203/B5
Identifier: Coll-203/B5
Scope and Contents Series containing letters written to Charles Lyell, from his father Charles Lyell (1767–1849) dated 1841 and three letters from other family members c.1839: 14 July 1841, at Kinnordy. Letter to Charles Lyell from his father Charles Lyell Senior, advising to take care of both his own, and Mary's health 'do not fancy you are a man of iron, and never forget, Mary is a wife of gold'. Advise on managing the...
Dates: 1839-1841

"E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists", 1805-1899

Identifier: Coll-1997/1
Scope and Contents This volume is entitled "E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists" and contains 175 items: 118 autograph letters and documents 57 portraits, comprising 40 albumen print photographs, 16 engravings, and 1 lithograph. Ainger, Alfred. ALS to Katharine Lyell. 9 February 1885. 2 pp. Ainger is best known for his memoirs of English authors. Declining a dinner invitation, saying that being in Hampstead Heath he...
Dates: 1805-1899

Letters and Latin exercises, sent from Charles Lyell to his father , 3 August 1813-11 November 1817

Identifier: Coll-203/B8
Scope and Contents

Letters and Latin exercises, sent from Charles to his father throughout his school life, whilst at Midhurst, Kettle Hall and Exeter College Oxford. Referred to as 'Specimens of Charles' Scholarship'. Also includes bundle of receipts.

Dates: 3 August 1813-11 November 1817

Miscellaneous letters K-Z, 1838-1886

Identifier: Coll-203/B2/2
Scope and Contents Continuing series of letters addressed to Charles Lyell, Lady Mary Lyell, Katharine Lyell and other recipients: 'K' 19 March 1838, from William [Hamilton?] at the Athenaeum, to Charles Lyell relating to the membership of actor, Charles Kean 'L' 9 February 1850 to Charles Lyell from de Lhuys, accepting dinner invitation 'M' Undated letter from HH Milman...
Dates: 1838-1886

Phillips, Thomas, 13 March 1824

Identifier: Coll-1989/52
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from Thomas Phillips, sent from [London] on 13 March 1824 to Charles Lyell, concerning a portrait of his fellow botanist William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865): “I have omitted to answer your kind letter in which you mentioned your desire to have Dr Hooker’s cast off picture. It is yours! And as you desire it in order to manifest your respect for him so let me indulge a feeling of the like nature toward one from whom I have received so much politeness and many favours and...
Dates: 13 March 1824